cornwall england newspaper


1837 DEATHS



7 JULY 1837, Friday


At Helston, on Sunday last, of hoping-cough, John, son of Mr. T.H. Edwards, conveyancer &c., aged 14 months.

On Thursday last, at the house of her grandfather, Mr. Rundle, St. Austell, Miss Mitchinson, daughter of Mr. Mitchinson, gardener, Glynn, aged 18.

At Probus, on Wednesday last, Mr. James Rooke, aged 32 years.  A short time since the champion of Cornwall and many other counties, for wrestling.

At Wadebridge, on Monday last, after a long and painful illness which he bore with unusual patience and resignations, Mr. John Brabyn, aged 46 years.

At Lansalson, St. Austell, on Thursday last, Sarah, third daughter of Mr. Henry Benallick, aged 4 years.


14 JULY 1837, Friday


At Penryn, on Friday last, Robert Davy Michell, Esq. attorney at law, aged 64 years.

At St. Buryan, on the 11th instant, Mrs. Grylls, widow of the late Mr. H. Grylls, aged 69 years.

At Penryn, on Tuesday, the 11th instant, Miss Wright, aged 81 years.

At Mount-Charles, Truro, on Wednesday, the 12th inst., John Macleane, infant son of Wm. Paul, jun., Esq., aged ten months.

Suddenly, at Whimple-street, Plymouth, on Friday the 7th instant, Anna Maria, the beloved wife of Mr. William Shepheard, grocer &c.

At Halurin, in St. Keverne, on Wednesday the 5th instant, Mr. John Gilbert, a wealthy farmer, much lamented by his numerous circle of friends, aged 51 years.

At St. Neot, on the 2nd of July, having 22 hours before received a kick in the bowels from a horse, Simon, eldest son of Mr. Simon Lanyon of Wenmouth, a hopeful and promising youth, deeply lamented by his family, neighbours, and all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance.

On Sunday last, at Redruth, the infant child of Mr. Semmons, draper &c.

At Helston, on Wednesday, after an illness of only four days, Mr. Richard Bennetts, son of the late Mr. Bennetts, of the Angel Hotel, aged 42.

At Redruth, on Thursday the 29th of June, Mr. Wm. Trevorrah, aged 60.

At St. Austell, on Thursday sen'nnight, Mrs. Samuel Gummoe, aged 35.  Also Jane Trudgian, third daughter of Mr. R. Crabb, aged 7 years; and the infant son of Mr. W. Wellington, aged 3 months.

At Pentewan, last week, aged 4 years, Diana Maria, fifth daughter of Mr. Joseph Phillips, of the Hawkins' Arms Inn.

At Bodmin, last week, Mr. John Bellringer, aged 27 years.

At Penzance, on Saturday, Elizabeth, only daughter of Mr. Simon Chellew, of the Fountain Tavern, aged 11 years.  Also, on Wednesday, the infant daughter of Mr. Nicholas, aged 15 months.


21 JULY 1837, Friday


On the 13th inst., at Falmouth, where he had removed for the benefit of the sea air, Dr. Hingston, of Truro, aged 38 years, greatly and deservedly lamented by a large circle of warmly attached friends.

On the 10th instant, at Falmouth, aged 65 years, Edwd. Lawrence, Esq., late Commander of H. M. packet "Duke of Kent".

At Fowey, Mr. John Pain, at an advanced age.

On the 19th instant, at Boscastle, occasioned by a fall from his horse, Mr. William Sloggatt, jun., the only surviving son of Wm. Sloggatt, Esq., merchant, of that place.

On Monday, the 10th instant, at Leskeard, Mrs. Knight.

On Thursday, the 13th instant, at Mr. Rendle's St. Austell, Miss Mitchinson, daughter of Mr. Mitchinson, gardener, Glynn, aged 18 years.

Last week, at Stonehouse, of consumption, Miss Ellen Williams.


28 July 1837, Friday


On the 5th instant, at Arislade, Dean Prior, Dovon, much and deservedly lamented, Mr. William Ellis, aged 31 years.

At Lancarfe, near Bodmin, after a short illness, Mrs. Thomas Short.

At Tregasson, near Hayle, on Thursday last, Mrs Ann Bowden, aged 75 years.

At Penzance, on Tuesday last, Mrs. Davy, wife of the late Mr. Nicholas Davy.

On Friday last, at St. Mabyn, after a few hours illness, Mr. Joseph Burry*, aged 59 years, much esteemed and lamented by a large number of friends. [surname may be Hurry jm]

On Friday last, at Probus, Mrs. Rooke, at the advanced aged of 90 years.

On Saturday last, at St. Austell, Richard, eldest son of Mr. R. Williams, butcher, aged five years.

On Tuesday last, at St. Austell, after a lingering illness, which she bore with Christian fortitude, Catherine, the wife of Mr. Joseph Collet, aged 48 years. She was for many years a zealous and useful member of the Wesleyan connexion.

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