November 2, 1838



Last week, at Trethillick, near Padstow, John, the second son of Mr. John Duggus.


At Padstow, on Sunday last, Josephina, the infant daughter of the Rev. Richard Tyacke.


At Bethaluggen in Wendron, on Saturday last, the wife of Mr. John Jenkins, aged 70 years.


At Falmouth, on Sunday last, from the effects of having his leg amputated, Mr. Moon, sail-maker.  He has left a widow and four young children to lament his untimely death.


At Penryn, on Sunday, the 21st ultimo, the wife of Mr. Bowell, aged 24 years.


On Thursday morning, the 25th ult., at his father’s residence, Plymouth, Thomas, eldest son of T. Tripe, Esq., surgeon, aged 29 years.


November 9, 1838


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November 16, 1838


Suddenly, at Falmouth, on Sunday morning, Miss Kate Bellman, sister to Mrs. W. Downing.


At Falmouth, on Tuesday last, the infant child of Mr. Mogg, merchant.


At the Parsonage, Lanreath, on Tuesday the 6th inst., of the croop, Jane Elizabeth, second daughter of the Rev. Richard Buller, rector of that place, aged 3 years.  


At St. Teath, on Saturday last, Sarah, widow of the late Mr. James Fry, innkeeper, aged 62 years.


At Penhallow, in the parish of Perranzabuloe, on Tuesday last, Edward Veall, eldest son of Mr. John Nicholls, innkeeper, aged 19 years.  His end was peace.


Last week, at St. Columb, Mrs. Symons, wife of Mr. Symons, saddler, aged 78 years.  Also, Mrs. Polkinhorn, relict of the late Mr. Polkinhorn, of St. Stephens, aged 90 years. 


At East Looe, on the 4th instant, aged 15 months, William, son of Mr. William Wilcock.


At Duloe, on the 9th instant, Mr. James Corgill.


At Morval, on the 6th instant, Mrs. William Olver, aged 30 years.


At Bodmin, on Tuesday last, Miss Ann Mitter, druggist.


Last week, at Talver in the parish of Gulval, after a protracted illness, Mrs. H. Corin, wife of Mr. Jacob Corin, and eldest daughter of J. Corin, Esq., Chyandour, aged 24, greatly lamented by a large circle of friends.


November 23, 1838



At Truro, on the 19th instant, Miss Charlotte Trennacke, aged 20 years.


On Sunday last, at Truggan, in the parish of Merther, after a painful and lingering illness, which he bore with Christian fortitude, Mr. Richard Harding, a respectable farmer, aged 45 years, leaving a widow and ten children to deplore their irreparable loss.  The deceased was for many years a consistent member of the Wesleyan  Society, and his truly amiable disposition, and honourable conduct endeared him to all ranks.  As an affectionate husband, a fond father, a steady friend, and a kind master, he shone conspicuously, and his memory will long be cherished by a numerous circle of friends and acquaintances.  His end was peace.


At St. Austell, on the 22nd instant, in her 78th year, Mrs. Elizabeth Price, of the White Hart Hotel.  Her loss will be long and severely felt by a large circle of friends, but by none more than the sick poor in the neighbourhood, to whom her house was always open for the supply of their wants.  She bore an exceptional character for honest integrity, and her name will long be cherished and revered by every grade of society in St. Austell and its neighbourhood.


At Tywardreath, on Sunday last, aged 42 years, Mr. Robert Williams, a native of Stomeport, Somersetshire.  He was very respectably connected, but early in life he entered the Royal Marines, and served as a private 22 years, chiefly at Stonehouse.


On Saturday last, at the Asylum, Bodmin, Mr. Pope, of Falmouth, aged 65 years.  


At Trewanta Hall, in Lewannick, on the 16th instant, Daniel Cundy, Esq., aged 64 years.


On Wednesday last, at Cellars, in the parish of Egloshayle, Mr. Gideon Broad, aged 83 years.


On Sunday last, at Goonhavern, in the parish of Perranzabuloe, Humphry George, infant son of Captain John Webb, of the Perran Consols mine.


At Ludgvan, on Saturday last, Miss Ursula Trewren, aged 18 years.


At Falmouth, on the 21st instant, Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Mr. Williams, confectioner, aged 16 years.


At Helston, on the 18th instant, the infant daughter of Mr. Francis Miller, aged 10 months.


At Gunwalloe, on the 15th instant, the infant daughter of Mr. James Oppy, aged four years.


