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banded soldiers, who had received from Majesty, King George' the Third, the Provisional Government grants of the c. 45 : entitled “ An Act for build. lauds they occupied, and had been encou- ing and promoting the building of raged to cultivate them by an allowance
additional Churches in populous of provisions to assist them at the commencement of their labours. Upou in
Parishes." quiry, he foond, with much concern, that Second Report of His Majesty's there was only one person among them wtio could read; this was a female. He im.
Commissioners, appointed, fr. mediately went to see her, and was highly “In making this Report, His Majesty's pleased to discover in her not only a soned Commissioners think that it will be for understanding, but apparently a miud pin the general convenience, that they shonid ously disposed. Slre informed him that detail, sommarily, the tenour of their Reshe took as much pains as the little time port made on the 3d February 1821. she could afford would allow (for they " lu that Report it was stated that were extremely poor, and she was obliged letters patent bad issued under seal of the to work very hard with her husband on United Kingdom of Great Britain and the farm), in educating her children, and Ireland, appointing the Right Honourable instilling into their minds principles of re and Honourable persons therein nained, ligion. She professed a firm attachinent Commissioners for carrying the before 10 the Church of England. Her library mentioned Act of Parliament into execuconsisted of a bible and prayer-book. As tion, he could not but deplore the wretclied “ His Majesty's Commissioners then state of those families ignorant of religion, proceeded to detail the steps which they end with nothing to distinguish the Holy. had deemed it expedient to adopt, for the Sabbath of the Lord from any other day, purpose of carrying into effect the daties he requested this poor woman to ansemble entrusted to thein; particularly those as many of her neighbours as would attend which they had taken to obtain correct at her tent on Spodays to read to them the information as to the places in the metroHoly Scriptures, and to offer up some of polis, and in its vicinity, and also in what the prayers in the Liturgy. He also gave other parts of England and Wales, where hier a volume of sermons, and asked her to the bounty of Parliament conld be most read one of them at the same time. She beneficially expended in erecting Churches seemed nunch pleased with the proposal, and Chapels for the performance of divine which was most acceptable to many others service, according to the rites of the in the settlement. He conceives that United Church of England and Ireland as this simple mode of instruction, where no by law established, ether way could be provided for their spi “ The Report then sets forth, that His ritnal sosprovement, miglit, through the Majesty's Commissioners, in order to obblessing of God, be productive of good tain correct information as to the extent effect, and the means of leading some of of popnlation, and the want of church those ignorant beings to the knowledge of accommodation, in the several parishes Divisie Truth, and the Father of mercies and extra-parochial places, had invited might, even by the instrumentality of this their Lordships the Bishops to form Dis. solitary, individnal, raise up children to trict Boards in their several Dioceses, and himself in the wilderness. On luis way to had prepared instructions for their use Fredericton he performed divine service and information. That they had also at the Great Falls, and preached to a small prescribed the mode to be adopted by congregation of eigliteen, consisting of per. such parishes as might be entitled to the sons who had accidentally met there, pass- benefit of the Act, in applyiog for aid iug up and down the river. During his according to their several circumstances. stay in New Brunswick, he occupied bim- The Report further stated, that certain self in visiting several settlements, where rules and regulations, as directed by the the people seemed mach devoted to their Act, lad been drawn up for the conduct religious concerns."
of the general proceedings of His Majesty's
Commissioners, who had made such other NEW CHURCHES.
rules and regulations as they deemed exThe following is the Second Re. pedient and necessary to be fixed and port of His Majesty's Commis known for the furtherance of the purpeses sioners, appointed by virtue of an
of the Act, the general tenour of which is Act of Parliament, passed in the detailed in the last Report.
