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1839 DEATHS

DECEMBER



6 DECEMBER 1839, Friday


At Truro, on Monday last, the wife of Mr. Bryant, builder, aged 63 years,

Last week, at Little Tregothnan, near Chacewater, aged 15 years, John, third son of Capt. John Hamblyn, of Halenbeagle Mine.

On Friday last, at Chacewater, much and deservedly regretted, after a lingering illness, Capt. Wm. Lean, aged 57 years. "Mark the perfect man and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace." Such was the end of Capt. Lane.

At St. Ives, on the 24th ultimo, Mrs. Elizabeth Harris, aged 89 years. She was a consistent member of the Methodist Society for 56 years, and her end was peace.

At St. Ives, Miss Nancy Eddy, aged 68 years.

On the 27th ult., at Nancegollan, in Crowan, Mrs. Dinnis, relict of the late Capt. John Dinnis, of St. Day, in Gwennap, aged 71 years.

On the 12th ult., the Rev. W. Billing, pastor of the little church at Portscatha, who, by his ardent zeal and heavenly spirit, cultivated the moral waste he found in that fishing cove, and, after 15 years of assiduous labour, entered into rest, in the full assurance of hope, regretted, as he was respected, by all who knew him.

At Hayle, on Friday last, Mrs. Mary Harris, aged 82 years. She had been 40 years a consistent member of the Wesleyan society.

At Marazion, on Monday morning last, after a lingering illness, which she sustained with Christian fortitude, Mrs. Thomasine Cornish, relict of the late Mr. Thomas Cornish, at the advanced age of 83 years.

At Fowey, last week, Mrs. Watty, aged 52 years. Also Mr. Robt. Carne, of the same place, aged 81 years.

At Probus, on Saturday last, Elizabeth, only daughter of Mr. Benjamin Adams, aged 24 years. She was a consistent member of the Wesleyan Society for upwards of six years.

On Friday last, at Teignmouth, Miss Isabella Sarah Trailt, only surviving child of the late William Trailt, Esq., Royal Marines, formerly of Saltash.

At Brighton, on the 30th ultimo, Eleanor Louisa, only surviving child of the Right Hon. Lord Brougham.

At Anglesey Ville, near Gosport, aged 78, Mrs. Majealie, relict of the Bishop of Bangor.


13 DECEMBER 1839, Friday


At Perranarworthal, on Friday last, Lewis Fox, Esq., youngest son of the late R. W. Fox, Esq., of Falmouth - a gentleman of modest and unassuming manners, and possessing a very considerable literary and scientific knowledge.

On Monday last, at Tregollas, in the parish of Kea, aged 80 years, Mrs. Bath, relict of the late Mr. William Bath, of Polwhele farm, in St. Clement.

At Trethowel, St. Austell, on Sunday last, Mr. Philip Williams, aged 82 years.

At Trevean, in the parish of Tintagel, Mrs. Symons, aged 76 years, widow of the late Mr. William Symons, innkeeper.

At Treglisson, near Hayle, on Saturday last, Mrs., Bowden, wife of Mr. John Bowden, farmer.

At Hayle, on Monday last, the infant son of Mr. E. J. Hancorse.

Last week, at Bodmin, Mr. Benjamin Whitley, at an advanced age.

On the 5th instant, at Dolsdon, near Launceston, Mr. Samuel Cotton, innkeeper, aged 82 years.

On the 8th instant, at St. Ives, Captain Thomas Wall, of the ship "Speedy," aged 80 years.

On the 1st instant, at Penhay, in the parish of Pong-hill, Mary, the wife of Mr. Mogridge.

On the 30th ult., at the residence of Edward Shearm, Esq., Stratton, Miss Vowler, late of Holsworthy, aged 71 years.

At Roose, in the parish of Otterham, aged 47 years, Mrs. Hawke, wife of Mr. John Hawke.

At Devonport, Mr. Rorie, R.N. the oldest master in the navy, aged 85 years.

