cornwall england newspaper


1836 DEATHS



1 July 1836, Friday


On Wednesday, the 22nd ult. at her father's house, at Babeary, Somerset, universally lamented, aged 28 years, Eliza, eldest daughter of the Rev. Daniel Evans, Rector of East Lydford, in the same County.

On Monday last, at Hayle, Mrs. West, relict of the late Mr. William West, aged 80 years.

At Perran-Wharf, on the 17th ult, much respected and lamented, Mrs. Eddy, not Mrs. Cory, as was inserted last week by mistake.

On Thursday last, at Padstow, after a protracted illness, which she bore with Christian fortitude, Mary, the wife of Mr. Jonathan Pryn, aged 48 years.

On Monday last, at Padstow, John Granvill, aged 82 years.

Yesterday, at Truro, William Hocking, infant son of Mr. William Rowe, draper.

Yesterday, at Helston, after a protracted illness, Mr. John James, son of Mr. James James, carpenter, &c.

After a few days' illness, in Catherine-street, Devonport, where she was visiting a friend, Miss Mary Jasper of Northill, in this County, aged 35 years.


8 July


On Monday last, aged 82 years, William Carne, Esq. of Penzance. This venerable man, by the blessing of God upon his own industry and enterprise, rose from a condition of humble life to a station of high respectability, and has died trusted, honoured, and lamented. To great strength of character, he united an unusual measure of benevolence, and, to crown the whole, was remarkable for his fervid and consistent piety. The personal friend of the illustrious Wesley, the principal supporter of infant Wesleyanism in his own neighbourhood for sixty years in steady, active and beneficient communion with the society to which he thus originally attached himself, his name, throughout the world, in inseparably associated with Cornish Methodism. As he drew near his end, it was gratifying to remark the maturing of his spirit in humility, gentleness and love; and his last hours, undisturbed by doubts or apprehension, were joyous and even triumphant.

On Thursday, the 30th ultimo, at his house at Nanscow, in the parish of St. Breock, John Werry, Esq. aged 71 years. The deceased, who is deeply and deservedly regretted, was enabled to view the approach of death with perfect calmness and resignation, and expired in the possession of a hope of eternal happiness.

At Tywardreath, on Monday, the 20th ult, after a long and painful illness, which he was enabled to bear with Christian fortitude, John, son of Mr. Wm. Rundell, aged 24 years.

On Monday night last, at Padstow, after a most painful illness, Mr. Thomas Best, iron and coal merchant, of that place, aged 61 years. The deceased will be long remembered with respect by his numerous acquaintance, and by his family as a most affectionate husband and father.

Also, the infant child of Mr. T. Carter, shipbuilder.

On Sunday, the 3rd instant, at Trencreek,in the parish of Creed, after a long and painful illness, which she endured with Christian fortitude, Mrs. Truscott, aged 69 years. She was a consistent member of the Wesleyan Methodist Society, for upwards of 50 years. Her end was peace.

On Monday last, at St. Columb, after a short illness, aged 73 years, Mr. John Henwood, universally regretted and lamented.

At St. Ives, Betsey, wife of Mr. Richard Curnow, aged 51 years.

On Monday, at Truro, William Sincock, for many years cellarman to William Vice, Esq. merchant.


16 July [should this be the 15th?]


On Sunday last, the 10th instant, Sir Francis Freeling, Bart., Secretary to the General Post- office, aged 72 years.

On Sunday last, at Truro, Mr. John Lander, father of the African Travellers, aged 75 years.

At Truro, on Wednesday last, at the house of her brother-in-law, Mr. John Sim, Mrs. Woolley, aged 46 years.

At Helston last week, after a protracted illness, John, second son of Mr. Woolcock, aged 21 years.

At St. Ives, Mr. William Trevorra, shoemaker, aged 34 years.

On Saturday last, at St. Austell, Mrs. Easterbrook, aged 76 years.

Last week, at Callington, aged 54, Mr. Richard Peter, saddler and post-master.

At Tregonhay, Budock, near Falmouth, on the 12th instant, Elizabeth, daughter of the late Mr. John Allen, of Falmouth. The deceased had for some time been labouring under a disease of the heart, but on the day of her death she had gone into the country with some friends, where she was taken suddenly ill, and expired in about 10 minutes.

At Falmouth, on Monday last, the 11th instant, John Johnson, Esq., aged 46 years, Barrister, and member of the Nova Scotia Legislature, having represented the County of Annapolis for several years. Being an enlightened advocate of civil and religious liberty, he promoted extensive reforms in that colony; and as a consistent member of the first Baptist Church of Halifax, he lived in the exercise of Christian virtue, and was beloved by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance. He died in the enjoyment of that "Peace which passeth all understanding".


22 July


On Tuesday last, at Trevenson, after a long and painful illness, which he bore with Christian fortitude and resignation, W. T. Reynolds, Esq. eldest son of W. Reynolds, Esq. of Trevenson-House, in the 38th year of his age, deeply and sincerely lamented by a large circle of friends and acquaintances.

At Colquite, St. Mabyn, on Tuesday last, Deeble Peter Esq. aged 86 years.

On Saturday last, at Warleggan, Mr. Roger Henwood, aged 76 years.

On Friday last, at Camborne, Richard, infant son of Mr. Tangye, innkeeper.

On Saturday last, at Truro, Catharine Jane, daughter of Mr. Knight, butcher, aged 12 months.

On Friday last, at Truro, aged 14 years, William, son of Mr. Solomon, painter.

At Hayle, on Friday last, Mrs. Jane Martha, aged 43 years.

On Saturday last, much respected, Mr. William Oliver, miller, of St. Keyne, aged 57 years.

On Wednesday, the 11th instant, at Moorwinstow, in this County, aged 64 years, Mr. William Jewell, father of the Rev. Thomas Jewell of Camborne. During his last illness, which was painful and protracted, he was remarkable for his patience and resignation; undismayed, he hailed the approach of the enemy, and died in peace.

On Saturday, at St. Just, of decline, Susan, daughter of the Rev. J. Buller, aged 19 years.

Lately, at Lown Blebell, in the parish of St. Issey, Mrs. Williams, aged 82 years.

Suddenly, near Calenick, on Tuesday last, Wm. Roberts, for many years servant to Mr. Henry Michell, Calenick.


29 July


At Devonport, on the 15th instant, Mr. Stephen Bate, printer, formerly of Helston.

On Friday last, at Truro, aged 38 years, Mr. Edward Winter; for twenty-four years, and until a few months of his decease, he was employed in the Cornwall Royal Gazette office.

On Saturday last, at Buck's Head, near Truro, Mrs. Trenerry, wife of Mr. T. Trenerry, butcher.

On Sunday last, at Padstow, after a lingering illness, Mrs. Jane Olver, aged 78 years.

On Thursday, the 21st instant, at St. Issey, Mrs. J. E. Docton, aged 23 years.

On Wednesday last, at Fowey, Mr. Beer, late of Golant, aged 88 years.

At Portscatha, in Gerrans, Mrs. Hawes. Her end was peace.

On the 20th instant, at St. Austell, George Frederick, youngest son of Mr. Walter Giles, aged 14 months.




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