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1836 DEATHS



2 December 1836, Friday


At the Wesleyan School, Kingswood, near Bristol, Thomas, son of the Rev. John Robinson, Wesleyan Methodist Minister, Camelford.

On Thursday last, at Fowey, Benjamin Rouse, aged 38 years.

Last week, at Fowey, the infant daughter of Captain John Willcocks, of the sloop "Triton".

On Sunday last, at Fowey, Mr. George Nevil.

On Sunday last, at Redruth, aged 89 years, Mr. Richard Michell, engineer, who had been for 72 years a consistent and respected member of the Wesleyan Society.

At St. Austell, on Tuesday last, Thomas, third son of Mr. William Jacobs, aged 21 years.  His end was peace.

At Redruth, on Saturday last, Mr. John Johns.

On Saturday last, at Quethiock, near Liskeard, Mr. Benjamin Bennett, miller, a respectable Local Preacher of the Wesleyan connexion, leaving a widow and a young family to lament their loss.


9 December


On Firday, the 2nd instant, at Tresillian-House, Newlyn, Richard Gully Bennet, Esq., aged 43 years.  He was a kind hearted and generous friend, and for many years an active and impartial magistrate; his loss will be deeply felt in this neighbourhood.

On the 6th instant, at Hall, in the parish of Pelynt, Mrs. Blake.

On Saturday last, at Penryn, Mr. John Lewis Pickett, aged 75 years.

On Tuesday last, at Helston, aged 82 years, Mrs. Wills, relict of the late Mr. Wills, for many years a respectable tailor &c of that town.

On Saturday last, at Penzance, Mr. Brown, druggist, aged 25 years.

At Penzance, on Monday last, the infant son of Mr. Joseph Corin.

On the 30th ult, at Lanlivery, Mr. James O. Kendall, aged 66 years.


16 December


At Tregothuan, on Monday last, after a few days illness, much and deservedly esteemed, the Rev. C. W. Woodley, vicar of Stithians, aged 32 years.  The poor of his parish will most sensibly feel his loss.

On Saturday se'nnight, at Meekham, Elizabeth, wife of Rev. Burminster, and eldest daughter of T. Daniell, Esq. late of Trelissick, near Truro, aged 30 years.

At Tremear, in St. Tudy, W. Symons, Esq. at an advanced age.

Lately, in Somersetshire, Mary, the wife of the Rev. J. Bailey, Vicar of St. Merryn, near Padstow.

At St. Enoder, on Monday last, aged 85 years, Mr. William Trevedick, carpenter and millwright.

On the 12th instant, at Boscolla, near Truro, Mr. John Clark, a respectaple(sic) farmer of the parish of Kenwyn.

At Penpons, in the parish of Camborne, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. John Glasson, aged 68 years.  She was a beloved wife, a tender parent, a good neighbour, and a humble Christian.

At Marazion, on the 5th instant, John, the eldest son of Mr. Richard Oats, plumber and brazier, aged 4 years.


23 December


On Friday last, at Truro, in his 77th years, John Edwards, Esq. formerly an eminent solicitor in the County and many years Secretary to the Vice-Warden of the late Corporation of Truro, having been elected a ... Burgess in 1792, Cornoner for the Borough.... And Town clerk in 1810.

On Wednesday last, at Padstow, aged 76 years, after a short illness, the Rev. William Rawlings  Vicar of that place ...During the course of his unobtrusive, ... and successful ministry, he won the hearts of all his parishioners.  As a scholar, his attainments were of a most... and elevated description; as a Theologian, he was ... His loss as an affectionate parent will be long and severely felt by his sorrowing family.

On the 12th instant, the Rev. John Arthur, aged 77 years, Vicar of Colan and also Vicar of St. Neot's, in Huntingdonshire.  He was for many years the Minister of the populous parishes of Lelant and St. Ives, where he gained the affection of his parishioners....  His chief delight was to be a harbinger of good all around him.

At Helston, yesterday, in the 12th year of her age, Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. Matthews, Bookseller.

On Sunday last at Plymouth, Grace Giddy Richards, ...daughter of the late J. Richards, Esq. solicitor of Helston.

On Friday last, at Fowey, the infant son of Mr. G. Cater, watchmaker &c, of that place.

At Redruth, on Tuesday week last, suddenly, Harriet, the wife of Mr. Wm. Terril.  This young woman had only been married six weeks.

At Redruth, on the 17th instant, Capt. John Carne, aged 76.

Lately, at Pednandrea, Redruth, Persis Jane, youngest daughter of Mr. Stephen Michell, aged 5 years.

On Sunday morning last, at Tregavethen, Mary, the wife of Mr. James Hawkey, aged 67 years, much lamented by all her neighbours and acquaintance.

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