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1 & 21 . March 25 , at Paisley , the Rev . Dr . John Findlay , in the 41 st year of his ministry .
mar and language , were refined and phi- * losophical . His great and unremitting labours in the Institution can be fuliy estimated by those alone who were intimately acquainted with him , or by those who had the advantage of receiving his instructions . To the Belfast Institution , since his removal to it , he always displayed the warmest attachment , founded upon the rational hope , from what it had already performed , of its becoming of the greatest benefit to the north of Ireland . In the death of Dr . Neilson , the Institution and the town of Belfast have sustained a great loss . As a Christian clergyman , he was distinguished by pure and rational piety ; and in discharging all the duties of his religious office , he was anxious to impress the truths which he himself sincerely felt . — ( New Month . Mag . )
May 2 , at Clifton , aged 82 , Mrs . Hester Lvncii Piozzi . She was the daughter of John Salusbury , Esq ., of Bodvel , in Caernarvonshire , but better known as the wife of Mr . Thrale , the Southwark
brewer , the friend and patron of Di \ Johnson . Her second husbancji was an Italian , a music-master at Bath . She published several works : Anecdotes of Dr . Johnson ; a Collection of Letters to and from him , in two Bvo . volumes ; Observations in a Journey through France , &c , 2 vols . 8 vo . ; British Synonymy , 2 vols . 8 vo . ; Retrospection , or a Review of the last 1800 years , 2 vols . 4 to ., &c . ; and fugitive poetical pieces , amongst which is the popular poem of the Three Warnings , imitated from La Fontaine .
April 26 , in Belfast ^ in the 46 th year of his age , the Rev . Williaivi Neilson , D . D ., M . R . I . A ., Professor of Latin , Greek and Hebrew , and Head Master of the Classical School in the Belfast Academical Institution . Dr . Neilson was the fourth son of the Rev . Dr . Neilson , Presbyterian Minister at Redemon , county Down , who still survives to lament the loss of his son . From early years he displayed an ardent taste for literary knowledge , especially for the study of languages , of which the Greek soon appeared to be his favourite . At an early period of life he finished his
philosophical studies in the University of Glasgow . For some years subsequent he assisted in conducting his father ' s academy . In 1797 , he was ordained Presbyterian Minister of Dundalk , where he gave to the world his Greek Exercises , English Grammar , Greek Idioms , and Irish Grammar . He was also the author
of many valuable essays on subjects connected with languages , in various literary journals . His character in literature stood so high , that the University of Glasgow conferred upon him the degree of Doctor in Divinity—an honour which was equally unsolicited and unexpected ., The Royal Irish Academy invited him to become one of their members . In 1818 , he was invited to become Professor and
Head Master in the Belfast Institution ; and in the full and laborious exercise of his duties in that literary establishment , he was unexpectedly arrested by death , after a residence of little more than three years . The literary fame of Dr . Neilson , particularly as a linguist , was great , and was even more extended in England and
Scotland than in his own country . His labours in the composition of excellent elementary works , calculated in particular to facilitate the knowledge of the Greek language , have been appreciated in all parts of the empire - Notwithstanding his various avocations in Belfast , he gave
to the world , about a year ago , an edition of Moore ' s Greek Grammar , with large additions and improvements , which has been already adopted as a text-book in some of the Universities of Scotlaud , and has been highly approved by the best judges . Hift speculation 8 on th « i more intricate and philosophical parts of gram-
— 15 , on Woolwich Common , John Bonnycastle , Esq ., Professor of Mathematics at the Royal Military Academy . He was born at Whitchurch , in the county of Buckingham , and , after a country education , was induced by the opinion entertained of his abilities to seek his fortune in London . He ; vas for
some time u . sher in the school of the late Rev . Mr . Noble , the General Baptist Minister , of whose church he became a member , but he had long before his death dropped his early religious connexions . He was engaged by the Earl of Pomfret as private tutor to his sons , the present . Earl and the Hon . General Fermor , in or near whose family at Easton , Northaiup ^ tonshire , he nassed two years . He then
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), June 2, 1821, page 369, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2501/page/45/