7 MAY 1831, Page 9

LORD CLIFFORD.—This nobleman died on Friday, at his seat in

De- vonshire. His Lordship was one of the Catholic Peers whom the bill of 1829 allotted CO take their bereditafy Seats in the Legisla- ture. He was in his .seienty-second year. He. Married the youngest daughter of the late Lord Arundel, by, whom .he had a large family. The present Lord Clifford is in his fortieth year, and married to the daughter of Cardinal Weld, who, since the death of his lady, entered the Catholic Church.

MAJOR-GENERAL MAC KIE.—The last arrivals from St. Lucie, of which this officer was the Governor, announce his death, which took place on the IIth of March. . St. Lucie is fatal to its Governors ; the loss of General Stewart of Garth is still but a recent calamity. DuoTn Sat JosEen YORKE .—D'e are sorry to learn that Sir Joseph Yorke and two other gentlemen lost their lives on Thursday while sailing in a boat that was upset during a squall- on Southampton water. The two naval officers who shared his fate, and whom the ser- vice has thus to regret, were Captains Wady and Voming.—Times. ' DEATH OF LADY NELSON.—Vieountess Nelsen, Duchess of Bronte,

widow of the immortal Nelson, expired at her house in Harley Street, . . on Wednesday night, in her sixty-ninth year.

DI'CIIESS OF 11'1mm:4i:roses FcNERAL—The remains of the late Duchess of Wellington were removed on Sunday morning from Apsley.

House, previous to interment at Strathfiehisay. Lord 31aryborough,.as chief mourner, and other relatives of the deceased, followed, in four car- tiages and four. The carriage of the deceased, the King's carriage, with a set of beautiful horses,. the Queen's carriage, time Duke of Cumber- land's, the Duke of Northumberland's, and thirty others, belonging to relations and friends, followed. _ •

CHELSEA PENSIONERS:A number of the Out-Pensioners are about to emigrate to Van Dieman's Laud and to the United States.. They are fur-. Wished with instructions and different papers from the Commissioner's Office; and. our quitting this country, twe.years'_pension is paid. them, after deducting the freight. On arriving at their destination, nother two years' full pension is paid them ; after which. all future claims on the British Government for their past services terminate. The charge made upon each individual proceeding to Van Dieman's Land is 351. in-

cluding a limited portion of provisions... The charge made for the pas- sage to the United States is front 41. to 5/., without provisions. The- plan seems a good one for all parties; it makes respectablefarmers of the men. and relieves the country, for four-years' purchase, 'of an annuity which might run for forty... • GREENWICH Loyal:M-0n Monday night, this pretty town was splen-. didlv illuminated. Nearly every house in its elegant new street exhi- bited some appropriate device. With the exception of Vauxhall on its best nights, such a profusion of lamps has seldom been seen within the same compass. Not a house in the town was without its bright array of lights, and these were tastefully interspersed with vases, choice flowers, and evergreens.

TILE- WEST INDIAN INTERESTS.—The deputies from Demerara, the Windward and Leeward Islands, all met at a public festival on the 10th of March, at Barbadoes ; they were to consult and determine what was to be done to save the IVest-India interest from otter destruction. A public feStival -to consider on the' means of rescuing the celebrators' affairs from utter deStruction, is rather a Whimsical. expedient ; but we presume that, agreeably to' est India manners, " all is right."