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NECROLOGY.

Sir W. Burdett died at Claremont Lodge, after a long and painful illness, on Saturday. He had been a resident at Cheltenham Tor a great many years, and was universally respected by all who knew him. Sir Bagenel William Burdett, Bart, went to India ns a cadet in the Bengal military service, in the year 1700. Early in 1792 he wai appointed to an ensigncy in the 52d Regiment, then serf, ing in the Carnalic. In 1793 he was at the taking of Pondicherry, on the Coromandel coast, where the regi. ment had many officers killed und wounded. In 1796 he proceeded with the expedition ordered to obtain posses- sion of the island of Ceylon. He was the last to leave the " Princess Amelia" when she blew up, and one of the few survivors. He was taken by Ibu French, and retaken by the English on his voyage home. He was also at Ferrol iu Portugal in 1799; from 1800 to 1804, on the staff of Sir John Moore' and Sir John Hope, and in the latter year promoted to a majority, exchanged into the 41st Regiment,

and sold out.

Lord Bruce died, after a lengthened illness, on Tuesday sc'nnight, at Talaton, Devon, where he had been residing for the benefit of his health. The deceused, George Charles Constantine Lord Bruce, who was eldest bod of the Earl of Elgin, by his first marriage with Miss Nisbet, which marriage was dissolved by net of Parliament io 1808, was born the 5th of April, 1800, and was brother of Lady Mary Chichester, the lady of Mr..R. A. Chichester, M.P., Lady Matilda Maxwell, and Lady Lucy Grant. The Hon. James Bruce, the noble eurl's eldest son' by his second mnrriuge, bom July 20, 1810, is now heir lo the family honours.

We regret to announce the death of Admiral Sir Henry Bayntun, G.C.B., which took phire on Wednesday worn, ing at Buth, where he had resided for some years. His death was rather sudden, having been present with his son at the first winter ball in that city on the Thursday night previous. Tho deceased admiral entered the navy at an early agp, for his commission as lieutenant is dated April 15, 1783. When lieutenant he was actively engaged at the reduction of Martinique, and was commander of the " Nautilus," at Gutidnloupc, in 1794. The deceased also eminently distinguished himself under the immortal Nelson at Trafalgar, where he commanded the " Levi- athan ;" and subsequently, iu 1807, took part in the expe- dition against Buenos Ayres. The admiral wus in his 75th year.

The Hon. James Stuart, the eldest son of the Earl of Moray, by his second countess, daughter of Sir Philip Ainslie and the Hon. Elizabeth Gray, died on Saturday last. He wns bom 17th January, 1804, and was a captain in the 85th regiment.-Atlas, Dec. 19.

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