(b . London, 1775; d. there, Feb. 27, 1827), M.D. (Glasgow), an accomplished amateur musician, the son of a coal merchant, from whom he inherited an ample fortune, was educated at Eton. He composed an operetta entitled ' Love among the Roses, or, The Master K ey,' and was author of Observations on Vocal Music, 1821, and editor of ' The Loyal and National Songs of England,' 1823 ; ' The Sea Songs of England,' 1823; ' The Sea Songs of Charles Dibdin,' 1824 ; and ' A Collection of the Vocal Music in 1 Examples were Nos. 61A and 66 o f th e Special Exhibition of Ancient Musical Ins truments , South Kensington Mus., 1872, t Murray's Diet, Shakspere's Plays.' He was also author of some eccentrically written but useful books, including The Cook's Oracle (1817), The Art of Invigorating and Prolonging Life (1822), The Housekeeper's Ledger (1825), The Economy of the Eyes (1824), The Traveller's Oracle (1827). (The titles of other books are given in the D .N.B.) In his fine musical library was the MS. collection of airs containing the supposed original of ' God save the King,' which, coming after Kitchiner's death into the possession of Richard Clark, was tampered with and has now totally disappeared. w. h . h . ; addns. F. K.