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4 November 1836, Friday

At Truro, on Tuesday, November 1, Captain John Alexander, R.N., in the 75th years of his age. He entered the Royal Navy January 20, 1771; was at the battle of Bunker's Hill, 1775; at the attack of Charleston, July, 1776; in the action with Admiral Byron, 6th July 1779; was in three different actions with Admiral Rodney, and at the relief of Gibraltar with Lord Howe in 1782, with many other engagements during an active service of 45 years. His end was peace.

At Penzance, on Monday evening, the 31st ult. Mr. William Woolridge, late of Lifton, in Devon, in the forty-second year of his age; for many years a warm receiver of the theological writings of the honourable Emanuel Swedenberg.

On Friday last, at Bodmin, Mr. Christopher Climo, aged 79 years; and on Sunday last, Mr. William Parnall, aged 82, for many years letter carrier of that town.

On Monday last, St. Austell, the infant son of Mr. Bamber, surgeon, aged three months.

At Ladock, aged 70 years, Mr. Daniel Huddy, an opulent farmer; he was a good neighbour, and a friend to the poor.

On Monday the 24th ult, at Heavitree, near Exeter, Henrietta, fifth daughter of T. F. Barham, Esq. M.D. aged four years.

Also, on the 29th, the wife of Dr. Barham.

On the 26th of September, off Martinique, Lieutenant Harvey, Commander of the "Pigeon" Packet.

11 November

On the 20th ult, in London, Fanny Milford, daughter of Mr. Augustus Sholl, of Truro.

At Rose-Vale, Ludgvan, on Wednesday last, Mr. John Ellis, late of Tregethas, St. Erth.

18 November

At Carnanton, on Wednesday last, Anne Maria Neynoe, relict of the late Colonel Neynoe, of Castle Neynoe, in the county of Sligo, at the age of 77 years - whose piety, humanity, and benevolence evinced the true spirit of the Christian.  Directed by the religion of Christ in the performance of all her duties, during the continuance of her protracted life, it afforded her the firmest assurance and consolation of its close.

At the Vicarage, Egloshayle, on the night of Monday last, Thomas Winstanley, the infant son of the Rev. T. S. Carlyon.

On the 5th instant, after a short illness, Mr. Martin, of the Devonport Inn, Tavistock.

On Wednesday last, at Truro, in the 10th year of his age, Charles, eldest son of Mr. Tonkin, saddler.

On the 12th instant, at Truro, at the advanced age of 83 years, Mr. Richard Minors, for many years a respectable master carpenter.

On Sunday last, at Lezant, aged 73 years, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. Anthony Geake.

On the 13th instant, at Cambridge, aged 77 years, the Rev. Charles Simeon, M.A., Senior Fellow of King's College.

At Hayle, on Saturday last, Miss Mary Ann Pryor, after a protracted illness, aged 26 years.

25 November

On the 6th instant, at Falmouth, in his 80th year, John Honce, Esq. Commander R.N.- a gentleman universally esteemed.

On Wednesday last, at Penzance, Mrs. Berryman, relict of the late Mr. William Berryman, surgeon.

On Sunday se'nnight, the infant son of Mr. William Cole, Chandler &c., Callington.

On Wednesday last, at Gear, St. Erth, Mrs. Sarah Thomas, aged 76 years, sincerely beloved by all who had the pleasure of her acquaintance.

At Newlyn, on Sunday last, Mr. Francis Carter, innkeeper.

On the 17th instant, at Fowey, Miss Tope, only daughter of Mr. Tope, druggist &c, aged 30 years.

At Penrose, at St. Tudy, on Wednesday last, Mr. Reginald Billing, aged 62 years, a respectable yeoman of that parish, whose loss will be severely felt.

At Lezant, on Sunday last, Mrs. Spear, leaving a bereaved husband and numerous family to lament their loss.

At Bodmin, on Friday last, Mr. William King, aged 79 years, for many years commander of a merchant vessel between Liverpool and the West Indies.

At Bodmin, on Friday last, Mr. John Hender, aged 22 years.  Also, Sarah, second daughter of Mr. Scantlebury, confectioner, aged 12 years.

Killed in action the latter end of August, at San Sebastian, Mr. James J. Fisher, of the British Legion, son of Wm. Fisher, Esq. of Liverpool, and nephew of the Rev. Thomas Fisher, of Heath Cottage, Tavistock.

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