We have also to record the deaths of—
Mr. William Kilgour, of Tulloch and Balgaveny, Aberdeenshire, on the 30th ult., aged sixty-nine.
Mr. Cyril W. Herbert, Curator at the Royal Academy, an artist of great promise, son of the distinguished Academician Herbert, on the 2nd inst., aged thirty-four.
The Hon. Mrs. Francis Maude (Georgiana), wife of Captain the Hon. Francis Maude, of 50, Onslow-gardens, and daughter of Mr. Gervase Parker Bushe, on the 2nd inst.
Lady Martin (Catherine), widow of Sir Henry Martin, Bart., and daughter of Sir T. Byam Martin, G.C.B., Admiral of the Fleet, on the 20th ult., at Tunbridge Wells.
Lady Stephenson, wife of Sir Rowland Macdonald Stephenson, and daughter of Lieutenant Edward Hedersterdt, on the 27th ult., at Hill Lodge, Enfield, aged sixty-two.
General Christopher Birdwood, late of 3rd Bombay Native Infantry, and Commissariat-General, Bombay, on the 4th inst., at Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire, aged seventy-five.
The Rev. Edward Joseph Rose, M.A., Rector of Weybridge, Surrey, Hon. Canon of Winchester and Rural Dean, on the 3rd inst., aged sixty-four. He held the Rectory of Weybridge since 1855.
Mr. James Abbiss, J.P., formerly an alderman for the ward of Bridge, on the 7th inst., at his residence at Enfield. He was treasurer of the Asylum for Idiots, Earlswood, and director of the General Life and Fire Assurance Company.
The Rev. James Craigie Robertson, one of the Residentiary Carious of Canterbury, at his residence in the Cathedral precincts on the 8th inst., in his seventieth year. The late Canon was librarian of Canterbury Cathedral. The canonry is worth £1000 per annum and a residence.
Mr. Hablot Knight Browne, better known as "Phiz," at Hove, Brighton, on the 8th inst. He was born in 1815, and at an early age began to draw caricatures with great success. In 1835 he drew the pictures for "Pickwick," and afterwards illustrated most of the works of Mr. Dickens.
Lieutenant-Colonel William Frederick Northey, late East Middlesex Regiment, second son of the late Lieutenant-Colonel Northey, Assistant-Quartermaster-General and grandson of Sir William Paxton, of Middleton Hall, Carmarthenshire, on the 1st inst.
The Hon. Mrs. Westenra (Anne), widow of Lieutenant-Colonel the Hon. John Craven Westenra, of Sharavogue, M.P. for King's County (third son of Warner William, Lord Rossmore),and daughter of the late Mr. Louis Charles Daubuz, on the 5th inst. Her only child, Mary Anne Wilmot Westenra, is the present Countess of Huntingdon.
Captain George Robert Hope, R.N., Captain H.M.S. Champion, second son of the late George William Hope, of Luffness, N.B., M.P. for Windsor, by Caroline Georgina, his wife, daughter of Henry James, Lord Montagu, and grandson of General the Hon. Sir Alexander hope, G.C.B., on the 12th ult., at Honolulu, aged forty-one.
Dr. James Taylor, Deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals and Fleets, on the 9th inst., at Portobello, near Edinburgh, at the age of eighty-five. He was for about thirty years in active service, chiefly in Canada, at the Cape, in the Mediterranean, at Ascension Island, and the West Indies. He retired about twenty-five years ago. Dr. Taylor was a native of Banffshire, and some time ago he purchased the estate of Greenskares in that county, at a cost of £10,000, and presented it to the Senatus of the University of Aberdeen for the promotion of secondary education in Banffshire.
Mr. Turle, who recently died, aged eighty, at his residence in the Cloisters, Westminster, was one of the oldest members of the musical profession in this country. For fifty-eight years he acted as organist of Westminster Abbey. He began to officiate in 1817, was named deputy to Mr. Greatorex in 1819, and was appointed organist and master of the choristers (by Dean Ireland) in 1831. In 1875 he was, at his own request, relieved of all active work by the appointment of a permanent deputy. Mr. Turle was a friend of Spohr and Mendelssohn, and assisted the latter in bringing out his "St. Paul" at Birmingham. The first public funeral at which he played the organ was that of Lord Castlereagh.
Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2254—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 15, 1882, p.74