Last week, at Gravesend, whither he had gone for change of air, Mr. Isaac Earl, aged 45 years, well known and respected as the representative of Hetherington and Co., tea merchants, London, with whom he had been connected for the last 22 years.


20 DECEMBER 1839, Friday


At Leyton, in Essex, on Sunday last, in consequence of a fall from his horse, Lewis Charles Daubuz, Esq., aged 81 years. Mr. Daubuz was well known in the county as the principal in the firm of Daubuz and Co., tin smelters, and was highly respected by a large circle of friends.

On his passage from the East Indies, on board the "Reliance," East Indiaman, Mr. Wm. Challicombe, late of Falmouth, aged 25 years.

At Helston, on the 17th instant, Mr. A. P. Thomas, mercer and tailor, aged 28 years.

At Rose Vale, near Penzance, Charles, youngest son of Mr. John Fox, aged 13 months.

At Penare-house, near Penzance, the youngest son of Mr. Barwis.

At St. Ives, on the 14th instant, Mr. Henry Edwards, aged 26 years. Also, Mr. William Thomas, at the advanced aged of 95 years, being the oldest person in the town. Also, John Giles, aged 21 years.

At St. Just, Miss Thomas, eldest daughter of the late John Thomas, Esq., of that parish.

On Friday last, at St. Tudy, Mr. Thomas Edwards, aged 62 years.

On Wednesday last, at Ford, Southhill, near Callington, after a lingering illness, Jane, the wife of Mr. James Stephens, yeoman, aged 49 years.

On the 5th instant, in Liverpool, Mrs. John Swan, formerly of Point, near Truro.

At Powderham, Castle, on Monday last, the Right Hon. Harriet Countess of Devon, in the 58th year of her age. She was the lady Harriet Leiliel[?], daughter of Sir Lucas Pepys, Bart., by Anne, Countess of .. and married the present Earl, November the 20th[?] 18[04?] by whom she had three sons, William Reginald, Lord Courtenay, the Hon. Henry Hugh, and Charles L.. Courtenay.


27 DECEMBER 1839, Friday


At Truro, on Tuesday last, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr. Thomas Tucker, coach painter, aged 22 years, having a bright prospect beyond the grave.

At Redruth, on the 23rd instant, at an advanced age, Mary, relict of the late S. Vincent Pryce, Esq., M.D. In her, the poor have lost a kind and generous friend; she established the Church Sunday School in that town, and attended most regularly to the duties of it for upwards of 50 years.

At his residence, Stratton-place, Falmouth, on Thursday, the 11th instant, John Maule, Esq., a captain on the half-pay of her Majesty's Royal Marine Forces, aged 49 years.

At Reawla, in Gwinear, on Wednesday, the 18th inst., Mrs. Davey, relict of the late Capt. Davey, of that place, aged 76 years.

At Hayle, on Friday last, Mr. Joshua Gilbard, jun., aged 20 years, a young man of admirable manners, was highly respected, and is much regretted.

At St. Austell, on Wednesday last, after an illness of a few days, Mr. John Williams, auctioneer, &c., aged 30 years. Mr. W. was well known, not only in the immediate neighbourhood in which he resided, but throughout most parts of Cornwall, and he was respected by all who knew him; in consequence of the affability of his disposition. His being so well known, and so suddenly called to "put on immortality," has cast a gloom over the whole town. He has left a widow and five small children to lament the loss of a husband and father, whose name will long be remembered with respect wherever he was known.

Suddenly, on Christmas day, at Pulla, in the parish of Gwennap, Eliza, wife of Mr. Thomas Hitchens, tallow chandler, aged 56 years. She lived greatly respected, and has died regretted by a large circle of friends, especially the poor, who have lost in her a liberal benefactress.

At Penstrase, near Chacewater, Mr. Edward Robarts, aged 72 years.

On the 6th of October, at Quettah, of cholera, Capt. W. H. Gould, adjutant of the 42nd regiment N. Infantry, second son of W. B. Gould, Esq., of Lew Trenchard, near Launceston.


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