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We have also to record the deaths of—

The Rev. William Henry McCausland, on the 29th ult., at 11, Gloucester-place, Hyde Park, aged seventy-three.

Edward Purcell, LL.D., on the 26th ult., at Glenview, Whitchurch, Hereford, aged sixty. He was son of the late Mr. Edward Purcell, of Cork.

Dr. John Boyd Baxter, the oldest pro-fiscal in Scotland, at Dundee, on the 4th inst., aged eighty-seven. During his long life he occupied many public positions. He took great interest in educational matters, and last year, with the assistance of Miss Baxter, of Ellangowan, made a gift of 130,000 for founding a college in Dundee.

Mrs. Alcock-Stawell (Charlotte Harriet Esther), wife of Colonel William St. Leger Alcock-Stawell, of Kilbrittain Castle, in the county of Cork, on the 27th ult. This lady was the only child and heiress of Mr. Jonas Stawell, of Kilbrittain Castle, by his wife, the Hon. Charlotte St. Leger, daughter of Hayes, Viscount Doneraile; was married Sept. 18, 1845, and leaves two sons and one daughter.

Lieutenant Henry Granville Lindsay Howard-Vyse, of the King's Rifles, who fell whilst gallantly pressing forward in front of the attack at the recent engagement in Egypt. He was second son of the Rev. Granville Sykes Howard-Vyse, of Boughton Hall, Northampton, and great-grandson of General Vyse, who married Anne, daughter and heiress of Field Marshal Sir George Howard, K.B. He was born May 8, 1859, and entered the Army June 23, 1880.

Mr. Joseph Sladen, of Hartsbourne Manor, Bushey, Herts, on the 1st inst. in his seventy-fifth year. He was the eldest son of Mr. Joseph Sladen, of Doctors' Commons, London, and Lee and Swanton Court, Kent, by Anne, his wife, daughter and coheir of Mr. William Mainwaring, a younger son of Mr. Edward Mainwaring, of Whitmore, Stafford. He married, in 1833, his cousin Etheldred, second daughter of Mr. John Baker Sladen, of Ripple Court, Kent, and had four sons and four daughters.

Mr. Henry Mervyn Richardson, of Rossfad, county Fermanagh, D.L., High Sheriff in 1834, and formerly Treasurer of the County, on the 3rd inst., at Rossfad, in his seventy-fourth year. He was only son of Mr. John Richardson, of Rossfad, by Angel, his wife, daughter of Colonel Mervyn Archdall, of Castle Archdall, M.P. He married, in 1834, Mary Jane, daughter of Mr. Charles Ovenden, of White Park, county Fermanagh, and leaves, with other issue, a son, Mr. John Mervyn Archdall Carleton Richardson, High Sheriff county Fermanagh, 1868.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2258—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, August 12, 1882, p.184