cornwall england newspaper


1836 DEATHS



6 May 1836, Friday


On the 22nd ult, at Oxford, William, eldest son of the Rev. T. S. Smyth, vicar of St. Austell, aged 21 years.

On Wednesday, at Tregonissey, St. Austell, aged 67 years, Mrs. Medland, wife of Mr. Henry Medland, brewer and maltster.

On the 26th ult. near Sherborne, Dorset, on her road to this town, aged 59 years, Mrs. Honor Wyatt, relict of the late Mr. Wyatt, and daughter of the late Mr. Robarts. She had been unwell for some time past, but was strongly bent on proceeding to her native County. She was perfectly resigned, and left this world with a perfect reliance on her faith in the Redeemer. Her remains were interred at Sherborne; and to many of the inhabitants Mr. Truscott of Blackfriars-Road, London, and Mrs. Wyatt, of Penryn, the relatives who accompanied her, feel themselves deeply indebted for the kindness and truly good feeling manifested to them on the melancholy occasion.

Of consumption, at Penryn, on the 25th ult, John, second son of W. P. Williams, Esq.

On Monday last, at Penzance, Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. Thomas Matthews, perfumer &c, aged 11 years.

On the 3rd instant, at Court, in St. Stephens, Henry, the eldest son of Mr. Lewis Truscott.

On Tuesday last, at Merafield, near Saltram, the residence of his son, Mr. John Vosper, a respectable farmer of the parish of Quethiock, aged 68 years.

At Kingdon, in the parish of Antony, on the 28th ult, Mr. Kingdon, a highly respectable farmer, aged 83(?) years.

On Friday last, at Beer Ferris, near Tavistock, much respected by all who knew him, Mr. Joll, sen, at an advanced age.

Lately, at Sheviock, Mr. Samuel Lyttleton, aged 88 years, for more than half a century a tenant of the Right Hon. Reginald Pole Carew.

Lately, at Maidstone, in the 78th year of her age, Mrs. Rhodes, widow of the late Rev. Benj. Rhodes, Wesleyan Minister, who was well known in this County 40 years ago. She died in the triumph of the faith.


13 May


At Pencarrow, on the 4th instant, aged 24 years, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late Sir Aracott Ourry Molesworth, and sister of the present Sir William Molesworth, Bart., M.P. for the Eastern Division of this County.

On Wednesday, the 4th instant, at his residence, Durnford-street, Stonehouse, after a long and painful illness, Captain W. King, R.N. (1807), in the 70th year of his age. He was a meritorious and highly distinguished officer, and commanded the "Astrea" at Falmouth for 12 years, and conducted the Packet Establishment at that port, with much zeal and ability.

On the 5th instant, at the Sub-deanery in Exeter, Lucy, the beloved wife of the Rev. William Marsh, Vicar of Ashburton, and daughter of the Rev. T. Napleton, late Rector of Powderham.

On Sunday last, at Plymouth, after a long and painful illness, Robert George, youngest son of Mr. John Paddon, aged 22 years.

At Truro, on Saturday last, Miss Wills, aged 73 years, the last member of a very ancient and respectable family of this borough.

On Thursday last, at Truro, the wife of Mr. John Carter, shipwright, aged 62 years.

On Monday last, at Truro, of consumption, Mr. William Libby, plasterer, aged 26 years.

On Saturday last, at Truro, aged 80 years, almost suddenly, Charles Hoare; he was through life a very quiet and industrious man.

At Ruan-lanyhorne, on the 6th instant, Elizabeth, wife of James Hocking, of that place, blacksmith, aged 35 years.  Her end was peace.

On Tuesday last, at St. Ives, the infant son of Mr. William Paynter, shipwright.

On Thursday week, at Launceston, after a lingering illness, which he bore with Christian fortitude, Mr. Thomas Stacey, late a butcher of that town; very much respected and lamented in the circle in which he moved.

On Friday last, at Callington, Mr. Wm. Rickard, aged 28 years.

At. St. Austell, on Sunday last, Mrs. Salter, aged 87 years; and on Monday, Thomas, youngest child of Mr. Josias Phillips, aged 3 months.

Lately, at Chacewater, Mary, wife of  Mr. John Kitchens, aged 45 years; she bore a long and painful affliction with Christian fortitude, and died in the full assurance of a blissful immortality.

On Sunday last, at Chacewater, Mrs. Sarah Billing, aged 75 years.

At Buryan, on Wednesday se'nnight, Mr. R. W. Lanyon, aged 47 years.


20 May


On Friday, the 13th instant, in Skinner-street, Bishopsgate, after a painful operation and protracted illness, Mrs. Margaret Leane, wife of Mr. John Leane, of Fowey.

On the 10th instant, at her residence, Chapel-street, Pen`zance, Mrs. Jane Penberthy, respected and lamented by all who knew her.

At High-Lanes, St. Goran, on Monday last, the wife of Stephen Chesterfield, leaving nine children.

On Thursday last, at Truro, aged 81 years, Mrs. Jenkin, relict of the late Mr. Jenkin, many years parish clerk of St. Clement.

On Monday, at Truro, aged three years, Mary Bray, daughter of Mr. Cradock, grocer &c.

At St. Ives, last week, the infant child of Mr. Edward Harry, jun rope-maker; also, Mary Ann, daughter of Mr. Sam. Shugg, mason, aged 15 years.

On Saturday last, at Redruth, after a very long and severe affliction, Captain William Teague. Also, Mr. Philip Philips.

On Monday last, at Bodmin, in consequence of having washed her feet in cold water, whilst in a state of perspiration, Susan Hamley, aged 20 years.  Her banns of marriage were published on the previous Sunday.

Lately, at Wadebridge, Mrs. Fradd, formerly innkeeper, in that place.


27 May


On the 22nd instant, in London, after a few days illness, aged 74 years, William Lake, Esq., banker, and Mayor of Falmouth; one of the oldest inhabitants of that place, and for many years the partner and friend of the late Joseph Banfield, Esq.

At Falmouth, on Tuesday last, the relict of the late Capt. Eastcott, formerly of the packet service; she had been for some time labouring under severe affliction, which she bore with Christian resignation.

On Friday last, at St. Columb, most deservedly esteemed, and deeply lamented by all who had the pleasure of her acquaintance, Mrs. Ann Roberts, widow of the late Dr.Roberts, Rector of Drewsteignton, Devon, and of St. Johon's in this County.

At East Looe, on Wednesday, Christian, wife of Mr. John Oliver, aged 72 years; she was beloved and respected by all with whom she had intercourse.

Suddenly, on Friday last, at St. Agnes, Captain Richard Rowe, aged 71 ears, during 40 of which he filled the situation of Mine-agent in different mines with an unblemished character. His dispositon was most amiable, and he is greatly regretted by his numerous friends.

On Monday last, at Redruth, Edward, infant son Thomas Phillips, Esq.

At Penzance, on Tuesday, the infant child of Mr. Thomas Small.




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