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1836 DEATHS



1 January 1836, Friday


On the 4th of November last, at Toronto, in Upper Canada, Mrs. James STABBACK, eldest daughter of the late Mr. John PENGELLY, of Tremearne, in the parish of Madron, aged 24 years.

At. St. Ives, Mr. Michael CURNOW, aged 81 years.

Also, Mr. George DAVIES, shipwright, 26 years.

At Bodmin last week, Mr. Thomas CLIMO, aged 81 years; also, Mrs. PENDRAY, aged 87 years.

At Penzance, on Monday last, the daughter of the Rev. John BAKER, Wesleyan minister.

At Hayle, on Wednesday last, the infant son of Mr. LAZARUS.

Suddenly, on Monday last, at Liskeard, Mr. John PEAKE, fellmonger.

At. St. Austell, on Lwednesday, Mr. Richard HOSKINS, saddler and ironmonger, aged 55 years.

On Friday last, at Penzance, Elizabeth, widow of the late Alexander LONGLANDS, Esq. Of Clifton, Gloucestershire, aged 86 years.

At Penzance, on Wednesday last, the infant daughter of Mr. Richard FREEN.

A few days ago, at Rice, St. Goran, Mr. Robert NICHOLLS, aged 83 years:- he was a man of the kindest disposition, and died very much respected.

At Fowey, on Sunday last, Mr. STRIBLEY, aged 79 years; having performed the duties of parish-clerk at that place for 45 years.


8 January


On the morning of Saturday last, Elizabeth, the relict of W. Jenney, Esq., at the advanced age of 75, surrounded by her children to the fourth generation, and cherished in her last hours by the firm hope of a Christian; her dispositon was kind, her understanding clear, and her manners leagaging - With such qualification it was unavoidable that she should be regarded in her neighbourhood with esteem and affection, and should continue to live in the memory of those who knew her, as having exhibited, in more than an ordinary degree, those qualities in the domestic and social circle, which most adorn and endear the female character.

At St. Ives, on Monday evening last, at the residence of his father, Daniel Bamfield, Esq. The Hon. John Hichens Bamfield, A.B. Fellow of Clare-Hall, Cambridge, aged 25 years; - his end was peace.

At Helston, on the 31st alt, Frances Jane, youngest daughter of Wm. Sandys, Esq, solicitor, London; also, Mrs. Kneebone, wife of Mr. Kneebone, boot and shoemaker; also, yesterday, after a long and painful affliction, Mrs. Andrew Billin.

On Tuesday last, at Lostwithiel, after a severe illness, Mrs. William Call.

On Saturday last, at St. Ives, Mrs. Rogers, relict of the late Mr. Thomas Rogers, aged 81 years.

At Falmouth, on Tuesday last, of water on the brain, Richard Wilkins, youngest son of Mr. J. Tregoning, aged nine years.

At Gwennap, Ann, the wife of Mr. John Oxford, retail brewer.

At St. Day, Mrs. Stephens, aged 75 years.

At St. Austell, on Sunday last, the infant son of Mr. John Mitchell, hatter.

On Monday last, at Chacewater, the infant son of Mr. Samuel Harvey, jun.


15 January

At Toulouse, in the South of France, on the 25th of December last, deeply and sincerely regretted, Samuel Wallis Stephens, eldest son of the late Samuel Stephens, Esq. of Tregenua Castle, in this County.

At Truro, on Friday the 8th instant, Mr. Richard Sampson, saddler, aged 22 years. His end was peace.

At Falmouth, on Monday last, Henrietta, daughter of Mrs. Dight, aged 19 years.

At Penzance, on Sunday last, Mrs. Catherine Wallish, aged 84.

On Monday last, at St. Columb, Mrs. May, aged 91 years.

On Sunday last, at Cubert, Mr. John Dungey, aged 24 years.

At Liskeard, on Tuesday the 12th instant, after a long illness, Miss Ann Bennett Boase, aged 21 years; - death was disarmed of his terrors.

At Liskeard, on Friday last, Miss Pedler, at an advanced age.

At Helston, on Thursday last, after a short illness, in the prime of life, Miss Rapson.

On Thursday last, at Mevagissey, of apoplexy, Mrs. Dolly Harris.

On Sunday last, at Heath's Court, Ottery St. Mary, in the 76th year of his age, James Coleridge, Esq.

At Polruan, near Fowey, last week, Mr. William Nettle, aged 98 years.

