cornwall england newspaper


6 JANUARY 1837, Friday

On the 4th instant, at Truro, Susan, daughter of Mr. William Gibson, tea-dealer, aged ten months.

On Friday last, at Truro, the infant child of Mr. Jas. Uren, painter &c.

On Saturday last, at Liskeard, Mrs. Medland, of the Barley Sheaf Inn.

Last week, at Tempells, in the parish of Liskeard, after a long illness, Mrs. Grigg.

At Merther, on the 25th ult, Mr. James Best, tailor.

Last week, at St. Merryn, aged 79 years, Mr. H. Brenton; and on the same day his sister in law, Mrs. Jane Brenton, also aged 79 years.

On Tuesday last, at St. Austell, Mr. Josias Phillips, cooper, aged 33 years; also, on Wednesday, Mrs. Pearse, relict of the late Joseph Pearse, Esq. of Porthpean, aged 83 years.

Last week, at Burngallow, St. Mewan, at an advanced age, John Gaved, sen., Esq.

On Saturday last, at Launceston, Samuel Yeo, Host and Porter at the White Hart Inn.

On Monday last, at Penryn, Mr. James Bishop, aged 27 years; and on Tuesday, the wife of Mr. Henry Adams, aged 37 years.

At Penryn, on Monday last, George, son of Captain Furneaux, aged 4 years.


On Monday last, at Truro, aged 34 years, Mr. Thomas Courtenay, confectioner &c.

At Truro, on Tuesday last, Mr. Stephens, aged 79 years.  His end was peace.

At Newquay, on the 9th instant, at the house of her son-in-law, Captain Knight, Mrs. Elizabeth Harris, aged 73 years.

At Penzance, on the 5th instant, the wife of Mr. Benjamin Carbis, aged 73 years.

On Sunday last, at Hayle, Mr. Christopher Millwood, aged 76 years.

On  Friday last, at Marazion, Mrs. Faull, relict of the late Mr. Faull, highly respectable farmer of Crowan.

At St. Ives, of consumption, Mr. John Daniell, late master of the "Sheldrake", of that port, aged 22 years.

At Treraven, in the parish of St. Breock, on Wednesday last, of consumption, Mrs. William Menhinnick, aged 32 years, daughter of Mr. Nicholas Grose, of Clan, in Lanivet.

At Falmouth, on Wednesday night, the wife of Mr. John Ragland, Cabinet Maker, aged 27 years.

At Polstrong, in Camborne, on Wednesday last, the wife of Mr. Ivey, yeoman, aged 61 years.

On Thursday, the 5th instant, Mr. John Penberthy, of Redruth, many years driver of the van between that town and Falmouth.

At Illogan, on the 4th instant, Mr. Wm. Pearce, aged 26 years.


At Tyringham, of [1]3th instant, James Backwell Praed, Esq. M.P. for [the] county of Bucks, and late of Trevethow, in this co[unty] aged 57 years.

On the 11th instant, {Mar}ystow Vicarage, Devon, Mrs. Anne Robyns, sister [of the] Rev. Thomas Robyns, Vicar of Marystow, aged 62 years.

On Friday last, at [...]an, Mrs. Pearce, relict of the late Mr. John Pearce, ... respectable farmer of that parish, aged 81 years.

At St. Anthony, in [...]nd, aged 67 years, Mr. John Canning, yeoman; wh[ose] kindness and liberality as a parent, a master, and a fr[iend] will endear his memory to all those who knew him.

Also, on the 4th in[stant], Mrs. Jewell, relict of Lieut. Jewell, who resided ma[ny [ye]ars at the St. Anthony Point Signal Station.

On the 13th instant, a[t] [Lau]nceston, Mr. James Tapson, aged 35 years.

On Wednesday last, a[t  ...]elford, Mr. John Rowe, at the advanced age of 93 years.

At Falmouth, on Sa[turday] last, Mr. Farley, mason, aged 75 years.  Also ... aged 90 years.

At St. Ives, aged 23 y[ears], [M]iss Grace Thomas, daughter of Mr. John Thomas,...; also, aged 80 years, Mr. William Richards, a sup[annu]ated officer of the customs.

At Padstow, on the 11[th] [inst]ant, Mrs, Trevan, of Port Isaac, aged 59 years.

At Hayle, on Saturd[ay], Mrs. Dunn, at the advanced age of 95 years.

On the 11th instant, at [...] near Hounslow, General Neville, late of the Royal [Artill]ery, aged 77 years.


On the 19th instant, at Elliot's Hotel, Devonport, aged 16 years, Mary Dorothy Darett, only child of Thomas Foster, Esq. Lostwithiel.

In Lemon-street, Truro, on Sunday the 22nd instant, Mrs. William R. Rowe, aged 32 years.

At Truro, on Tuesday last, Mrs. Robins, wife of Mr. Joseph Robins, aged 58 years.  She bore a painful illness with patience, and her end was peace.

On Saturday last, at Truro, William Tregilgus, for many years coachman of the Exeter Mail, from Falmouth to the Indian Queens, but latterly of the Omnibus running between Truro and Penzance, aged 63 years.

On Monday last, at Truro, Mrs. Walley, aged 59 years.

At Truro, on Tuesday last, Richard, son of the late Mr. Joseph Emidy, of that place, musician, aged 20 years; the loss of this intelligent young man is severely felt; as a son he was a pleasure to the family circle, as a Sunday School teacher he was a bright example, and as an apprentice, he was a good workman, industrious, faithful, and obedient.

On Saturday last, at Trencreek, in Veryan, of typhus fever, Mr. John Elliott, farmer, aged 48 years; whose kindness as a parent, friend and neighbour, will endear his memory to a numerous circle of relatives and acquaintance.

On the 21st inst, at Newquay, Mrs. G. Williams, aged 36 years; she was a kind and affectionate wife, a faithful friend, and a good neighbour.

On the 26th instant, at St. Buryan, Mr. H. Grylls, sen., aged 71 years.

At Penryn, on Tuesday, the 24th instant, Thomas, the infant son of Mr. John Plint, aged 2 years.

On Friday last, at Falmouth, Mr. Seldon, sawyer, of an abscess on the liver.

On Monday last, at Falmouth, the wife of Mr. Truscott, butcher, aged 76 years.

On the 12th instant, in the Workhouse, Penzance, Nicholas Brewer, at the advanced age of 90 - he was in the full possession of his faculties to the last, and only confined to his bed for three days preceding his decease.

On the 17th instant, at Penzance, Elizabeth Barnicoat, aged 83 years, the last 56 of which she had continued uninterruptedly a faithful servant, in the Penneck family for three generations; she died at the house of the Rev. Henry Penneck, with whose grandfather she first went to live in the year 1781. An instance of attachment alike honorable to all parties.

At St. Ives, Kitty Perkin, aged 38 years.

At Helston, on Monday last, aged 17 years, after two days illness, Mr. William Pascoe, mason &c, of that place.

On Saturday last, at Crugmere, near Padstow, Mr. James Martyn, aged 60 years.

On Sunday last, at Padstow, Miss Mary Hawken, aged 31 years; also, on Tuesday last, Mrs. Agnes Elliott, aged 90 years.

On Thursday last, at his father's residence, Mr. Wm. Spiller, youngest son of W. Spiller, Esq. of the Dockyard, Devonport, aged 26 years.


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