cornwall england newspaper



3 JULY 1840

On Wednesday last, at the residence of Mr. Th(?) CAMING, Frances-street, Truro, Miss Priscilla Batchelor, aged 24 years.

At Helston, on Wednesday last, Mr. PHILP, aged (?) years.

At Hayle, on Tuesday last, Mr. Thomas J(?) aged 79 years. He had been in the employ of the Co(?) Copper Company nearly 60 years.

At Lostwithiel, on the 26th ult., Mr. Philip CAR(?) aged 86 years.

At St. Agnes, on Thursday, the 25th ult., Mrs. (Nanny?) PROUT, aged 85 years.

At Trevy, near Camelford, the infant son of Mr. Emanuel WAKEHAM.

At St. Just in Penwith, on Tuesday last, the wife of Mr. William WILLIAMS of the Wellington Inn, after a lingering illness, which she bore with Christian fortitude and resignation.

At St. Austell, on Sunday last, aged 80 years, M(?) Jane ROSEVEAR. Throughout the whole course of her (?) she secured the respect and esteem of all who knew her by her integrity and general deportment. Her (faith?) remained perfect to the last moment; and when she could no longer perform its functions, she dropped into the arms of death without a struggle, in possession of a cheering assurance of being for ever with the Lord.

On the 26th ultimo, after a short illness, on the (?) Waterford, Henry PALMER, Esq., aged 67 years, (?) and deservedly regretted by his family and friends. The lamented gentleman was a native of Waterford and through a long life enjoyed the esteem and love of all who knew him. He was kind and benevolent; his heart(?) ever open, and his exertions were untiring for the benefit(?) of the afflicted and distressed. It is consolatory to (?) that his last hours were cheered by the presence of his eldest son, the Rev. John PALMER, of Dudley, who had arrived on a visit to his sorrowing relatives little expecting that it was to witness the death-bed scene of his excellent and affectionate parent.

10 JULY 1840, Friday

At Plymouth, on Sunday last, the Lady of Clifton CARNE, Esq., of Falmouth. She had been in a declining state for a long period, and her death will be long lamented by a large circle of relations and acquaintances.

At Polmassick, St. Ewe, on Tuesday, the 23rd ultimo, Peter VARCOE, aged 26 years.

At St. Austell, on Monday last, Marwood Henry, youngest son of Mr. John MICHELL, shoemaker, aged 4(?) years.

Last week, at Tywardreath, after a lingering illness, much lamented by his relatives and friends, Richard, eldest son of Mr. Richard KEMPE, aged 18 years.

At Penryn, on Wednesday, the 8th instant, the wife of Mr. John READ, tanner, aged 75 years.

Yesterday morning, Mrs. PARKER, of Falmouth.

On the 25th ultimo, at Tredinnick, in the parish of Newlyn in Pydar, Mrs. WHITFORD, widow of the late Mr. John Whitford, aged 65 years.

At St. Mawes, on the 28th ult., Mrs. Anne Maria HARRIS, wife of Lieut, Harris, R.N. aged 27 years.

On Sunday last, at Mawes, Mr. John LEAN, of the Fountain Inn.

At Padstow, on the 2nd instant, Mr. Stephen STODDEN jun., aged 23 years.

At Hayle, on Saturday last, Susan Ann, eldest daughter of Mr. John WEST.

17 JULY 1840, Friday

At Lemon-street, Truro, on Wednesday, the 15th inst., aged 68 years, Mrs. ASHPLANT, late of the King's Head Inn.

At Trevorian, in the parish of Sancreed, on Sunday last, Mr. John SAUNDRY, greatly respected by all who knew him.

At Hayle, on Sunday last, Mrs. Mary JONES, aged 29 years.

At St. Erth Church-town, on Tuesday, the 7th instant, after a protracted illness, Captain Henry WHITE, jun., greatly respected by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance, and now deservedly lamented by a large circle of friends.

At East Looe, on the 10th inst., Miss RAIN, aged 76 years; and on the 12th, Mr. WARREN, of H.M. customs, aged 55 years.

At St. Teath, on Tuesday, the 7th inst., Mr. Richard PHILPS, aged 76 years.

On Wednesday, the 8th instant, at Tunstal, Staffordshire, of Typhus fever, Ann, wife of the Rev. Joseph GREAVES, primitive Methodist preacher, and daughter of Mr. Thomas LUCAS, of St. Blazey, in this county.