“ The Report then sets forth the pea58th year of the reigy of His late
sures of precaution which bis Majestys
Commissioners had taken to obtain thie Report already laid heforé Parliam ento best possible assurance of the stability of' will proceed to detail the progress whichi the buildings to be erected by them, and they have since made in the exeention of: the beueficial consequences which had their duties :accrued. A statement was also given of :“ His Majesty's Commissioners are the number of applications which had gratified at being able to report, that seu been made for aid; and of those which new Churches or Chapels have been conthad been rejected, as dot coming within pleted at the following places-at Blackits enactments.
burn, in the county of Lancaster; Bittori, “ Amnexed to the Report was a list of in the county of Gloncester; Birmingham, the places in which His Majesty's Com. in the county of Warwick; Walcot, in the missioners had deemed it expedient, that city of Bath ; Chathain, in the conoty of additional Churches or Chapels should be Kent; Christchurch, in the county of built, the names of the parishes or town. Southampton ; Oswestry, in the connty ships in which they were sitnate, the ex- of Salop; Stepney, in the county of Midisting population and Church accommo- dlesex; Wandsworth, in the connty of dation, the number of new Churchies or Surrey; and in Regent-street, : in the Chapels proposed to be built, and the parish of St. James, Westminster, in the accommodation therein, as well in pews, county of Middlesex ; in which áccommoas in free seats for the use of the poor; dation hias been provided for four thousand the anonnt of the architects' estimates and eighty one persons in pews, and tor: where the same had been received, the pine thousand pine bundred and furty-nine specific grants proposed to be made in poor persons in free seats; that the aid of the undertaking, where parishes Churches or Chapels at Blackburu, Bittou, subscribed part of the expense, the pro. Chatham, Oswestry, and in Regent-street, bable amount of subscriptions, the sum St. Jaines, Westminster, have been consethen issued in Exchequer bills, the loans crated, aod Divine Service is regularly. proposed to be made, and a statement performed therein ; and that the Churches whether the sites for the proposed or Chapels at Birmingham, Waleot, Churches and Chapels were provided or Christchnrch, and Wandsworth, will lie not, whether provided by gift or subscrip- consecrated in the course of a very few tion, or out of the Parliamentary fand; weeks. That the sum to be paid out of also, a calculation of the extent of the the Parliamentary 'grant towards the exprobable expense of erecting the Churches pense of erecting these Churches or Chiaand Chapels, and the amount of loans pels will amount to about sixty-five proposed to be made by His Majesty's thousand pounds. Commissioners,
“ His Majesty's Commissioners Imave “ His Majesty's Commissioners annexed further to report, Heat at the undes-mento such Report various Schedules, shewing tioned thirty places, Churches or Chapels the places in which new Churches or are now building, most of which it will be Chapels were then erecting, with extracts observed, by a reference to the Report of of reports froin the architects, of the state the Architects contained in a Schedule of the works' at that time. A list was hereto annexed, marked (B.) will be conadded of places wherë vew Churches or pleted in the course of the present and Chapels were to be built, and where His the following year ; viz. at Ashton-u..derMajesty's Commissioners liad approved of Lyne, in the county of Lancaster; one at plans, and where steps were taking to ob- Bordesley, and another at Erdington, taip tenders, preparatory to contracts both in the parish of Astou, in the county being made ; also, a list of places where of Warwick; at Barnesley, in the county plaus bad been obtained, and were under of York; in the parish of St. Augnstine, in the consideration of the Board, and of the city of Bristol ; Chelsea, in the county other places where pew Churches or of Middlesex ; Padsey, in the parish of Chapels were to be built, but where plans Calverley, in the county of York; Canr bad not been delivered. A separate state- berwell, in the county of Surrey; Hackney, ment was also given of places where ap- in the county of Middlesex; Hawarden, phcations had been 'made to the Board for in the county of Flint; Kidderminster, in aid, which could not be granted, from the the coanty of Worcester; two in the appreheusion that the Parliamentary find parish of Lambeth, in the county of would be totally exhausted in the comple. Surreynamely, age at Brixton and the tiou of the Churches and Chapels which other at Kennington; Tyldesley, in the they had previously proposed to build. * parish of Leigh, in the county of Lancas
“ His Majesty's; Conunìssioners having ter; Hoghton, in the parish of Layland, in thus recapitulated the general tenour of the the county of Lancaster ; two in the parisha
of St. Mary-le-bone, in the county of Mid .“ His Majesty's Commissioners beg dlesex-namely, one in Wyndham-place, leave to reportt, that notwithstanding the and the other in Langham-place ; at Man- valuable assistance which they had thus 'chester, in the county of Lancaster; obtained, they found it impossible, from 'Nottingham, in the connty of Nottingham; the great increase of business since the Nopeaton, in the county of Warwick; in last Report, to proceed with satisfaction the parish of St. Luke, Old-street, in the to themselves, or with that despatch county of Middlesex; Prestwich, in the which is so important to the exeention of county of Lancaster; Portsca, in the the works which His Majesty's Commiscounty of Soathampton; two in the parish missioners have to carry into effect. of St. Pancras, in the county of Middle- Under these circunstaoces they deemed sex-namely, one in Regent's-sqnare, and it expedient to engage in their constant the other in Somers Town ; Stockport, in employ a professional gentleman, and they the county of Lancaster; in Broad-lane, accordingly appointed a surveyor for the in the town of Sheffield, in the county of before-mentioned purposes; aad His MaYork; West Bromwich, in the county of jesty's Commissioners have the satisfaction Stafford;. Workington, in the county of to add, that experience has fully proved Cumberland ; and at Stanley, in the parish the necessity and advantage of such apof Wakefield, in the county of York. pointment. These Churches and Chapels will afford “ His Majesty's Commissioners have accommodation for twenty-two thousand further to report, that plans have been four hundred and seventy four persons in Jaid before them, and, after due considepews; and for twenty-five thousand nine ration, have been approved, for ten hundred and eleven poor persons in free Churches or Chapels to be built at the seats.
