cornwall england newspaper


1837 DEATHS



1 DECEMBER 1837, Friday


At Truro last week, Mr. Henry Jenkins, aged 97 years.

At Truro, on Tuesday last, James, son of Mr. Cyrus John, aged 7 months.


8 DECEMBER 1837


On Monday last, at St. Agnes, after a short illness, Mrs. Rowe, widow of the late Mr. Mark Rowe, turner, of Truro, aged 71 years; her end was peace.

At Stokeclimsland, near Callington, on Thursday, the 30th ultimo, after a long illness, Mr. Robert Hugh Adams Hockin, tanner, aged 41 years.

On Monday night, the infant son of Mr. Oatey, iron monger, Wadebridge.  The child was in apparent health when the parents retired to bed, but when they awoke in the morning they found their babe a corpse.

On Friday last, at Lostwithiel, Mrs. Calvert, wife of the late Capt. Calvert, aged 63 years.

On Wednesday, the 29th ult., at Trelawny, Mr. John Penrose, aged 27 years.

On Saturday last, at Lostwithiel, Mr. Nicholl, who has been afflicted for many years.

At Bodmin, on Saturday last, after a short illness, Barbara Charlotte Caroline, only daughter of Capt. Hamley, R.N., aged nine years.

At St. Austell, on Sunday last, aged four months, Gertrude, youngest child of Mr. Thomas Stripp.

Also, on Tuesday last, Rosina, youngest daughter of Capt. Paul, aged 6 years; and John, son of Mr. J. Boyle, aged 5 years.

At Redruth, on Sunday last, Mrs. Brownfield.

On the 30th ult., at the Priory, Totnes, Sir William Elford, Bart., F.R.S.L. S., in the 96th year of his age.


15 DECEMBER 1837, Friday


On Thursday last, at Tywardreath, Ann, wife of Daniel Hicks, aged 48 years, leaving a husband and eight children to lament their loss.   She will be long deeply regretted by all who knew her, for her kind and efficient attention to any sick person on whom she had fully attended, in any part of her neighborhood.

At New York [USA] on the 27th of October, Mr. Edw. Billing, carpenter, late of this country.

Lately, at Penzance, Mrs. Bryant, aged 90, formerly of Illogan.

At St. Ives on Friday last, aged 62 years, Elizabeth, the beloved wife of William Bazeley, Esq., very much lamented by her bereaved circle of family, and much regretted by a large circle of friends. By her death the poor lost a kind and benevolent benefactress.

On Thursday, the [6?]th instant, at Pennyco... Stoke-Damerel, after a lingering illness, which he bore with Christian fortitude, Mr. Wm. Henry Cu.. aged 29 years, youngest son of the late John Cu... Esq., of St. Kew, of this country.

On the 6th instant, at Delamore, in Devonshire,.... Hele Hays, Esq., Lieutenant-Colonel of the East Militia, in his 73rd year.

On Saturday last, at Exeter, after a few days llness] greatly regretted by his family and a large ... acquaintance, Mr. R. Baker, ironmonger, .... yrs.


22 DECEMBER 1837, Friday


As his residence, in Pydar-street, Truro, on Wednesday last, aged 59 years, Mr. A...ony Plummer, one of the Town-Council of this Borough, deeply lamented by his family and his numerous friends.  He was a gentleman possessing great urbanity of [ma]nners and the utmost benevolence of disposition; and [his] loss will be severely felt by the different persons in his [em]ploy, he having  been very extensively engaged in various branches of trade and manufacture in this town.  Mr. Plummer was the brother-in-law of our respected member, Mr. Turner, and his illness occasioned that gentleman's pairing off with Mr. Wilson Jones during the present session of Parliament.

At Truro, on Thursday, the 14th instant, John Parkes, only son of Mr. John Blee, painter, aged 12 years.

On Tuesday last, at the residence of her son, the Rev. H. E. Graham, Rectory, Ludgvan, the widow of the late ... Graham, Esq., for many years a magistrate at Bow-street, London, aged 80 years.

At Truro, on Monday last, Mrs. Tabb, widow of the late Mr. Theophilus Tabb, carpenter, aged 81 years.

At Charlestown, on Tuesday, Mr. David Banks, of the Charlestown Hotel, aged 36 years.

At Lerren, near Fowey, Mrs. Isbell, aged 84 years.

At Chittagong, in the East Indies, on the 22nd of July, after an illness of four days only, deeply regretted by other officers and friends, Major Richard Braddon ... East India Company's service, eldest son of ... Braddon, Esq. of Skisdon Lodge, in this county.

Also mentioned, [only names to be deciphered]   Mr. Anthony Cock. Mr. Samuel Lyne. [They were included in the "DIED" column, but details just couldn't be read.  Sorry! jm]


29 DECEMBER 1837, Friday


At Truro, on Thursday the 28th instant, Teresa Catherine, the beloved wife of John Carpenter, Esq., and niece of the Right Hon. Robert Edward, ninth Lord Petre, aged 61.

On Tuesday last, at Condurrow, near Truro, Mrs. Roberts, who retired on Monday night in good health, and on the following morning was found in her bed a corpse.

On Sunday evening last, after a short illness, the Rev. Lewis Mathias, joint Curate of Falmouth.  As a mark of the respect in which the deceased was held, a considerable number of shops in town are partially closed, and will continue so until the funeral has taken place.

At Falmouth, on the 23rd instant, the infant child of Mr. Mogg, aged eight months.

At Hayle, on Saturday last, the infant daughter of Mr. Dupin.

At Newlyn, near Penzance, on Thursday last, Mr. Richard German, aged 24 years.

At Tisvennack, in Paul, on Friday last, Mr. William Trembath, aged 19 years.

Suddenly, at Penzance, on Tuesday last, Mr. Plomer, aged 51 years.

At Trewoone, St. Mewan, on Tuesday, aged 29, Mr. Christopher Bennetts, spirit merchant, of St. Austell, respected by all who knew him.

At Harscott, in the parish of Moorwinstow, on Saturday the 23rd instant, Miss Adams.

At East Looe, Thomas Bond, Esq., solicitor, many years Town-clerk of the boroughs of East and West Looe.

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