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OBITUARY. SIR THOMAS TANCRED BART. Sir Thomas Tancred, Bart., of Boroughbridge, in the county of York, M.A., died recently, the intelligence of the occurrence being received by telegraph from New Zealand. He was born Aug. 16, 1808, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Tancred, sixth Baronet, by Harriet Lucy, his wife, daughter of the Rev. Offley Crewe, of Muxton, Staffordshire, and succeeded to the baronetcy at his father's death, in 1844. Sir Thomas was educated at Christ Church and Merton College, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. 1830 and M.A. 1844. He settled in New Zealand, and was a magistrate of that colony. He married, April 16, 1839, Jane, third daughter of Prideaux John Selby, of Twizell House, in the county of Northumberland, and had six sons and four daughters. He is succeeded by his eldest son, now Sir Thomas Selby Tancred, seventh Baronet, C.E., who was born Oct. 1, 1840, married, May 1, 1866, Mary Harriet, second daughter of Mr. George Willoughby Hemans, and has two sons and four daughters. 1880