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1837 DEATHS



4 AUGUST 1837, Friday


At Helston, on Tuesday, Frederick Henry, youngest son of the late Mr. John Chenoweth, of Real Del Monte.

At Bodmin, on Friday last, Mr. James Harry, Post-master.

At Lanivet, on Tuesday last, Mr. Francis Dungey, aged 96 years; he left one child, seven grand-children, and thirty three great-grand-children.

On Friday last, at Probus, Mr. John Rooke, aged 69 years.

At Tregony, on Saturday last, Mrs. Tellor, at the advanced age of 98 years.

On Tuesday last, at Truro, Selina Vicery, daughter of Mr. James Pascoe, van proprietor, aged two years and two months.


11 AUGUST 1837, Friday


On Sunday last, suddenly, at Totness, Edward Dix., Esq., a Captain in the Royal Navy, and father of the Rev. E. Dix, Rector of St. Mary's Truro. Capt. Dix was highly respected in the service, and is most sincerely regretted by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance. His loss in this town will be severely felt.

At Helston, on the 4th instant, deeply regretted by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance, Oliver Hill, Esq., youngest brother of the late Peter Hill, Esq., aged 70 years.

Suddenly, whilst riding between Chyandour and Marazion, much respected and much regretted by his numerous friends, Mr. John Pearce, of the Union Hotel, Penzance, and formerly of the Royal Hotel, Falmouth, aged 50 years.

At Trewhiddle, St. Austell, last week, at the advanced age of 79 years, Francis Polkinghorne, Esq., a gentleman whose loss will be long regretted by all coases [classes?] in that neighbourhood, especially the poor, to whom he was a generous benefactor.

At Lanner, near Redruth, on Thursday the 3rd instant, Capt. Ascot Annear, of Great Consols.

At Redruth, on Friday the 4th instant, after a short illness, Mrs. Harris, relict of the late Mr. John Harris, solicitor, Falmouth, aged 78.

On Tuesday night, at Pencarn, near Camelford, Mr. Henry Bate, aged 80. He had been taken to Bodmin in a chaise to vote for Lord Eliot, and returned apparently very well; but went to bed to wake no more, being found on Wednesday morning a corpse.


18 AUGUST 1837, Friday


On Wednesday, at Ashfield, near Falmouth, to which place she had gone for a change of air, Mrs. Keats, of Liverpool, eldest daughter of Mr. Jos. Andrew, of Redruth, aged 32 years.  Mrs. Keats was much beloved by all who knew her, and her death will be a severe bereavement.

At Redruth on  Saturday last, Mr. Walter Teague, of the London Inn, aged 37 years.

At Padstow, after a lingering illnesses, Hooper Elliott, John Raby, and Ann Buzza, at advanced ages.

On the 15th instant, at St. Ives, Mr. Stephen Magor, aged 30 years.


25 AUGUST 1837, Friday


On the 17th inst., at his residence in King-street, Truro, Mr. Rd. Buckland, druggist &c., one of the oldest and most respectable tradesmen in this town, aged 81 years.

On Wednesday the 16th instant, after a very afflicting illness, at the advanced age of 77, the Rev. Wm. Stabback, M.A., Rector of St Stephens, Exeter, Vicar of Sancreed in this county, and Perpetual Curate of Marianaleigh[?] near Southmelton, retired Chaplin of the 7th Dragoons, and Domestic Chaplain to the Right Hon. the Earl of Harrowby.  He was scrupulously conscientious, and of unblemished character and conduct throughout the whole of his long life.

On the 17th instant, at Pearce's Royal Hotel, Falmouth, much lamented by his family and friends, Mr. Thomas Drew, aged 37, merchant of the Island of St. Kitts, from whence he had only arrived the day before.

At Treleange, in St. Keverne, on Saturday the 19th instant, Mr. Jacob Lawry, yeoman, aged 57 years.

On the 19th instant, at Mr. Andrew's, Trigaminion, Miss Cripps, of Lostwithiel, aged 63 years.

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