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1839 DEATHS



1 FEBRUARY 1839, Friday


At Truro, on the 31st ult., Mrs. Holmes, at an advanced age. She had been for many years a consistent member of the Baptist church in this town; her end was peace.

At Truro, on the 29th ultimo, Miss Betsy Floyd, aged 47 years.

At Lostwithiel, on Saturday, of bronchitis, the infant daughter of Mr. w. Belling, surgeon.

Suddenly, at Newly, near Penzance, William, son of Mr. Thomas Carter, aged 23 years.

At Bodmin, on Monday last, after a lingering illness, Mr. Collins, innkeeper.

On Sunday last, at Penheale, Egloskerry, in consequence of a fall from his horse, Mr. Kittew, many years a very extensive farmer, and well known as a land-valuer and surveyor. He was about to go to survey a parish at some distance, but before he had left his own premises, a pig got entangled between the legs of the horse, which was the occasion of the fall, and subsequently of his death. It is very remarkable that the other surveyor appointed to meet Mr. Kittow died the same evening the accident occurred, in a fit of apoplexy.

On Saturday, the 19th ultimo, at Launceston, Mr. Wm. Luney, the father of the Rev. R. Luney, of St. Andrew's chapel, Plymouth, aged 81 years.

On Friday last, at his residence, Ham-street, Plymouth, J. Hawker, Esq., aged 77 years.

On the 20th instant, after a short illness, No. 30, Great Pulteney-street, Bath, aged 88 years, the Rev. Robert Hoblyn, Perpetual Curate of West Nolsey, Surrey, after a residence in that city of upwards of 30 years, in consequence of the destruction by fire of his family seat in this county.


8 FEBRUARY 1839, Friday


At Truro, on Saturday last, Mr. James Maynard, tailor, aged 39, for many years foreman to Mr. N. James - a situation he filled with integrity.

Lately, at Trevorder, in St. Breock, Mr. James West, a respectable farmer, deeply lamented by his family and friends.

At Helston, on the 3rd instant, John, third son of Mr. Knight, tailor, aged 2 years.

At Helston, on the 1st instant, the only child of Mr. John Martin, now in America.

At Helston, on the 6th instant, the wife of Mr. William Pryor, gardener, aged 24 years.

At Chacewater, on the 21st ult., Maria, the wife of Mr. John Strip, aged 27 years.

On the 30th ult., at Mevagissey, Mr. William Higgs, R.N., aged 62 years, respected and beloved by all who knew him.

On Friday, the 1st instant, in London, Henry, second son of Mr. Jos. Brokenshir, of Penryn, aged 30 years.

On his passage to Jamaica, on the 28th of November last, Mr. Joseph Grose, aged 57 years, eldest son of Mr. Nicholas Grose, of Clair, in Lanivet. He had been, during the last summer, on a visit to England, to see his friends, after an absence of 24 years; and his loss will be felt by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance, more especially by his bereaved and aged parents.

At Tremeere, in the parish of St. Tudy, on Wednesday the 30th ult., Susan, the wife of James Philp, Esq., after a short but severe illness, aged 62 years.

At Penbargard, on Wednesday last, almost suddenly, Elisabeth, the wife of John Hooper, Esq., aged 53 years.

At Roche, on the 24th ult., of erysipelas, Mr. Frederick Roope, in the 57th year of his age, deeply lamented by his family and friends.

At Roadinnick, on Monday last, Mr. J. Arscott, a respectable farmer.

In the West Indies, on the 26th of November least, the Rev. Wm. Heath, A.M., late Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, rector of West Dean and East Grimstead, Wilts.


15 FEBRUARY 1839, Friday


On Friday last, at Castle Hill, Dorset, after a lingering illness, William Williams, Esq., late M.P. for Weymouth.

At Carnmarth, on the 29th ultimo, much regretted, Captain Ambrose Bray, for many years agent at Poldice mine, in the parish of Gwennap.

On Wednesday, the 6th instant, at Tremere, in the parish of St. Tudy, James Philp, Esq., aged 61 years, having only survived his wife one week.

At Bodmin, on Sunday last, Mr. Joseph Broad, aged 19 years, youngest son of the late Mr. Joseph Broad, watchmaker.

At Fowey, on Monday last, the son of Capt. Hewett, of the schooner Emerald, aged 7 years.

At Helston, on the 11th instant, the wife of Mr. N. James, aged 46 years.

At Helston, on the 6th instant, Margery Perrow, at the advanced age of 97 years. Also, on the 9th instant, Emily Denithorn, eldest daughter of Mr. A. P. Thomas, mercer and tailor, aged two years and eight months.

At Helford, on the 8th instant, Mrs. Martin, relict of the late Mr. Cosworth Martin, aged 87 years.

At Hayle, on Saturday last, the infant daughter of Mr. William Jones.

On the 31st ult., at Rosengrouse, Ludgvan, Mr. John Dunstan, aged 87 years.

On the 13th instant, at Penzance, Emma, wife of Mr. Peter Roberts, aged 90 years. Also, Mr. Thomas Noye, aged 81 years.

At Tregaska, in St. Stephens in Branwell, on Thursday last, Mr. G. Truscott, son, aged 69 years.

At St. Austell, on Wednesday last, the infant son of Mr. George Thomas, shoemaker.

On Thursday, the 7th instant, at Tresillian, after a lingering illness, Mr. Richard Jenkin, at the advanced age of 88 years. Also, on Saturday last, Richard, son of the above, aged 32 years.

On the 8th instant, Richard, son of Mr. James Thomas, Higher Calenick, Kea., aged 12 years.


22 FEBRUARY 1839, Friday


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