cornwall england newspaper


1836 DEATHS



1 April 1836, Friday


At Penzance, on the 23rd instant, Captain Henry Pearce, aged 37 years, formerly of Newlyn, and for some years engaged on the African coast, from whence he had lately returned.

On the 22nd ult, at his house in Pulteney-street, Bath, in his 80th year, the Right Rev. Christopher Lord Bishop, of Killaloe.

At Vittoria, in the beginning of Feb., Buckland Nutcombe Blaett, of the 9th regiment of the British Legion, and late Captain in his Majesty's 41st regiment of foot.

On Saturday last, at Truro, Mary, the wife of Mr. Thomas Gerraus Remfry, builder, aged 59 years. The deceased, after having had to encounter with anxieties attending the rearing up and distributing to distant climes the greater part of her large family, and to sorrow at some of their early deaths, sunk under the effects of paralysis - afflicted - but submissive. She was a member of the Wesleyan society for the period of 46 years.

On Saturday last, at Bath, where she had gone for the benefit of her health, Mrs. Withers, of Truro, relict of the late Robert Withers, Esq. of Pondon.

On Wednesday, at Wadebridge, deeply lamented, Mr. John Thomas, of the Wadebridge Inn, aged 57 years.

On Wednesday night, at Helston, after a long and painful affliction, which she bore with Christian resignation, Mrs. Philp, formerly the White Hart Inn, in that town, aged 60 years.

At Boscastle, Jane, wife of Mr. Wm. Langman.

At the Castle Inn, Taunton, Mrs. Patteson, late of the White Hart, Launceston.

At Redruth, on Friday morning last, Miss Elizabeth Ann, youngest daughter of Mr. Chester, of the Society of Friends.

At Redruth, on Monday last, Mr. Peter Thomas, jun.

Lately, at East Looe, at an advanced age, Mr. John Rean; also, on the 25th instant, from the effects of palsy, Patience, wife of Mr. William Best, aged 78 years.

At West Looe, Mr. John Honey.

At St. Austell, on Wednesday, Catherine, only child of Mr. Julyan Glanville, aged six months.

At St. Michael's Mount, on Tuesday, Mr. Sim.

At Flushing, Mr. William Truro, of the Seven Stars, in that village, aged 45 years.

At Mylor Bridge, on the 17th, Mrs. Simmons, aged 22 years, respected and beloved, she had been married but about five weeks.


8 April


On the 31st ult, at Devizes, after a short illness, Miss Chilcott, formerly of Truro.

On Thursday last, in St. Nicholas-street, Truro, Mrs. Bath, aged 41 years.

On Saturday last, at Truro, Matthias Hooper, son of Mr. Joseph Edwards, hair-dresser, aged 3 years and 8 months.

On Sunday last, M. Isbell;  son of Mr. Isbell, butcher, Launceston.

At St. Erth, on Friday last, Mr. Andrew Hosking, aged 63 years.

At Penzance, on Sunday last, Mr. Thos. Bromley, saddler, aged 60 years.

At his residence, in Clowance-street, Devonport, Mr. S. Wollacott, professor of dancing.

At Helston, On Tuesday last, after a short illness, Mrs. Charles Michell.

At Penzance, Mr. Yeoman, of the Kings Head Inn.


15 April


On Monday last, at Bodmin, after a long and painful illness, the lady of John Wallis, Esq. aged 67 yers.

At Bodmin, on Thursday last, Mr. John Jewell, aged 80 yers; - he was one of the Members of the old Corporation.


22 April


On Thursday last, at Bodmin, the Rev. N. Every Vicar of St. Veep, aged 41 years.

On Saturday last, at St. Day, in the 15th year of his age, Edmund Pearse, son of the Rev. J. Jones. He was a boy of great precosity of mind, and was distinguished by early piety and an extensive knowledge of the Holy Scriptures. He died in the triumph of faith.

On Saturday last, Mrs. Bray, relict of the late Mr. Bray, printer, &c, Launceston, at an advanced age.  Also, on the same day, Mr. S. Timewell, aged 79 years.

At St. Day, Mary, the wife of Mr. Richard Hawke, cooper.

At St. Austell, on Thursday last, Thomas, youngest child of Mr. Grose, draper, aged 8 months.

On Wednesday last, at Falmouth, Mr. James Edwards, painter and glazier, aged 33 years, he has left a widow and three young children to deplore their loss.


29 April


On the 22nd instant, Francis Hearle Rodd, Esq. of Trebartha Hall, in this County, in the 70th year of his age.

On the 22nd instant, of pulmonary consumption, Thomas Smith, Tregelles, of this town, a much respected member of the Society of Friends, aged 38 years. As a tradesman he was remarkable for his integrity and by his friends he was highly esteemed for his private worth. He early chose the narrow way, and found it the path of peace. He bore his last illness with patience and resignation, and died in the full assurance of the "hope which maketh not ashamed".

On Sunday last, at his father's residence, Golden Bank House, near Liskeard, in the 30th year of his age, Mr. John Milton, late of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge; a young man who through life was a comfort to his parents, an example to his fellow students, and in sickness perfectly resigned to the will of his Creator.

At Padstow, on Friday last, after a protracted illness, which he bore with Christian fortitude, Richard, eldest son of Mr. William Pryn, aged 20 years.

At Penzance, on Sunday last, Mrs. Silvester, aged 80 years.

At the Three Tans(?)  Hotel, Penzance, on Sunday last, aged 35 years, by the bursting of a blood vessel, Mr. George S. Brittain, representative of Messrs. Drewe and Son, wine and spirit merchants, Exeter.

At Penzance, on Tuesday last, the eldest son of Mr. Brown, currier, aged 3 years and 6 months; also, the infant child of Mr. Tucker, a draper.

At St. Austell, on Wednesday, Elizabeth, youngest child of the Rev. R. Ray, Wesleyan Minister, aged 4 months.

At Falmouth, on Sunday last, Miss Mary Kelway, highly respected. Her end was peace.

At Lelant, on Tuesday last, Capt. William Mayn, aged 59 years.

At North Country, near Redruth, on Friday last, Mr. Ezekiel Cornish, many years an innkeeper in Redruth.




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