At Fowey, on Sunday last, after a lingering illness, aged 65 years, Mrs. Hambly, wife of Mr. W. Hambly, a superannuated chief officer of the Coast Guard.

At Penzance, on Sunday last, the wife of Mr. H. M. Moyle, aged 47 years.

At Carwin, near Hayle, on Sunday last, Mr. Jas. Courts, farmer, aged 67 years.

At St. Austell, on Monday last, aged five years, Charles, son of Mr. P. Truscott, carpenter, on the 26th ult. During a temporary absence of his parents, he was dreadfully burned by his clothes being caught on fire, in consequence of which, after lingering in great pain, he expired on the day above-mentioned.

At Mousehole, on Monday, Mrs. Downing, widow of the late Mr. Peter Downing, innkeeper.

At the Manor-House, Tavistock, after a short but severe illness, Andrew Wilson, Esq. aged 61 years; for many of which he was the faithful steward of the Duke of Bedford.


22 January


On Sunday last, at Falmouth, aged 37 years, Mrs. Courtis, wife of R. S. Courtis, Esq. and only daughter of John Hooton, Esq. of that town. Mrs. Courtis was a woman of no ordinary qualities of heart and mind; she was loved and esteemed with no common regard. In the midst of many inducements to share in the gaieties and frivolities of life, she showed that she was capable of higher and more enduring pleasures, and devoted herself wholly and unreservedly to her family. She has left six young children; and those who know how much they profited by her instruction and example, and how tenderly and affectionately she nurtured and watched over them, will understand the extent and nature of their loss. That she was pious, and gentle, and resigned, need scarcely be added; for these things, which are essential to all human excellence, are the certain attributes of domestic virtue; and they were eminently displayed in all her conduct. Thus qualified to promote the happiness of tho! se around her, she lived in the constant enjoyment of every earthly blessing, and in continual preparation for that more perfect felicity, to which she is now removed.

At Liskeard, on Thursday the 14th instant, after a long and painful illness, Ann, fourth daughter of Mr. Joseph Hicks, draper, Liskeard.

At Woolwich, aged 23 years, H. H. Parkin, M.D., M.R.C., S.L., son of Dr. Parkin, Royal Marine Infirmary and Naval Hospital, to whom and his family his loss is irreparable.

At Menabilly Farm, on the 1st instant, George Joseph Nicholls, son of Mr. Bosustow, of that place, aged three years.

At Treingrowse, in Veryan, on Saturday last, Mrs. John Harle, aged 43 years.

At Holmbush, near St. Austell, Eliza, youngest daughter of Mr. T. Floyd, of the Holmbush Inn.

Lately, at St. Kew, Mr. Nathaniel Northey, of St. Teath, aged 55 years.

At Camelford, Mr. Richard Cock, aged 50 years.

At Redruth, on Saturday the 16th instant, after a long and severe illness, Miss Kitty Tyeth. Her end was peace.

At St. Ives, Margaret, daughter of the late Mr. Wm. Mazling, baker, aged 28 years; also, the infant son of Mr. John Binney, mariner.


29 January


Lately, in Wendron, aged 72 years, Mrs. Jane Treloar, widow of the late Mr. Bennet Treloar, of Burrows; she was a woman highly respected and her end was peace. She was interred on Monday last, followed by upwards of 70 children and grandchildren, and a vast number of friends.

At Truro, on Friday last, Mr. W. Dennithorne, at the advanced age of 96 years.

On Thursday last, Mr. Hayne, of Newport, near Launceston, leaving a numerous and helpless family.

At Padstow, on the 20th instant, universally respected, Mrs. E. Hawk, late of the Commercial Hotel.

Yesterday morning, at Helston, after a short illness, the wife of Mr. Richard John, glover, etc.

At Padstow, on the 25th instant, Grace Courtenay, aged 77 years, 44 of which she lived as housekeeper at Harlyn.

Lately, at East Looe, aged 23 years, Thomas, son of Mr. John Steed, superannuated officer of excise.

Suddenly, at Morval, Mr. Amos Pengelly.

At Falmouth, on Wednesday morning, of apoplexy, Mr. Bunney, of the coast-guard service.

Suddenly at Gwithian, on Monday last, John Glasson, an old and faithful servant of Mr. R. Hocken, of that place, aged 78 years.

At Pentewan, on Saturday last, William, son of Mr. T. Vercoe of the Ship Inn, aged 2 years and a half.

At. St. Austle, on Wednesday, Edwin, the infant son of Mr. Richard Williams, butcher.




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