MAY  1838  DEATHS


At Helston, on Monday the 30th ult., Mary, relict of the late John Trevenen, Esq., of that borough, aged 75 years.

At Scilly, on Thursday lst, Thomas Wetherall, Esq., after a very short illness – a gentleman greatly beloved and deeply regretted by all who knew him.

At Truro, on Friday last, Mr. John Polsue, aged 47.

At Truro, on the 2nd instant, after a long and painful illness, Miss Bound, only daughter of Mr. Bound, tanner, aged 23 years; her end was peace.

At  Truro, on Thursday last, Maria Jane, daughter of Mr. Richard Courtenay, aged 4 years.

At Bodmin, on Thursday last, the infant daughter of Mr. Oliver, of the Hotel.

At Tregony, on the 25th instant, of inflammation of the lungs, aged 14 years, Philippa, daughter of the Rev. Jas. Hart.

At Madron, on Friday last, Mr. T. Hall, aged 79 years.

At Pentewan, on Friday last, aged 70 years, Mrs. Dinah Luly, mother of Mrs. Phillips, of the Hawkins’s Arms Inn, at that place.

At Trewarthen, in Grade, near Helston, Mr. B. Pengelly, aged 59 years; he was for many years a respectable farmer of that parish, his end was peace.

On Wednesday, at Torpoint, aged 81 years, Mr. Edward Hawton.

On the 27th ult., in Arlington-street, London, Sir Richard Carr Glynn, Bart., aged 81 years.

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On Thursday last, in Pydar-street, Truro, Mr. John Jennings, aged 38 years.  For upwards of 20 years the confidential clerk in the office of Messrs. James and  C…., Solicitors, the duties of which situation he faithfully, zealously, and honestly discharged.  He has left a disconsolate widow and five children.  It may be truly said that he was  sincerely beloved in life, and deeply lamented in death.

On Monday last, in London, after a few days illness, James Halse, Esq., M.P. for the borough of St. Ives and a Magistrate of this county.

At St. Teath, on Thursday last, the Rev. Joseph Fayrer, aged 52 years, vice-chairman of the Camelford Board of Guardians.  On Sunday the 6th,  he performed the Church service at St. Teath and Tintagel, the picture of health; and on Tuesday evening he had an attack of apoplexy and paralysis, after which he never spoke.  He was much and deservedly esteemed, and is lamented by a large family and an extensive circle of acquaintances.

At Brixham, on the 8th instant, of a lingering consumption, the Rev. John Worden,  Wesleyan Methodist Minister, a native of this county.  He has left a numerous family to regret the loss of an affectionate parent.   Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright, for th..  end of that man is peace!

Suddenly, at Towednack, on Tuesday se’nnight, Wm. Trewhella, aged 72 years, greatly respected by those who knew him.

In the night of Friday last, the 11th instant, at … in this county, in the 96th year of her age, Mrs. Kingdon, widow of the late R. Kingdon, Esq., who was for many years an active magistrate for the county of Devon.  She was the only daughter of the Rev. George Boughton, of the ancient family of Boughton, of Lawford Hall, Warwickshire.

At Falmouth, on the 12th instant, Joseph, third son of Mr. John Richards, manager of the Western District Bank in that town, aged 18 years.

At Probus, on Wednesday, the 16th instant, suddenly, the wife of Mr. John Green, tailor, aged 67 years.

At Polgreen, in Cury, on the 10th instant, the wife of Mr. John Pearse, aged 77 years.

At Chyvauloe, in Gunwolloe, on the 14th instant, in a fit of apoplexy, the wife of Mr. Philip Rowe, aged …..

At St. Ives, Mrs. Jane Quick, of apoplexy, aged 24 years.

On Sunday last, at Ludgvan, Jane Davy, aged 86 years.

At Penzance, on Monday last, Miss Daniel, aged 23.

At Redruth, on Monday, Mrs. Jane Goldworthy, widow, aged 92 years.

At Dops, Redruth, on Friday the 11th instant, the infant sone of Capt. Philip Richards.

On Thursday, the 10th instant, at Plain-an-gwarry, Redruth, deeply lamented, Mr. John Chester, of Penzance, eldest son of Mr. John Chester, of Redruth.

At Hayle, on Thursday last, the infant son of Capt. Giles Gudge.

On Sunday week, at Piccadilly,  in the 81st year of his age, Mr. James Ridgway, bookseller.  The contemporary of Pitt and Fox, of Burke and Wyndham, and of Wilberforce, Mr. Ridgway might be considered the last link which connected the literature of the past and present.  During the stormy period of the French Revolution, when party spirits ran high, Mr. Ridgway suffered – and not for his own opinions – but for that manly independence which characterized his life – by holding sacred the trust reposed in him by others.  Rather than divulge the name of an author,  he suffered imprisonment in his own person for several years. This honourable conduct ensured Mr. Ridgway the confidence of the most eminent Whigs through life. 

On the 4th instant, at Tiverton Castle, aged 84 years, the Dowager Lady Carew, widow of the late Sir Thomas, and grandmother of Sir Walter Polk Carew, Bart.

On the 4th instant, at Stoke, Perceval Ramsey, Esq., formerly Captain of the 87th  regiment of foot, and late Lieut. Colonel in the Spanish Legion.

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On the 16th instant, at Stanhope house, East-street, Old Kent-road, London, Mrs. Mary Philip, aged 58 years, universally beloved, and much regretted by her numerous family and friends.

At St. Austell, on Friday last, aged 81 years, Mrs. Arnold, mother of Mrs. Josias Phillips.

At Padstow, on Saturday last, Miss Rose of that place.

A few days since, at Gorran Haven, Catherine Real, aged 62 years.

On Friday last, at Liskeard, Mr. Bartholomew Woon, aged 68 years, a member of the Wesleyan Association.  About an hour before he died, he had his neighbours called into the room, and was lifted out of bed into a chair, when, after exhorting them, he prayed most earnestly for their salvation. 

On Tuesday last, at Liskeard, Mrs. Julyan, of the Fountain Inn, in that town.

At Helston, on the 23rd instant, Emma, fifth daughter of Mr. Wm. Symons, spirit merchant, aged 15 years.

At Prior’s Barn, Bodmin, on Thursday the 17th inst., of consumption, Mr. Benjamin Harris, aged 31 years.  

On Wednesday last, at Long Rock, Ludgvan, Mr. Philip Callaway, aged 18 years.

At Redruth, on Tuesday, the 22nd instant, aged 18 years, Elizabeth, second daughter of Mr. John Bennett.

Last week, at Truro, Mrs. Richard Harris, aged 19 years.

On the 23rd instant, at St. Ives, Mrs. Kitty Uren, aged 81 years.

At Saltash, on Sunday, the 13th instant, Richard Whitford, aged 79 years.  He had been 35 years sergeant-at-mace of that borough, and respected by all who knew him.

At his residence, in St. James’s Square, Bristol, on Saturday the 19th instant, the Rev. Thomas Tregenna Biddulph, M.A., Minister of St. James’s, Bristol, in the 75th year of his age.

On the 19th instant, in his 80th year, Sir Richard Colt Hoare, Bart.,  of Stourhead, Wilts.

On the 12th instant, at Jersey, Major General Archibald Campbell, C. B. Lieutenant-Governor of that island.