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1 MARCH 1839, Friday

On the 19th ultimo, at Alwington-house, Stonehouse, Rear Admiral Sir John Ferris Devonshire, K.C.H., in the 65th year of his age. The ardent zeal, gallantry, and ability, that marked his long and distinguished professional career, obtained for him the friendship and esteem of his late Majesty, as well as the Earl St. Vincent and Lord Nelson. In his native county, the firm, upright, and unflinching integrity of the Magistrate, the benevolent, hospitable, and urbane manners of the man, placed him high in the respect of his neighbourhood, and in the esteem and regard of a large circle of friends. His private worth and domestic virtues are consecrated in grateful and affectionate remembrance by his afflicted widow and family.

At the family seat, Woodfield, near Penryn, on the 25th ult., after a short illness, in the 57th year of his age, Lieut. Col. Hodge, formerly of the 29th Regiment of Foot. Col. Hodge entered the Army in the year 1790, as an Ensign in the 29th Regiment, then commanded by Col. Days, and served in that highly distinguished corps for nearly 30 years, during their successive campaigns in Holland, the West Indies, the Peninsula, and America. As an officer and a gentleman he was universally beloved and respected.

At Taunton, on Friday, the 22nd ultimo, in the 65th year of his age, Lieutenant and Paymaster John Chorlay,late of the First Somerset Militia. The life of this explary man was a course of unbending uprightness, persevering industry, and uniform courtesy; and his death was such as became the man, the soldier, and the Christian.

On Thursday, the 21st instant, at Andover, suddenly, while on his journey to London for further medical advice, Henry Kempe, only child of H.Duble, Esq., surgeon, of St. Agnes, aged 16 years. The deceased was a lad of great promise, and his loss is sincerely felt by all his friends.

On Monday last, at Truro, Mr. Wm. Rowe, carpenter, aged 21 years.

Yesterday, at Truro, Mr. James Cock, chandler, aged 27 years.

At Truro, on Tuesday last, Priscilla, daughter of Mr. C. Spurr.

At Lanivet, on the 21st ult., Mr. Nicholas Marshall, aged 24 years.

At Trevolan, Probus, on Tuesday last, Miss P. Griere, aged 74 years.

At St. Austell, on Monday last, Richard, youngest son of Mr. Richard Williams, butvher, aged 15 months.

At Liskeard, on the 21st ult., Jane Musgrove, youngest daughter of Mr. Edward Geach, of that town.

At Liskeard, on Wednesday last, after giving birth to her eleventh child, which was still born, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. William Moon, of the White Hart Inn, in that town, aged 43 years, leaving a large family to lament their loss.

At Falmouth, on Saturday last, John, second son of Mr. Thomas, innkeeper, aged 24 years.

On the 25th instant, at her house in Falmouth, in her 89th [80th?]year, Mrs. Mary Fox, beloved and lamented by the poor as well as by an extensive circle of relations and friends.

At Redruth, on Sunday last, Matilda Martin, youngest daughter of Mr. John Pearce, painter.

At Redruth, on Saturday last, Mary, eldest daughter of the late Captain Humphry Broad, aged 8 years and 8 months.

On the 21st instant, at Wheal Ann Mine, in Wendron, after a long illness, Captain Thomas Teague, aged 42 years, deeply lamented by his disconsolate widow and eight children.

On Sunday last, at Kea, Dorothy Taylor, widow, aged 89 years.

On Saturday last, at Porthleaven, Mrs. Jane Rowe, relict of the late Mr. Wm. Rowe, formerly a respectable innkeeper and fisherman of that place.

At Charlestown, Mr. H. Roberts, aged 82 years.

8 MARCH 1839, Friday

At Falmouth, after a short illness, on Tuesday, aged 74 years, Mrs. Judith Harris, relict of the late Mr. S. Harris, of Falmouth, and mother of Mr. H. Harris, jeweler and silversmith, Lemon-street, Truro.

At St. Ives, on the 4th instant, after a lingering illness, aged 50, Mr. Henry Olive, shoemaker.

At Hayle, on Thursday last, Mr. John Michell, cabinet-maker, aged 51 years.

On Tuesday last, at Liskeard, Mr. Joseph Bennicke, stationer.

At Penryn, on Wednesday, the 6th instant, Mrs. Anson, aged 49 years.

On the 5th instant, at Penzance, Andrew Gray, Esq., of Dunbar, aged 28 years.

At Polperro, on Sunday last, Mr. Randall Barrett,aged 25 years.

At Wadebridge, on Thursday the 21st ult., Elizabeth, wife of Mr. William Fradd.

At Perranzabuloe, on Saturday last, Mr. Thos. Serle, aged 75, for many years hind to the late John Thomas, Esq., of Chiverton.

At Ludgvan, on Sunday last, Mr. Richard Oats Williams, aged 55 years, much lamented by a large circle of friends.

On Thursday last, at Denszel, in Mawgan, Mr. Philip Gilbert, aged 75 years, greatly regretted by his afflicted widow and family.

15 MARCH 1839, Friday

At Redruth, on Sunday last, Thomas Teague, Esq., aged 68. Captain Teague was for many years one of the most eminent, enterprising, and successful of Cornish miners. Sprung from the labouring classes, he attained a great wealth, in the possession of which he distinguished himself by a magnificent encouragement of mining labour. Living, he was regarded as the best friend of the poor, and he will be followed to his grave by the lamentations and the gratitude of the hundreds whose bread he provided - of the thousands who appreciated his public worth.

