cornwall england newspaper


1836 DEATHS



4 March 1836, Friday


Suddenly, of epilepsy, on Saturday last, whilst on a visit to Captain Manderson, R. N. at Mawnan, William the eldest son of the Rev. W. Curgenven, Rector of Lamorran, in the 33rd year of his age.  His disposition was most admirable, and he is greatly regretted by his many friends. (as written!)

On Saturday last, at Levedden, near Bodmin, Mr. John Chappin, aged 60 years.

Last week, at Lidcut, near Bodmin, Mrs. Baron, aged 81 years.

Last week, at Camelford, Mr. William Nicholls, aged 70 years.

On Sunday last, at Dunmeer, near Bodmin, Mr. Richard Clymo, aged 98 years, surviving his wife only three weeks, who died at the advanced age of 88 years. (her notice spelled the surname differently, and said he was 100)

On Saturday the 27th ult, at Chandour, near Penzance, Grace, the widow of the late Mr. Henry Bilkey, aged 63 years.

At Hayle, on Friday last, Mr. John Pick, aged 21 years.

On Sunday last, at Holsworthy, where he had long practiced as a respectable solicitor, B. M. Kelly, Esq. aged 81 years.

At Plymouth, after a long illness, Mrs. Bulteel, widow of the late C. M. Bulteel, Esq., formerly a banker at Dartmouth.

At Barnstaple, aged 78 years, Mrs. Furber, relict of the late Capt. Furser, R.N.

At Ilfracombe, on the 18th ult. Francis Toussaint Porter, Esq. aged 77 years.

On Wednesday last, at Brea, St. Just, in Penwith, James, second son of the late John Ellis, Esq. Barrister, aged 30 years.

On Friday last, at Falmough, John, eldest son of Mr. Phillips, chair maker, of a rapid decline, aged 8 years.

On Wednesday last, at Tregony, Elizabeth May, aged 80 years, leaving a family of 8 children, 46 grand-children, and 47 great-grand-children, making in all 101 descendants. The deceased was carried to her grave by eight of her grand-daughters.


11 March


At Brompton-Row, London, on the 26th ult. aged 30 years, Mrs. Symons, wife of Mr. Thomas Symons, bookseller.

At Rosewyn-Row, Truro, on Tuesday last, after a protracted and painful illness, aged 45 years, Mrs. Secombe, eldest daughter of the late Rev. John Lewis, vicar of Luxulyan, and for many years curate of Crown.

At Bodmin, on Sunday last, Mrs. Stephens, wife of Mr. N. Stephens, aged 61 years.

At Truro, on Tuesday last, Mr Berryman, for many years clerk to W. Warren, Esq. Solicitor, aged 46 years - His end was peace.

On Monday last, at Penzance, the youngest son of Mr. Richard Frean aged three years.

At Tywardreath, on Saturday last, Mr. Jas. Job, aged 42 years. For 20 years he was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Society, and 14 a local preacher among that body of Christians - His end was peace.

On Saturday last, at Falmouth, after a severe illness, which she bore with patience and resignation, Mrs. Blight, formerly of the Royal Oak Inn, aged 40 years.

On the 11th instant, at Penry, Mr. Pellow, at the advanced age of 88 years.

At Tregony, on the 8th instant, aged 69 years, Sarah, wife of Jonathan Burley, of that place, being his third wife.

At Rosewastes, in the parish of St. Columb, on Tuesday last, Mr. Richard Veale, aged 83 years.

On the 29th ult, at Torquay, Devon, Joseph Anstice, Esq. formerly Student of Christ Church, Oxford, and late Professor of Classical Literature, King's College, London, aged 27.

At the headquarters of the British Army in Spain, Francis, eldest son of the late Mr. Wyatt, grocer of Plymouth, of fever, aged 23. On the coast of Spain, Robert, eldest son of Dr. Williams, of Plymouth.

On Tuesday last, at the advanced age of 93, Mr. May of Poughill, near Stratton.

At Creed, last week, Mrs. Harvey, aged 80 years.


