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7 JUNE 1839, Friday

In Union Place, Truro, on the 4th instant, Mrs. Gill, aged 53 years, widow of the late Mr. Wm. Gill, of Chacewater.

At Truro, on Friday last, the wife of Mr. Samuel Trenerry, tailor, aged 35 years. Also, on the same day, Mr. Henry Green, retail-brewer.

On the 3rd inst., at Ivey-cottage, Falmouth, Capt. Geo. Bell, R.N.

At Creed, on the 31st ult., Mrs. Mary Trestrail, aged 68 years, beloved in life and lamented in death.

On Wednesday, the 20th ult., at Praze, in Crowan, Elizabeth Ann, daughter of Capt. James Thomas, aged three years and five weeks; and on Saturday last, William John, son of the above Capt. James Thomas, aged 16 months.

At Guernsey, on the 29th ult., Mr. John Martin, iron-monger, in the 46th year of his age.

On Monday, the 27th ultimo, at Bell Cottage, in the parish of Gwennap, Henry, third son of J. Paynter, Esq., aged 18 years. He was a young man of great promise, and was much and deservedly esteemed by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance.

On the 31st ult., at the Royal Hospital, Plymouth, Mr. John Richards of Falmouth, from hurts received on board the H. M. brig "Ranger".

At Reawla, in Gwinear, the infant daughter of Mr. Henry Rosewarne. It is a singular fact that she was born on the day of the coronation of our beloved Queen, viz., the 28th of June, was baptized Victoria, in honour of the day, and died on the 24th ult., the day on which our queen attained her 20th year.

At Helston, on the 29th ult., the infant daughter of Mr. John Clemow, saddler; also, the 30th ult., Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Henry James, hatter, aged 13 years.

On the 5th instant, at Helston, Mr. Joseph Billim[n?], mercer and draper, aged 63 years, highly respected by all who knew him.

On the 27th ult., at the residence of her son, Sun-street, Exeter, Mrs. Mary Pillman. This venerable woman was a native of Wickleigh, Devon, and born on the 2nd of February 1742, Old Style; consequently, at the time of her decease, was in her ninety-eighth year, and it is not a little remarkable that she was baptized on the 9th of February, when only a week old, and being expected not to live! She retained her powers almost to the last, dining with the parishioners of St. Mary Major (the parish in which she for several years resided) in St. Mary's Yard, at the dinner given in honour of the Coronation of Queen Victoria, in June, last year. Her sight remained comparatively good, and she was enabled to sew, but about nine weeks since she had an attack of paralysis, and did not rise from her bed after. She lived to see five different Sovereigns sit on the British Throne.

14 JUNE 1839, Friday

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21 JUNE 1839, Friday

On Sunday morning, the 16th instant, in Edward-street, Truro, Mrs. Elizabeth Jennings, relict of the late Mr. E. Jennings, of Gwarder, in the 87th year of her age.

Suddenly, at St. Agens, on Saturday last, Mr. William Tregen, yeoman, respected by all who knew him.

On the 13th instant, at Trevemper-bridge, in Lower St. Columb, Miss Ann Symons, youngest daughter of the late Mr. Samuel Symons, formerly of Trerise, in Newlyn, aged 28 years.

Last week, at Truro, Mr. J. Tonkin, mariner, aged 78 years.

On Thursday, the 13th instant, of consumption, aged 28 years, Mary Anne Charlotte, eldest daughter of John Luke, Esq., of Penzance.

At St. Austell, on Tuesday last, the infant son of Mr. John Hoskins, ironmonger. Also, the infant son of Mr. Wm. Medland, druggist.

At Liskeard, suddenly, at the advanced aged of 90 years, William Bennett, an inmate of the workhouse, formerly of Truro. Deceased was walking the street on Wednesday se'nnight, when he fell down, and instantly expired.

28 JUNE 1839, Friday

At Truro, on Saturday last, Catherine, daughter of Mr. Wm. Barrett, draper &c., aged 9 years.

At Truro, on the 21st instant, Elizabeth Caroline, youngest daughter of Mr. Henry Lanyon, Master R.N., aged 14 years.

At Falmouth, on Sunday night last, of water on the brain, Edwin, fourth son of Mr. W. Hamlyn, glazier, aged 14 years.

At St. Austell, on Friday last, at the advanced age of 89 years, Mr. Thomas Drew, father of Mr. W. Drew, of the King's Head Inn.

On the 17th instant, at St. Mawes, after a short illness, Abigail, relict of the late Captain Manderson, R.N., aged 62 years. Meekness was the distinguishing feature of her character.

At Lelant, on the 15th instant, Mr. Joseph Polglase, of the Praed's Arms Inn, aged 45 years.

At Fowey, Jane, the daughter of Mr. Wellington, aged 12 years.

At Polruan, the wife of the late Mr. William Olford, aged 23 years.

At Hackney, on the 17th instant, Mr. John Allen, author of "Modern Judaism," and translator of "Calvin's Institutes," &c. Mr. Allen was a native of Truro, and to his generosity the congregation of Independents, assembling at Bethesda Chapel, in this town, are indebted for their present legal right to that place of worship. Owing to the defective construction of the original trust-deed, it was found, only thirty years after its execution, to be quite invalid, and that the chapel had lapsed to Mr. Allen, and was entirely at his disposal, as heir-at-law of the last of the original trustees. He, however, most handsomely caused a new trust-deed to be executed and enrolled, conveying the chapel as a free gift to perpetuity to the church there formed, which favor they acknowledged with a suitable vote of thanks.

On the 17th instant, at his residence, Rue Chau[safe] d'Antin, Paris, Lord William Bentinck, in his 66th year.

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