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sioned, for a certain period, a omission increasing want of money has again deof his own more immediate duties at Sand- layed the painting and repairs of the wicb.
Church. Arrears of pew rents were due “ The Rev. Joseph Thompson, Mis- to bim last year more than sufficient for sionary at Cavan, preaches on the four the purpose, and he proposed to approSundays in the month, and foar different priate it to that object, but the plan has places, and occasionally visits other Set- failed. No progress has yet been made tlements, when invited. On the 30th of towards the erection of a Church at Milles September, he proposed to visit Emily Roches, and he bas only to repeat his township, which is settling rapidly. He hope that a more favourable state of things had at tiines been there before, to pray will prevent its being ultimately abanwith the sick, and administer the Sacra. doned. ment. The people are very industrious and “ The Rev. William Sampson, Missionrespectable, and the land is excellent. It ary at Grimsby, writes, that the Bishop, in is a high gratification to see occasionally the course of his visitation, confirmed English, Scotch, Welsh, Irish, Germans, twenty-nine persons, some of them adults, and American Loyalists, all unite in the out of his township, which, considering same congregation.
the limited number of the population, and “ The Rev. William Leeming, Mission the variety of sects therein, fully equalled ary at Chippewa, reports, that the people his expectation. The congregation comare preparing to build a Church; and they prehends many more than actually comassure him that it will be finished at the municate with the Church, perhaps to an close of the year. The subscription, to extent of one-third of the whole namber. gether with 100% from the fund placed at “ The Rev. G. O. Stewart, Missionary the disposal of the Bishop by the Society, at Kingston, writes, that in consequence of will enable them to erect a very subo the great increase of the inhabitants, it is stantial building. He birnself has subo in contemplation to build a new Church scribed 200 dollars. The principal in- before the termination of the year, the habitants are Presbyterians, yet they have present building not being sufficiently subscribed to the church. It was at first large to accommodate the congregation. objected to its being exclusively Episco. Several Churches are now building in the palian ; but they are now reconciled to province, which, with the laté increase of it. He has every reason to be satisfied Missionaries, gives an animating aspect to with the treatment he has received, and the exertions of the Society. The Lord with the disposition inanifested towards Bishop of Quebec held a visitation at the Church. The townsliip of Stamford, York, where the Clergy of the Province in which Chippewa is situated, contains assembled to hear a charge delivered by about 1200 .souls,-630 males, and 556 the Bishop; the increased nuinber of Mis. females. The congregation has increased sionaries, and the excellent charge de. considerably since his residence, and he is livered by his Lordskip, made the scene in hopes will become more numerous. He interesting and impressive. On bis Lordhas distributed many Prayer Books, and ship's return to Quebec, forty-six persons Religious Tracts, the good effects of which were confirmed, from the congregation at are very visible,
Kingston, Mr. Stewart has succeeded in “ The inhabitants of Fort Erie and its establishing a District Committee, in aid vicinity, comprising a variety of denomi- of the Society for the Propagation of nations of Christians, have lately erected a Christian Knowledge; it is intended to Church, which was intended to be equally comect the Committee with the Parent free to the Preachers of the different sects Society, and also with the Diocesan Comto which they belong. This association mittee at Quebec. His Excellency the has lately been dissolved, and many of the Lieutenant Governor is Patron, and the subscribers are very desirous to secure the Bishop President; since his last he has building to the Church, an object which occasionally visited the Mohawks. The will be mach facilitated by the grant of School-master and Catechist are 'attensome assistance. He proposes to preach tive to their duties. there as often as circumstances will allow, “ The Rev. Robert Addison, MissionThe distance is about eighteen miles. His ary at Niagara, avails bimself of the opservices have hitherto been confined to his portunity afforded him by the Military own parish, which is extensive, and he has Chaplain, who officiates every Sanday in regularly preached to two separate congre- the Church, to visit the neighbouring setgations.
tlements, where he meets with numerous “ The Rev. Salter Mountain, Missionary and attentive congregations, and baptizės at Corowall, reports, that the great and the children. Mr. Norton bas finished the
translation of St. Matthew, and proposes Almighty God on the 3d of September, in to continue his labours till the Indians are the presence of a numerons and devont furnished with all the Gospels in their na- congregation. The Church at Caldwell tive language. Aaron Hill, the reader Manor has also been repaired. Divine and interpreter to Mr. Leeming, is able to Service is performed at both Churches give him much assistance. It would be every Sunday, from May 1st, to November desirable to establish three or foar Schools 1st, and during the other part of the year in the district.