On the 19th instant, at St. Ives, Mr. William Tonkin, shipwright, aged 68 years.


At Hayle, on the 14th instant, aged 21 years, Mr. John H. Tonkin.  The excellent character and amiable manners of this worthy young man had endeared him to all who were acquainted with him; soon as his decease was known, colors were displayed, at half-mast, by a large fleet of vessels in the harbour, and his funeral was attended by so large an assemblage as had not often been witnessed at Hayle. 


On the 1st of June, aged 26 years, on board the “Columba,” in his passage to Bengal, Eden Shafte Northmore, Esq., the only surviving son of Thomas Northmore, Esq., of Cleeve.  Mr. Northmore had been only three weeks on board when the fatal event took place; his death was occasioned by the small-pox, supposed to have been communicated by a passenger.


On the 15th ultimo, at Lagrone, Spain, Mr. William Weakley, aged 32 years, son of Mr. Weakley, of the hotel, Devonport.


On the 17th instant, aged 25 years, in Union-street, Stonehouse, of consumption, Marshall d. C. Boden, Esq., solicitor, of London, son of the late Major Boden, and nephew to the late Colonel Boden, of the Madras establishment, professor of the Sanscrip language.


On the 16th instant, at his residence, in Stonehouse, deeply regretted by his family and friends, Capt. Farewell, P.M., 29th regiment, eldest son of the late Rev. S. Farewell, of Holbrook House, in the County of Somerset.


On the 5th instant, at Dresden, after a very short illness, Arthur Hughes, Esq., landscape painter in ordinary to her Majesty, youngest son of the late Rev. Sir Robert Hughes, Bart., of the Dock Yard, Devonport.


On the 13th instant, at Exmouth, of a brain fever, Mr. Joseph Hadford, of Exmouth, printer and stationer, aged 40 years.



November 30, 1838


At St. Allen, on the 19th instant, Mrs. Sarah Hoskins, aged 62 years, widow of Mr. Thomas Hoskins, who only survived her husband 12 weeks.  The deceased is much lamented by her friends and acquaintance, and by her death the poor have lost a valuable friend.


At her residence, Dunstanville-terrace, Falmouth, on the 22nd instant, Charlotte, wife of ___ Angove, Esq., R.N., aged 46 years.


At Helston, last week, the infant child of Mr. Francis Miller.


At her residence, Falmouth, on Sunday evening, Mrs. Ann Carpenter, relict of the late John Carpenter, esq., aged 72 years.


At Wendron, on Sunday last, after a short illness, Mr. Theba Reed, aged 60 years.


On the 25th ultimo, at Penzance, Mr. James Lavars, aged 88 years.


*At St. Columb, on Monday last, Mr. James Rowe, of Pentireglaze, in St. Miniver, to Miss Glasson, of the former parish.


*At St. Columb, on Tuesday last, Hart Key, Esq., of Pawton, to Miss Rowe, daughter of Mr. Thomas Rowe, of Retorth.


*At St. Columb, on Tuesday last, Wm. Drew, Esq., of Crugoes, to Miss Polkinhorn, daughter of Mr. Polkinhorn, of the Red Lion Inn, St. Columb.


Nov. 26th, in the 55th year of his age, John Cross, member of the Society of Friends, and only surviving son of the late Robert Cross, banker, of Exeter.  


On the 13th instant, at Tamerton, of consumption, Elizabeth, the wife of Mr. P. T. Rundle, St. Bude Inn, St. Budeaux, aged 25 years, much regretted by all who knew her.


On the 3rd instant, at Gilbraltar, after a few day’s illness, William Reed, Esq., Major in the 48th Regiment, aged 40.


At Greenwich Hospital, on the 25th instant, deeply lamented, the Rev. Samuel Cole, D.D., chaplain of her Majesty’s fleet, first chaplain of Greenwich Hospital, and vicar of Sithney, in this county.  


On board the “Claudine,” off the Cape, on the 2nd of September, Captain Clarence Dalrymple, R.C.S.,   The death of this meritorious officer was occasioned by an injury received from the upsetting of a Massulah boat in a tremendous surf, at Madras.


On Sunday, the 18th instant, at the advanced age of 91, Mary, relict of the late Mr. Ley, of St. Olave, Exeter, and mother of the Rev. Mr. Ley, a magistrate of Devon.


In Brompton-row, Brompton, Thomas Pearce, Esq., senior Captain in her Majesty’s Royal Marine forces, in his 81st year, having served upwards of 70 years in the British service.