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was a Cornet in the 11th Dragoons, but died at the age of fifteen in 1805; 2. Sir Mark, who has succeeded to the Baronetcy, and has sat in Parliament for Gatton ; 3. Eliza-Georgiana, deceased; t nd, 4. Rachael, married June 13, 1816, to William Joseph Lockwood, Esq. of i.Jews Hall, Essex. * The remains of the deceased Baronet were interred in Gatton church on the 13th of February. His will has been proved in Doctors' Commons, his personal property being returned as under 60,000l. He has left Gatton and his other freehold estates, and the bulk of his fortune, to the present Baronet. — Gentleman's Magazine. WOOD, Mr. George, for some years proprietor, editor, and publisher of the Kent Herald Newspaper, at Canterbury; August 5, 1829; of an attack of gout in the stomach. In private life he had many estimable qualities;–his charities were extensive without ostentation — his friendship was sincere—his hostility open and manly. In his death the poor man has lost a friend. That he was not free from faults must be admitted; but they were errors that his relatives may regret, yet not feel ashamed of “De mortuis nil misi bonum.” Be it not forgotten, that his life was eminently useful to his native place, and advantageous to the general cause of mankind. There is reason to fear that his decease was hastened by the embarrassed state of his affairs, but he had long been a martyr to the gout. Alas! “He was but born to to try The lot of man—to suffer and to die!” —Monthly Magazine.
ZOUCHE, the Right Hon. Sir Ce. cil Bisshopp, Baron of Haryngworth, by writ of summons to Parliament in 1308, eighth Baronet of Parham, D.C. L. and F. R. S.; at Parham, in Sussex; Nov. 11. 1829; aged nearly 75.
His Lordship was born Dec. 29. 1753; the eldest son of Sir Cecil Bisshopp, the sixth Baronet, by Susanna, eldest daughter of John Hedges, of Finchley in Middlesex, Esq. He succeeded his father in the Baronetcy in September, 1779; and in 1782 married HarriotAnne, only child and heiress of William Southwell, of Bampton in Gloucestershire, Esq. uncle to Lord de Clifford.
By this lady, who survives him, Lord Zouche had two sons and three daughters, who will be noticed hereafter. At the general election in 1780 Sir Cecil was elected to Parliament as Member for Shoreham in Sussex; and he was also returned by that borough on four other occasions, in 1784, 1796, 1801, and 1802. Sir Cecil was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1791; and created D. C. L. at the Encaenia at Oxford in 1810. At what time Sir Cecil first conceived the idea of advancing his claims to the ancient Barony of Zouche we are not exactly informed. His claim was in some degree strengthened in 1802. In that year, by the death of his maternal aunt the Hon. Mrs. William Bateman, without issue, he became (his mother having died before in 1796) the tole representative of his grandmother Catherine Tate, the elder coheiress of her great grandfather Zouche Tate, who again was son of the elder daughter and coheiress of Edward the eleventh Lord Zouche, the last who had sat in that Barony, and who died in 1625. Of that Baron's younger daughter no descendants could be traced after the time of the Commonwealth; and the claims of Mary, the younger sister of Catherine Tate, had subdivided into three portions, in the persons of her three grandaughters and coheiresses, the daughters of Robert Long, Esq., who died in 1772, and the wives respectively of John Oliver, Esq., Samuel Scudamore Heming, Esq., and Thomas Bayley Howell, Esq. After the proofs of the pedigree had been referred to a Committee of Privileges in the House of I'eers, they came to a de. cision April 24. 1807; when it was resolved that the Barony was in abeyance between Sir Cecil Bisshopp and Mrs. Oliver, Mrs. Howell and SamuelGeorge Heming, Esq., son of Mrs. Heming, as co-representatives of the eldest daughter of the last Lord Zouche; and the descendants, if any should be found to exist, of Mary Zouche, his youngest daughter. At length by writ of summons dated August 27. 1815, the Prince Regent was graciously pleased to terminate the abeyance, and Sir Cecil Bisshopp was called to the House of Peers to sit in the place of the ancient Barons Zouche of Haryngworth. — It should be added that, by the same descent, Sir Cecil was equally entitled to the Baronies
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