following places ; viz. at Attereliffe, in the “ In the last Report His Majesty's county of York; Bolton, in the county of Commissioners stated, that they had Lancaster; Chorley, in the same county ; thought it advisable, with the view of at Belper, in the parish of Duffield, in calling forth a general competition, and the county of Derby; near Waterlooof bringing forward professional talent in bridge, in the parish of St. Mary Lambeth, various parts of the country, to call for in the county of Surrey ; Stafford-street, plans from the applicants, nnder the direc- in tlie parish of St. Marylebone, in the tion of their several local Committees; county of Middlesex ; Soffolk-street, in and that having found it impossible, at the parish of St. Mary Newington, in the their general Board, to examine minutely county of Surrey ; at Salford, in the town into the details of the several plans sub- of Manchester; near the Infirmary, at mitted to them, in respect to the arrange- Sheffield, in the county of York; and at ment of the interior, and various parts of Preston, in the county of Lancaster. And the construction of the buildings; they as soon as tenders for the performance of bad deemed it expedient to appoint a
these several works are received, and seBuilding Committee, for the purpose of lections made therefrom, and the nsual taking into consideration such plans, with contracts and bonds formed upon them, the several circumstances which might at the buildings will be began. tend the execution of them; that under “ His Majesty's Commissioners have also such® reference, the Building Committee plans before them for consideration, for had examined into the number and ar twenty-three Churches or Chapels pro. rangement of the sittings, the estimated posed to be built at the following places: charge of the buildings, the tenders for the at Bermondsey, in the county of Sarrey; performance of the several works, with one at Shipley, and another at Wilsdes, the securities to be given for the due exe in the parish of Bradford, in the county cntion of the same, and the several par. of York; at Bishops Wearinonth, in the ticulars attendant thereon, with the as- county. of Durham; Farnworth, in the sistance of such information, as they parish of Dean, in the county of Lancaster; could obtain from the Reports of the three in the parish of Dewsbury, in the several local Committees; and that as a connty of York, namely, one at Hanging measure of precaution, and in order to Eaton, a second on Dewshary Moor, and obtain the best possible assurance of the the third at Eales Eaton; at Netherton, stability of the buildings, His Majesty's in the parish of Dudley, in the county of Commissioners had, in every case, recourse Worcester; Edmonton, in the county of to the opinion of the architects' attached Middlesex ; Greenwich, in the connty of to His Majesty's office of works, on that Kent; at Pimlico, and in Regent-street, particular point, and were sensible of the in the parish of St. George Hanover-square, advantages which had been derived from in the county of Middlesex; in the parish such mode of proceeding.