on alternate Sundays. “ The Rev. Michael Harris, Missionary “ The Rev. Edward Parkin, Missionary at Perth, writes, that the erection of the at Chambly, writes, that he has reason to Church had been delayed from the nec se believe that the advantages afforded his sity of waiting for a reply from Lord congregation have not been bestowed in Bathurst, previously to the issue of zool. vain. Considering the number of the promised by his Excellency the Governor. Protestant part of the population, the atAs a favourable answer has now been re- tendance at Church is very satisfactory. ceived, he is confident that in his next His Excellency the Governor gave them letter he will be able to report considera. 2001. towards the completion of the build ble progress in this very desirable work. ing, which, with some exertion on the The present place of Public Worship is 80 part of the people, may be sufficient for small, that half his congregation are de- the substantial work. A bell will still be terred from coming. The roads are not wanting, which is absolutely necessary to sufficiently good to allow of the people secure panctuality in attendance ; as well from the back settlements attending Divine as a communion service, a fence round Service at the School-house ; but he fre- the Church-yard, and a Parsonage-bouse, quently visits them, and is enabled to which is not yet contemplated. The comspeak most favourably of their disposi- municants do not exceed twenty, which is tions.
a small proportion of the congregation. • The Rev. Richard Pollard, Mission. These principally consist of Scotch Presary at Sandwich, writes, that he had just byterians, and though they have no difreturned from Amherstburg, where he had ficulty in attending the service of the the satisfaction of administering the Sacra- Church, yet they besitate to participate ment to thirty-two communicants : he in the Holy Sacrament, considering that opened the Church upon the River ordinance as the badge of their peculiar Thames, distant fifty-five miles, in Octo- profession. ber, where they were enabled to finish the “ The Rev. Charles Cotton, Missionary inside, by a donation of 251. from the at Dunham, reports, that with the assistfund raised in England by Dr. Stewart. ance of the liberal bounty of the Society, The stone Church at Lake Erie is covered there is every prospect that the Church in, but not finished in the inside ; it bas will be so far finished as to admit of the already cost 1500 dollars ; that at Sand- performance of Divine Service in it in the .wich 2000 dollars, but there still remains a course of the summer. The supply of debt of 400 dollars. Mr. Pollard gave 40 Bibles and Religious Tracts has been of dollars to procure a stove, without which infinite use both in the School and in pri. the Church would have been useless during vate houses. Many persons who still the Winter.
adhere to the Methodist connection, com“ The Rev. William Weagant, Mission- municate in the Church ; and although ary at Williamsburgh, reports, that the their contipuance is in some degree uncongregation has annually intreased since certain, yet it proves the diminution of his first residence : when he was first ap- enthusiasm. pointed to the Mission, there were no « The Rev. Louis Charles Jenkins, who members of the Church of England, since was appointed in the preceding year Asthat period, the Bishop has held three con sistant Missionary at Quebec, was pre firmations, at the first eight were con vented by many uptoward accidents from firmed ; at the second forty-eight ; at the reaching his destination, and he was comthird fifty-three.
pelled to winter in Prince Edward's Is
land. On the breaking up of the ice, he « LOWER CANADA.
availed himself of the first opportunity to
proceed to Quebec, but he was again, after “ The Rev. Micaiah Townshend, Mis- persevering for eighteen days, at the imsionary at Caldwell and Christie Manor, minent risk of his life in his attempts to reports, that the Church at the latter proceed up the St. Lawrence, compelled place is at length completed with the ex. to return to the place where be had passed ception of painting, and was dedicated to the winter; be proposed to make a further
attempt in the course of a short time. ciety as a Missionary in the course of last During his residence on the island, he year. He reports that the Bishop had visited the greater part of it, and found placed Mr. Whitwell in Shefford, with the many persons attached to the Church of charge of two Churches in that townsbip. England, and anxious for an opportunity He himself remained at Hatley till the of joining in its worship.