Lately, at Ebley, near Gloucester, Mr. R. POULSTON, aged 101 years. He was a hard-working industrious man, and did his own gardening in the spring of the present year. His mental faculties were not in the least impaired, and he could see to read the smallest print without spectacles. He was followed to his grave by his children's children to the fifth generation.

24 JULY 1840, Friday

At Truro, on Friday last, Mr. Anthony HOSKIN, builder, &c., aged 42 years.

At Truro, on Saturday last, Mrs. TUCK, relict of the late Mr. Thomas Tuck, grocer, &c., aged 76 years.

On Thursday, the 16th instant, at Tresithick, in the parish of Feock, Mr. Richard HUGO, aged 73 years. He was a sincere friend, an excellent master, a king neighbour, and exceedingly liberal to the poor.

On the 18th instant, at Falmouth, Mr. Charles Fox SYMONS, merchant, &c., in his 34th year, leaving a widow and four young children to lament their loss.

At Redruth, on Monday last, after a severe illness, Mrs. George CORNISH, a much respected member of the Society of Friends. The deceased had been married only a few months.

At Hayle, on Sunday last, Miss Ann HARVEY, aged 38 years, niece of Henry HARVEY, Esq., of Hayle Foundry.

On Wednesday, the 15th instant, at Veilanoweth, in the parish of Ludgvan, Mrs. Elizabeth HOSKING, aged 84 years.

At Trehudreth, Blisland, on the 17th instant, Mrs. LEAN, aged 65 years.

On Tuesday morning last, at Cellars, in the parish of Egloshayle, Miss Rebecca BROAD, aged 87 years.

At Newquay, on the 18th instant, after a long and severe illness, which he bore with Christian fortitude, Mr. James CLEMENS, aged 59 years, who was for many years huer on the "Active" sean, and was considered to be the best fisherman in the place.

31 JULY 1840, Friday

At Penryn, on Thursday the 23rd instant, Mr. Josiah RAPSON, aged 35 years.

On the 20th instant, at St. Mawes, after a long illness, borne with Christian fortitude and resignation, Miss Ann SYMONS, aged 53 years, sincerely regretted by a numerous circle of relatives and friends.

On Sunday, the 19th instant, at St. Just in Penwith, the infant son of Mr. Henry PENROSE.

At Marazion, on the 23rd instant, Mr. Henry LAITY, aged 84 years; also, Mr. James ROWE, aged 29.

On Sunday last, at South Terrace, Penzance, Mrs. Margaret MARRACK, aged 80 years, relict of the late Mr. William Marrack, of Tulane, in the parish of Madron.

At Hayle, on Friday last, Mrs. Blanch GILBERT, aged 34 years.

At St. Ives, Miss Elizabeth BELLMAN, aged 21 years.

At Ludgvan, on Thursday, the 16th instant, Mrs. Mary JAMES, aged 85 years.

At Liskeard, on Friday last, after a short illness, Mr. Christopher DAVEY, rope-maker and shop-keeper, who for a number of years was a member of the Independent church of that town, and maintained an irreproachable character. His loss will be deeply felt by his wife and family, and lamented by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance.

At Coat's Crescent, Edinburgh, on the 23rd instant, Mrs. Murray ALLAN, relict of the late Thomas Murray Allan, Esq., of this county.

On Monday last, at his house, No. 6, Clarendon-place, Maida Vale, in the 45th year of his age, John BULLER, Esq., for many years the highly respected clerk, and the recently admitted partner, of Mr. BARKER, agent to the proprietors of the country newspapers, 33, Fleet-street. His decease will be deeply regretted by a large circle of friends, and the proprietors of the Country Press particularly, by whom his uniform kindness and gentlemanly demeanour will be long held in remembrance.

In Wellington street, Stoke, Mr. Wm. DOYLE, late superannuated boatswain of her Majesty's navy, aged 84 years. This venerable man was the last, we believe, of those who sailed round the world with Captain Cook. He entered the navy when very young, and in the year 1776, sailed from Plymouth with the redoubled navigator, in the "Resolution," attended by Capt. CLERKE, in the "Discovery," and was coxswain of the boat at Whine, Sandwich Islands, when Capt. Cook was killed, on February 14th, 1776; and has often detailed, with peculiar vividness, to his attentive auditors, that lamentable affray with the natives.


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