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1837 DEATHS



6 OCTOBER 1837, Friday


On Thursday last at Grampound, occasioned by a fall from a stack of corn, Mr. James Tremain, aged 21 years.

Also, on Tuesday last, the wife of Mr. Richard Crewes, Carpenter &c, aged 23 years.

At St. Austell, on Saturday last, Henry, eldest son of Mr. John Mitchell, hatter, aged two years.

Also, on Monday, of enlargement of the heart, lamented by all who knew her, Susan, youngest daughter of Thomas Dove, Esq., Surgeon.

At Falmouth, on Thursday last, after a short illness, Mr. John Farley, mason, aged 55 years.

On the 19th of July last, the Hon, and Right Rev. Charles James Stewart, D.D., Lord Bishop of Quebec.

Coroner's Inquests - On Friday last, at the house of Mr. T. Phillips, Innkeper at Callistock, in the parish of Perrranzabuloe, Joseph Harris, aged two. He ran from the house in flames, and despite the best endeavours of nearby persons to stifle them, he was so badly burnt he died 13 hours later. Verdict - accidental death.

On Thursday, the 28th ult, Treglawn, who was putting a new steam stamps into the St. Ives Consuls mine, was scalded in a most dreadful way, and he died the next morning, leaving a widow and seven small children to lament their loss. "Not the slightest blame can be attached to the engineer, or the agents on the mine".


13 OCTOBER 1837, Friday


On Saturday last, at Truro, Mr. John Stephenson, late of London, aged 43 years.

At St. Columb, on the 28th of September last, Captain John Stokes, RN, brother of Mr. Samuel Stokes, Bush Tavern Bristol.

On Tuesday night last, at Liskeard, aged 64, Matthew Anstis, Esq., Solicitor, and Town-Clerk of that borough, greatly and deservedly lamented by his family and a large circle of friends.

At Redruth, on Monday the 9th instant, Miss Eliza Humphry, aged 22 years.

At Polperro, on the 2nd instant, Mr. Wm. Johns, aged 71 years.

At Padstow, on Monday last, after a protracted affliction of several years, which she bore with exemplary patience and resignation, Celia, wife of Mr. Edward Parnall, aged 41 years. Her end was peace.

20 OCTOBER 1837, Friday


On Tuesday last, at Truro, Mr. Clemence, turner, aged 72 years.

On Thursday morning, in Fairmantle-street, Mrs. John, widow of the late Mr. Stephen John, master cooper in this town; she was a woman of strict integrity, and a member of the Wesleyan Society for upwards of twenty-six years.

At Methroes, St. Mewan, on Saturday last, aged 40, Mr. George Hennah, eldest son of the late Mr. Edmund Hennah, of St. Austell, leaving a wife and two children; he was a man of the strictest honour and integrity, and his memory will be long cherished by his relatives and acquaintances.

On Thursday, the 12th instant, suddenly, Mr. John Grigg, of Launceston.

At Ladock, on Wednesday last, aged 60 years, Mrs. Ann Gummow, widow of the late Mr. Wm. Gummow; she was a very worthy woman, and is deeply regretted by all who knew her, especially by the poor of her neighbourhood, to whom she was a kind benefactress.

At Fowey, on the 16th instant, Mrs. Pattison, widow of Doctor Pattison, late of Duporth, near St. Austell.

At Marazion on the 11th instant, after a short illness, Capt. Wm. Francis, aged 37.

At St. Ives, after a lingering illness, Samuel Williams, second son of Capt. Richards, aged 20 years.


27 OCTOBER 1837, Friday


At Rosewyn, in this town, on Saturday the 14th instant, Rose, daughter of John Richards, Esq., aged six months; and on Saturday, the 21st instant, of consumption, Jane, the beloved wife of that gentleman, aged 32 years.

Drowned, at Madras, on the 28th of May last, by the upsetting of a Masula boat in the surf, when coming ashore from the ship "Clairmont" in which he had come passenger from Bombay, Colonel Wm. Pasmore, of the Bengal army, eldest son of the late Wm. Pasmore, Esq. of Helston. Colonel Pasmore had been in the command of the British troups, serving in Persia during the last three years; and when the fatal accident happened, was on his way back to Calcutta (having been relived in Persia by Major General Sir Henry Bethune, Bart.), from whence he intended returning to his native country, after an absence, in the service of the East India Company, of 31 years.

At Truro, on Monday last, Mr. Harry, shoemaker, at an advanced age.

At Fowey last week, the infant son of Mr. E. Eveleigh.

On Saturday morning last, at Penzance, aged 52 years, Mrs. Barnes; she bore, with exemplary Christian fortitude and patience, a severe and protracted affliction which confined her to her bed for a period of 12 years; her end was peace.

At Falmouth, on Tuesday last, Mr. Robert Dight, governor of the Falmouth Workhouse, for the past ten or twelve years, which office he filled with credit to himself, and satisfaction to the parishioners.

At Tuckingmill, on Thursday the 19th instant, Ann, the wife of Mr. Lenters, mine agent, aged 56.

At Chacewater, on Wednesday, the infant daughter of Mr. J. Stripp.

Last week, at Chacewater, aged 62 years, Grace, the wife of Mr. Henry Rowe, a truly Christian and pious woman; her end was peace.

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