snow roads became passable. Ou the 11th “ The Rev. J. Reid, Missionary at St. of December he proceeded to Ascot; Armand, writes, that at length the people afterwards passing through the village of have been enabled to complete a neat and Sherbrooké, he went to Shipton, in which substantial stone Church, capable of con township he performed divine service botla taiping, when finished, from four to five morning and evening. The next day he hundred persons. At present they have pursued his course to Drummondville, no funds for erecting a pulpit, desks, pews, where he visited Mr. Wood, a diligent and &c. &c. but they expect to accomplish excellent Missionary. On bis return this object in a short time. The congre- through Kinsey, hic enquired into the gation is dumerous, attentive, and well probability of bnilding a Church there, disposed towards the Church, though but the population was found to be unmany of them have been brought up in equal to such an undertaking. In Shipton, the Presbyterian principles. He is not the people are much engaged in making without hopes that important benefits roads, but ere long they propose to build have already resulted to the people from a Church. the establishment of a Mission among 16 At Milbourne and Sherbrooke, which them: such at least is their opinion. There places he had visited, the frames of certainly is a considerable alteration for Charches'are built. The Church at Ascot the better in the general feeling of the will be finished in the summer, when it is people on religious subjects, and in several intended to commence the erection of a individual cases a visible improvement in Parsonage-house. The Churches at Eaton their outward conduct and deportment. are also far advanced. In the conrse of a
"The Hop, and Rev. Dr. Stewart, the week he proposes to leave Hatley again, Visiting Missionary, returned to Cauada and proceed, vià Stanstead, Shefford, St. late in the summer, in company with Mr. Armand, to Montreal and Hull, and from Whitwell, who was adopted by the So thence to Upper Canada."
COMMISSIONERS FOR BUILDING NEW CHURCHES.
The second Report of the Commissioners for Building New Churches, was printed in our last Number, but we omitted the tables which were subjoined. They state the number of Churches completed, building, approved, and under consideration, and the style of architecture adopted in each
As an extraordinary mis-statement upon this subject has been ad. mitted into the last number of the Quarterly Review, we now publish an abstract of the different schedules. The reviewer asserts, that since the completion of the new church at Chelsea, the Commissioners have determined to build no inore Gothic Churches. The fact is, that forty-eight out of seventy-one will be in the Gothic style.
STYLE OF BUILDING.
Gothic. Doric. Ionic, Grec. Rom. Schedule A. Churches completed ..10.. 7....2....1... building ......27., 17....7...
..-.... 1 -C.
approved ....10.. 6.. 1. 1.... 1.... 1 -D. under consi
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Nero Church at Manchester.
“ The pions ceremony of laying the foundation of this Church was commenced by the Choir belonging to the Collegiate Church, accompanied by a Band of Music, and assisted in chorus by the children of the National Schools, singing the old hundredth Psalm. The Clergy, Gentry, and People admitted, also joined, and the effect was grand. Afterwards a glass-case, containing a variety of coins and medals, the former of the present King's coinage, and the latter commemorative of his reign, were delivered to the Bishop, who deposited the whole in a cavity, cut for the purpose in the stone. The Rev. Wm. Johnson then read the inscription on the metal plate with wbich the case was to be covered. The inscription was :
The first stone
was laid by
Lord Bishop of Chester,
On Monday the 12th of August, 1822.
Majesty GEORGE IV.
King, Defender of the Faith,
Charles Barry, architect.
Archer, S. M.A. to the vicarage of Le. ton, in the New Forest; patron, the
wanwick, Cornwall; patron, THE KING. rev. C, THOMPSON, D.D. Bartlett, W.O. M.Á. of Merton college, Gretton, G. H. L. M.A. to the livings of
Oxford, to the vicarage of Worth Man Allensmore and Cleonger ; patron, the travers, in the Isle of Purbeck, Dorset DEAN OF HEREFORD. ohire ; patron, the rev. T. O. BARTLETT, Exton, Richard, to the rectory of Otherector of Swanage.
lington, Suffolk; patron, THE KING. Belli, A. C. to the rectory of Paglesham, Holme, T. to the head-mastership of the Essex ; patron, the RIBAOP OF LON free grammar school of Kirby, Ravens
worth, Yorkshire. Benson, C. M. A. to the vicarage of Led- Kipling, G. to the rectory of Colston, sham, near Leeds.
Leicestershire ; patron, THE KING. Coates, John, jun. to be minister of St. Martin, W. to the vicarage of Gwennap,
Mark's Chapel, Longwood, Yorkshire ; Cornwall. patron, the rev. J. Coates, vicar of Moody, Henry Riddell, M.A. of Oriel Huddersfield.
college, Oxford, to the rectory of Cockburn, William, M.A. to the deanery Chartham, Kent ; patron, the ARCRof York; patron, TIE KING.
BISHOP OF CANTERBURY.
Cambridge, to the rectory of St. Peter, Devonshire.
Nolan, Frederick, curate of St. Bene'l Curtis, vicar of Leominster, to the Fink, London, to the vicarage of Prit
rectory of Sudbury, Suffolk ; patron, tlewell, Essex; patron, the Bishop or the BISHOP OF LONDON.