of St. Margaret, Leicester; Liverpool, in
the county of Lancaster; three in the The Exchequer Bills which have town of Leeds, one at Quarry Hill, a been issued to this day, amount to the second in Meadow-lane, and the third at snm of one hundred and one thousand three Woodhouse; at Norwood, in the parish of handred pounds. St. Mary Lambeth, in the county of “Since their last Report, His Majesty's Surrey; Beckford-place, in the parish of Commissioners have obtained the consent St. Mary Newington, in the same county; of His Majesty in Council, to dividing of a second Chapel at Portsea, in the county the parish of Bittou, and forming an Ecof Southampton; in the Hoxton division clesiastical district, under the 21st and of the parisli of Shoreditch, in the county 22d sections of the 58th of His late Ma.' of Middlesex; at Sheffield Moore, in the jesty. They have also obiained new town of Shettield; and at Alverthorpe, in burial grounds for the following places : the parish of Wakefield. They have also The parish of St. John, Westminster ; called for plans for uincteen Churches or Blandtord, in the county of Dorset; KidChapels proposed to be built at the fol. derminster, in the county of Worcester ; lowing places :-two in the parish of St. aud to each of the new Churches to be Matthew, Bethnal-green, in the county of built at Preston, in the county of LanMiddlesex; for a second Chapel to be caster. They have increased their former built at Blackburn, in the county of Lan. grant towards the expense of erecting the caster; for two Churches be built in new Church at Blackburn, in the county the parish of St. Philip, in the town of of Lancaster, to 80001, on account of the Birmingham; a Chapel in the Hans Towu inability of the inhabitants to meet the. division of the parishi of St. Luke, Chelsea; expenses, in consequence of their having in the parish of St. George in the East, been obliged to contribute to the rebuildLondon; at Gateshead Fell, in the county ing of the Parish Church at the expense of of Durbain; for a third Church in the about 20,0001. parish of St. George, Hanover-square, in “ His Majesty's Commissioners, notthe county of Middlesex; in the parish of withstanding the further powers vested St. Andrew, Holborn, London: at High- in them by the Act passed on the 13th of gate, in a district to be formed of parts of July 1819, entitled, “ An Act to amend the parishes of Islington, Hornsey, and St. and render more effectual an Act passed Pancras, in the county of Middlesex; in in the last Session of Parliament, for the eastern division of the parish of St. building and promoting the building of Marylebone; in Travis-street, in the additional Churches in populous parishes,'. town, and at Hulme, both in the parish of still found that they could not proceed Manchester; in the parish of St. Martin- fully to carry the intention of the Legisin-the Fields; for a second Church to be lature into effect, without additional built in the parish of St. Luke, Old-street, powers, which they applied for, and have in the county of Middlesex; at Oldham since obtained. and at Preston, in the county of Lancaster; “ For the purpose of shewing in a more and in the Haggerstone division of the concise manner the progress which they parish of St. Leonard Shoreditch.
have made since their last Report, and the “ That in addition to the number of work which yet remains to be done, His Churcles or Chapels whiclı His Majesty's Majesty's Commissioners have drawn up Commissioners proposed to build, accord- various Schedules, to which they beg ing to their last Report, they have, owing leave to refer: but His Majesty's Comto the very peculiar circumstances at missioners cannot close this Report withtending the following cases, deemed it out expressing their extreme regret, that expedieut to build new Churches or owing to the engagements made on the Chapels at Attercliffe, in the county of Parliamentary Fund, the whole of which York; Bishop's Wearmouth, in the county is appropriated, they have deemed it neof Durham; Greenwich, in the county of cessary to reject the applications set Kent; Highgate, in the county of Mide forth in Schedule (G.) many of which are dlesex; hoping that by the strictcst atten of the most urgent importance." tion to economy, and by the measures
"C. CANTUAR, which they have adopted for preventing
LIVERPOOL. any excess above the architects' estimates,
N. VANSITTART. in the erection of the Churches or Chapels
JOHN IRELAND. now building, they may be able to defray
JOS. HOLDEN POTT, • out of the present Parliamentary grant
G. O. CAMBRIDGE. the expense of affording further church
F. J. H. WOLLASTON, accommodation to those parishes where
JOSHUA WATSON. the same is so much wanted.
July 1822, REMEMBRANCER, No. 46,
(The Report to His Majesty is fol- the Board of places where the Plans lowed by an Appendix, containing accounts for new Churches or Chapels have not yet of places where new Cliurches or Chapels been received—of List of Applications have been completed-of places where for new Churches and Chapels (coming new Churches or Chapels are building of within the provisions of the Act of Parplaces where the Plans for the Churches liament) made since the last Report-of or Chapels have been approved, but the Applications for further Church accommoworks not yet commenced- of places dation, the consideration of which has where the Plans for new Churches or been postponed on account of the state of Chapels are under the consideration of the Parliamentary Fund.]
ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS. Atkinson, T. B, te the chapelry of the stall in Bristol Cathedral; patron, the
Holy Trinity, Richmond, Yorkshire; LORD CHANCELLOR.
patron, the Bishop of CuesteR. Strong, T. L. B.D. chaplain to the Bishop Ayling, Mr. to the mastership of the of Llandaff, to the rectory of St. Miroyal grammar school at Guildford, in chael, Queenhithe ; patrons, the DEAN the room of the rev. J. Stedman, re and CHAPTER of St. Paul's. signed.
Tattam, H. rector of St. Cuthberts, Bisstand, Thomas, B.A. of Baliol college, Bedford, to be chaplain to the Engliske
Oxford, to be chaplain to the right church, at the Hague. hon, LORD ST. HELENS,
Thursby, W. M.A. of Oriel college, OxBullock, Mr. to the vicarage of St. Paul, ford, to the vicarage of All Saints, Bristol.
Northampton, also to be domestic chapChester, Matthew, to the perpetual cu. lain to Ilis Royal Highness the DUKE
racy of St. Helen's Auckland, Durham. of CAMBRIDGE. Cumins, John, to the rectory of Racken- Watson, Dr. curate of Acle, Norfolk, to ford, Devon.
the livings of Ringstead cum Denford, Glanville, Jobn, to the perpetual cure Northamptonshire; patrou, T. BUR
of St. Germain's, and the rectory of TON, Esq. of Yarmouth. Jacobston, Cornwall.
Whinfield, H. W. M.A. to the rectory of Graham, J. B. M.A. to the vicarage of Tyringham cnm Filgrave, Buckinghaw
Holy Trinity, Mieklegate, York; pa shire, with the rectory of Boltlesden tron, the LORD CHANCELLOR.
eum Potsgrove, Bedfordshire ; patron, Hubbard, Henry, M.A. to the rectory of W. PRAED, Esq. of Tyringham, Hinton Ammer, Hants ; patron, the
ORDINATIONS. Lord Bishop of WincueSTER.
August 18. Lyall, William Rowe, M.A. of Trinity col At a private Ordination held at the lege, Cambridge, and assistant preacher palace in Gloucester, by the hon. and at the Temple, to be one of the Bishop right rev. the Lord Bishop of that dioof London's domestic chaplains, in the cese, the following gentlemen were adı
ace of the rev. Archdeacon Blomfield. mitted into holy orders :Nolan, John, to the perpetual cure of DEACON.-W. J. Rayner, B.A. PemTorpoint, Cornwall.
broke college, Oxford. Payler, A. C. M.A. to the living of PRIESTS.-F. Wilkinson, S.C.L. Mag
Headcorn, Kent; patron, the ARCU. dalen hall, Oxford; W. B. Lewis, BA Bishop of CANTERBURY.
Trinity college, Dublin. Pellew, Georgo, to the dignity of a ca
September 1. non or prebendary in Canterbury ca The following gentlemen of the Uni. : thedral, void by the death of Dr. versity of Cambridge, were ordained at Coombe.
Richmond, Yorkshire, by the Bishop of Pott, Joseph Holden, M.A. Archdeacon Chester :
of London, to the prebend of Mora, in Deacons. R. Wood, B.A. Corpus the cathedral church of St. Paul; pa Christ college ; J. Winn, B.A, St. John's tron, the LORD Eishop of LONDON. cotiege; P Legh, B.A. Trinity college ; Prideaur, Gostwick, to the perpetual and T. Minde, B.4. Jesus college. cure of Bayton, Cornwall.
Priests.-E.J. Lockwood, B.A. Jesus Redhead, s. to the vicarage of Calverly, college; J. Bruce, St. Peter's college ; and. Yorkshire.
T. B. Pooley, B.A. Christ college. Savery, s. M.A. to the vicarage of On the same day, the following gentle.
Houghton Juxta Harpiey, Norfolk ; men 'of the same University, were or
patron, the Manguis of CHOLMONDLEY. dained at Exeter, by the Bishop of that Somerset, Lord William, to a prebendal diocese :