At Truro, on Wednesday last, deeply lamented by her family and friends, Betsey, youngest daughter of Mr. Treloar, merchant, aged 24 years.

At Bosvigo farm, near Truro, on Wednesday last, Mary Jane, infant daughter of Mr. Henry Ellery.

At the Vicarage-house, St. Keverne, on Monday, the 4th instant, after a long and painful illness, which he bore with Christian fortitude, the Rev. James, Pascoe, vicar of that parish, aged 47 years, leaving a widow and seven children to lament their loss.

At Redruth, on Saturday last, Mr. Rowse, confectioner.

On Friday, the 1st instant, at St. Columb Major, aged 20 years, Emily, second daughter of the late Mr. Cotton, of Truro, Officer of Excise. Her long and painful illness was made eminently useful in lending her mind to those never-failing consolations which the gospel of Christ reveals; and after much suffering, she died a peaceful death, firmly relying upon the merits of her Saviour. One of her last requests was that her spiritual change, and the solid happiness which religion affords her, might be briefly alluded to in this paper, in hope that those of her relatives and friends who might happen to read of her happy departure to her eternal home, might be encouraged to seek in earnest, through her Saviour, that same mercy and peace of mind which she had been made the happy partaker.

On Thursday, the 7th instant, at Falmouth, of frenzy fever, but with perfect resignation during the last two days of his illness, Lieut., C. H. Norrington, commander of H. M. Packet "Alert" aged 49 years.

At Falmouth, on Sunday last, the beloved wife of Mr. P. Gutheridge, tailor and mercer, aged 39 years, leaving seven children to lament their loss.

At St. Cleer, on Tuesday last, Mr. Borrow, at the advanced age of 97 years.

At St. Wenn, on Sunday last, Miss Nancy Retallick, aged 58 years.

On Tuesday last, at Roche, Mr. Thomas Trethewey, shoemaker, aged 49 years, for more than 30 of which he was a consistent Wesleyan Methodist society in that place. In his whole conduct through life, he displayed the character of a Christian; and in his sickness, his serenity and tranquility of mind never forsook him. He was supported in his death by the consolations of the gospel, knowing that he should be received into that haven of rest "Where pain, and time, and grief expire - Fast by the throne of God."

On Friday last, at Navy-row, Devonport, William George, son of Mr. Crews, currier, Camborne, in this county.

At Fowey, last week, the wife of Mr. Verren, aged 2[8] years.

On the 10th instant, at Merifield, Antony, after a short illness, Mr. John Shaw, aged 58 years, having been 35 years a clerk in the Duck Yard, at Devonport.

On Tuesday morning, at Bideford, suddenly, Thomas Grant, Esq., collector of her Majesty's Customs of that port. Mr. Grant was a gentleman of exalted talents and unbounded charity; his loss will be severely felt at Bideford, and deeply lamented by his relatives and a large circle of private and scientific friends of the neighbourhood.

On Saturday, the 9th instant, at his residence, Buckland.-terrace, Plymouth, Reader Watts, Esq.

22 MARCH 1839, Friday

In Lemon-street, Truro, on Saturday last, Richard, youngest son of Mr. Pearce, stone-merchant, aged 13 years.

Yesterday, at Truro, Mr. John Panter, aged 81 years, late of Clifton, Bristol.

At Wadebridge, on Saturday last, the infant son of Edward Lyme, Esq.

At Bodmin, on Saturday last, Miss Grace Sleenman, aged 87 years.

At Port Issac, on the 21st instant, Captain Samuel Billing, in the 91st year of his age.

At Tregonissey, St. Austell, on Monday last, Mr. henry Medland, aged 62 years.

On Tuesday last, at St. Austell, Mr. William Roe, formerly innkeeper in that town, aged 76 years.

At Penryn, on Thursday, the 21st instant, Miss Matilda Potter Taylder, aged 27 years.

At Roche, on Wednesday, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. Richard Trethewey, aged 56 years.

At West Looe, Mr. William Symons, of the Cornish Arms, aged 25 years.

Lately, at Penzance, Mr. Wm. Rowe, of Sithney. He was a sincere Christian, and his end was peace.

At Mullion Church-town, on the 17th instant, at an advanced age, Mr. John Willey, a highly respected and revered Wesleyan Methodist Local Preacher.

On Saturday last, aged 74 years, Mr. Thomas Bohenna, who, for many years, resided at Lelant, and was respected by his neighbours for his kindness and general urbanity of manners.

29 MARCH 1839, Friday

At Helston, on Friday last, Mrs. Winter, relict of the late John Winter, Esq., aged 71 years.

On Monday last, at Ponghill, Mr. John Martin, butcher, aged 71 years.

Lately, at Hayle, Mr. Humphry Tremelling, cabinet-maker, aged 64 years.

At Penpellick, Tywardreath, on the 13th instant,Mr. John Cock, aged 78 years.

At Skinnow, Mevagissey, on Friday last, Ann, the beloved wife of Mr. Digory Roberts, jun., aged 27 years.

Lately, at Mineral Point, North America, Mr. Thos. Jeffery, of Chacewater. Also, Mr. Richard Bunt, of St. Day. [Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA]

At Penryn, on Friday last, the infant son of Mr. Geo. Mallett, butcher, aged 7 months.

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