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for distillation, evaporation, exsiccation, and for the preparation of colours. W. Geldart, J. Servant and J. Howgate, of Leeds; for improvements in the manner of heating dry houses, &c. C. Attwood, of Bridge-street, Blackfriars; for a mode of manufacturing mineral and vegetable alkali. J. Lewis, W. Lewis and W. Davis, of Brinscomb; for improved application of pointed wires for raising the pile of woollen and other cloths. The same for improved application of mechanic powers to laying, smoothing and polishing the pile of woollen or other cloth. J. Nedson, of Linlithgow; for discovery of vegetable substances not hitherto used by tanners and leather dressers, and of vegetable substances not hitherto used by dyers. W. Brunton, of Birmingham; for improvements in steam-engines and their furnaces, by which a saving in fuel is effected. N.Conne,of St. Mary-le-Strand, glass-engraver; for an improvement applicable to lamps for domestic purposes. J. ‘... of Blackfriars-road; for a machine for writing, termed the pennographic instrument. W. Good, of Bridport-harbour, ship-builder; for an improvement
in tanning hides and skins, and barking or colouring nets, sails and other articles, by the application of materials not before used for that purpose. . J. Head, of Lower Brookstreet, esq.; for a machine to ascertain the difference of ships' draught of water forward and aft, at sea or in harbour. H. Tritton, of Clapham, esq.; for an improved filtering apparatuS. J. Thompson, manufacturer of iron and coal-miner; for a new method of extracting iron from Ore. Baron C. P. de Thierry, of Bath Hampton; for a bit for coach and bridle horses, called the humane safety-bit. J. Baynes, of Leeds, cutler; for machinery to be attached to carriages for giving them motion by manual labour or other suitable power. W. Bainbridge, of Holborn, musician; for improvements in the double and single flageolet, or English flute. C. Hilton, of Darwen, Lancashire, bleacher; for his process for improving and finishing manufactured piece-goods. A. R. Strutt, of Mackeney, Derbyshire, cotton-spinner; for improvements in the construction of locks and latches.
A BILL of all the CHRISTENINGS and BURIALS from December 15, 1818, to December 14, 1819.
Christened in the 97 parishes within the walls 1277—Buried 1149.
Christened in the 17 parishes without the walls 5592–Buried 4143.
Christened in the 10 parishes in the City and Liberties of Westminster 4.175—Buried 4014.
Christened Males 12,574—Females 11,726–In all 24,300 || Buried Males 9,671—Females 9,557—In all 19,228.
Under two years of age.....4779
Whereof have died, F
Fifty and sixty ............... 1918
Ninety and a hundred ...... 144
Decreased in the Burials this Year, 477.
* There have been Executed in London and the county of Surrey, 28; of which Number 10 only have been reported to be buried within the Bills of Mortality.
Table of the Number of Bankruptcies in England, from December 20, 1818, to December 20, 1819, inclusive.
Jan. Feb. March. April. | May. June.
86 134 124 132 178 167
July. Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.
144 78 91 17 165 129
Average prices of CORN per Quarter, in England and Wales,
Quantity of PORTER brewed by the eleven first Porter Breweries in London, for the Year ending July 5, 1819.
Barclay, Perkins and Co...................'........... ... 320,090
jor the Year 1819.
BAROMETER. THERMOM. Month. | Max. MIN. MAX. M. I.N. RAIN. January ......... 30.06 29.25 53 22 1.22 February......... 30.12 29.01 51 18 2.16 March ......... 30.34 28.09 59 23 2.03 April ............ 30.02 29.03 68 29 2.23 May ............ 30.17 29.04. 73 25 1.91 June ............ 30.19 29.69 78 42 3.44 July ............ 30.21 29.27 86 42 1.45 August ......... 30.32 29.02 86 43 0.41 September...... 30.05 29.05 82 33 2.58 October......... 30.03 29.03 77 22 2,09 November ...... 30.16 29.18 55 21 2.12 December ...... I 30.23 29.03 56 10 2.45 30.28 29.34 68 27 24.36