18 March


On the 8th instant, at the house of his father, Camden-town, London, of a rapid decline, aged 16 years, John Wise, eldest son of Mr. William Dunkin, formerly of this town.

On Saturday last, at St. Tudy, William Morgan, Esq. aged 35 years.

At Hayle, on Friday last, after a protracted illness, Mr. John Glanville, aged 29 years.

At Buryan, on the 8th instant, Mrs. Elizabeth Nicholls, aged 93 years.  She was followed to her grave by five of her children, 21 of her grand-children, and 33 great-grand-children.

At St. Ives, on Sunday last, of apoplexy, Mr. John Green Wearne, ironmonger, eldest son of H. Wearne, Esq. the late Mayor of the Borough, aged 31 years.

At Camborne, aged 32 years, on Saturday last, from locked jaw, followed by severe tetanus,  Charles, fifth son of Captain Andrew Vivian, sincerely lamented by all who knew him.  He was a dutiful son, a kind and affectionate brother, and a faithful friend. His end was peace.  The disease was occasioned by his receiving a small contused and lacerated wound on the lower part of the right thigh, at it's inner part, just above the knee; he having  been thrown from his horse on the evening of the 2nd of March.

At St. Winnow, on Saturday last, of a rapid decline, Milicent, youngest of Mr. Silas E. Martyn, aged 19 years.

At St. Austell, on Sunday, after a long illness, sustained with Christian fortitude and resignation, Mrs. Samuel Harris, aged 32 years.

At Bodmin, on Sunday, Mr. W. Sandetcock(sic), aged 25 years.

At Truro, on Saturday last, Mary eldest daughter of Mr. Rutter, Princess-street, aged four years.

On Wednesday, at Penzance, the infant son of Mr. C. Vibert, grocer.


25 March


At Exeter, James, son of Mr. James Pearse, aged eight years.

On Sunday last, at the house of her son, Mr. Jas. Lake, sen. bookseller, Falmouth, Mrs. Lake, of the city of Exeter, aged 80 years.

At Truro, on Friday last, aged 74 years, Mr. Matthew Johns, wheelwright.

At Redruth on Thursday last, the infant son of Mr. William Lidgey.

Yesterday, at Castle Horneck, near Penzance, John Boase, Esq. aged 61 years.

At Boscarne, near Bodmin, on Wednesday week, Mr. Hicks, aged 45 years.

Last week at Liskeard, at an advanced age, the widow of the late Mr. James Fitze, tanner, of that place.

On Thursday, Mr. Chappell, of the New Inn, Liskeard.

On Tuesday last, at Crugmere, near Padstow, of apoplexy, Mr. John Hawken.

Suddenly, at Mount Charles, St. Austell, on Wednesday, Mrs. Daddew, at an advanced age.

At Helston, on Sunday last, after a few days illness, Miss Penberthy, aged 55 years.

On the 19th instant at Camborne, Captain John Lean, aged 63 years, 40 of which he was a consistent member of the Wesleyan Society.  He was the friend of all to whom he could impart comfort or relief, and his loss will be long lamented.  He died in the confident hope of a blessed immortality.

At Falmouth, on Sunday last, Mr. Nicholas Bryant, aged 20 years, of a lingering decline, which he bore with Christian fortitude.

On Monday last, at Falmouth, Mr. Henry Philp, shoemaker, aged 43 years, he has left a widow and six children to lament their loss.

On Sunday, at Polgrean, in Cury, of consumption, borne with Christian piety, Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. William Hendy, aged 21 years.  Her end was peace.

Last week, at Mariazon, suddenly, at the advanced age of 81 years, upwards of 50 of which he was a member of the Wesleyan connexion, Mr. Thomas Cornish.

At Truro, on Monday last, aged 80 years, Mrs. Hitchens, formerly of the Talbot Inn, Bodmin.

On Monday, at St. Austell, the infant son of Mr. W. Merifield, cooper, aged six months.

On Monday last, at Truro, Sarah Ann, third daughter of Mr. Fookes, schoolmaster, aged 7 years.




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