LONDON. Dickenson, R. M.A. rector of Headly, Pearson, G. to be a minor canon of
Hants, to the perpetual curacy of Mil Chester Cathedral,
Pedder, Wm. M.A. curate of Andover, MASTERS OF ARTS.-G. Broderick, to the rectory of Weeley, Essext; pa Christ church, grand compounder ; J. tron, the BISHOP OF LONDON.
Gray, Queen's college ; W. J. Walker, Pritchard, W. M.A. of St. John's college, Brazenose college ; W. Kingi Oriel coba
Cambridge, chaplain to His Royal lege ; and R. Harvey, St. John's college., Highness the Duke of Sussex, to the BACHELORS OF ARTS.-Hon. P. H. Vicarage of Great Wakering, Beset, Abbot, R. Wrottesley, and W. H. Butler, with the rectory of Great Yeldham, in Christ church. that county by dispensation.
October 7. Randolph, Jobó, M.A. to the prebend
The rev. G. W. Hall, D.D. master of Baldland, in the cathedral church
of Pembroke college, having been preof St. Paul; patron, the BISHOP OF
viously nominated by the right hon. LONDON.
Lord Grenville, chancellor of the UniShuttleworth, Philip Nicholas, M.A. fel
versity, was admitted vice-chancellor for low of New college, Oxford, to be Warden of that society in the room of Dr.
the ensuing year in a full convocation :
after which the vice-chancellor nomi. Gauntlett, deceased. Southcomb, E. to the rectory of Rose
nated his pro-vice-chancellors, viz
T. Lee, D.D. president of Trinity Ash, Devon. Tredcroft, R. M.A. rector of Combes, to
college; Ř. Jenkyns, D.D. master of the prebend of Hampstead in Chi
Baliol college ; J. Č. Jones, D.D. rector chester cathedral, vacant by the resig
of Ereter college ; G. Rowley, D.D.
master of University college. nation of the rev. W. Kinlesides ; patron, the BISHOP.
Oct. 10. Vaux, W.M.A. of Baliol college, Ozford, The rev. J. Norris, and W. W. Phelps,
domestic chaplain to the Archbishop of masters of arts, were admitted fellows of Canterbury, to the rectory of Patching Corpus Christi college. with Tarring, Stusset.
October 14. Wells, G. rector of Weston, Sussex, to the prebend of Exceit, in Chichester ca.
Mr. C. Cotes, was admitted scholar of
Wadham college. thedral; patron, the BISAOP. Whitelock, w. , M.A. fellow of Queen's
October 16. college, Oxford, to the united rectories The rev. E. T. Richards, M.A. was of Sulhamstead Abbots and Sulhamstead admitted fellow of Corpus Christi college, Banister, Berks, vacant by the death of
October 19. the rev. J. Waller ; patrons, the PRO
Mr. J. Cunningham, was admitted VOST AND FELLOWS OF THAT SOCIETY.
fellow of New college, in the room of the
rov. P. N. Shuttleworth, B.D. the preUNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.
sent warden. Degrees conferred, October 10.
October 24, MASTERS OF ARTS. – G. Gregorie, Magdalen college, was unanimously elect
C. G. B. Daubeny, M.D. fellow of Christ church, grand compounder; E. Wanstall, Queen's college; J. Broad
ed in full convocation, Professor of che. hurst, Wadham college ; w. s. Cole, mistry on the foundation of Dr. G. AlWorcester college ; E. Greswell, Corpus
drich, in the room of Dr. Kidd. Christi college ; C. L. Swainson, St. John's
October 25. college.
The rov. C. J. Ridley, M.A. fellow of BACHELORS OF ARTS.–J. Farr, Wad. University College, was unanimously ham college ; 9: H. Duntze and J. Wright, by Dr. R. Rawlinson, in the room of the
elected Anglo-Saxon Professor, founded Brazenose college.
rev. Dr. Silver.
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE. MASTER OF ARTS.-C. E. Smith, Oriel college.
Degrees conferred, October, 10.
BACHELORS OF ART8.-A. Boyd, Trinity BACHELORS OF DIVINITY.-P. N. Shut. tleworth, Warden of New College, grand college ; W. St. John Mildmay; T. E.
Pipon, M. Anderson, and J. Brownlow, compounder; and B. Cheese, Baliol Col.
St. John's college ; and W. B. Kempson, lege. October 22.
Sidney Sussex college.
HONORARY MASTER OF ARTS.-Sir BACHELOR IN Civil Law.-Hon. A. Thomas Maryon Wilson, bart. St. John's Barrington, Au Souls college.
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