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1840 DEATHS

MAY



1 MAY 1840


Yesterday morning, at Truro, after a lingering illness, much and deservedly respected by a large circle of acquaintance, Mr. Joseph Simpson, of the Seven Stars Inn, aged 47 years.

On the 22nd ultimo, in Cavendish-place, Bath, Jane Maria Enys, widow of the late John Enys, Esq., of Enys.

At Falmouth, on the 27th ultimo, in the 60th year of his age, and beloved by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance, John Furze, Esq., late Commander in H. M. Service.

At Falmouth, on Wednesday, the 29th ult., William Robert, the beloved son of Mr. Hawke, accountant, aged 20 months.

On Friday last, at Stokeclimsland, in this county, after a long illness, the Rev. Bedford Kenyon, aged 37 years.

On the 17th ult., at Manchester, aged 68 years, Charles Bedford, Edq., only surviving son of the late Rev. Thos. Bedford, rector of Philleigh, in this county.

At Bodmin, on Thursday, the 16th ultimo, after a few days' illness, Mr. Thomas Rich, formerly of the parish of St. Hillary, aged 68 years.

At Wadebridge, on the 23rd ultimo, Erminia, third daughter of Mrs. Hall, aged 22 years.

At Newquay, on Saturday last, Mr. Richard Hockin, aged 71 years.

On Saturday last, at Guilford, near Hayle, Mr. John Eva, aged 27 years.

At Gewans, St. Austell, on Sunday last, James Vining, youngest son of Mr. C. C. Price, aged 8 months.

At St. Austell, on Tuesday last, the wife of Mr. John Couch, butcher, aged 26 years.

At Launceston, Mr. Walter Venner, veterinary surgeon.

At Treloweth, in the parish of Illogan, on Thursday, the 23rd ultimo, Mr. J. Richards, aged 65 years.

At Compton, near Plymouth, on the 21st ult., after a long and painful illness, borne with Christian fortitude and resignation to the Divine will, Mr. Thomas Philp Hugo, aged 34 years.

At Taunton, on the 25th ult., aged 72 years, Sir Robert Seppings, F.R.S, M.R.I., &c., late Surveyor of the Royal Navy.

On the 18th of March, at Darlington, in Upper Canada, in consequence of the vehicle in which he was riding being upset, Mr. John Coleman, late of St. Winnow, in this county, aged 69 years, leaving a widow and eight children in his adopted country in prosperous circumstances. Integrity and piety were conspicuous in his life, and his death was that of the Christian.

At the Ebenezer Chapel, Plymouth, on Friday se'nnight, Mr. Harrop Wright, clerk, in the employ of Messrs. Allen and Company. He had given out the first two lines of the 22nd hymn,
"Behold the Saviour of mankind,
Nail'd to the shameful tree,"
When he fell into the arms of a friend, and instantly expired, in the 41st year of his age, leaving a widow and three children to lament their loss.

On the 18th ult., at Newport, near Barnstaple, Mr. John Curtis, aged 81 years, for upwards of 30 years head groom to his late Majesty George the Third.


8 MAY 1840, Friday


At St. Mawes, on Monday, the 4th instant, Mary Anne, relict of the late Robert Jago, Esq., aged 71 years. In her the poor inhabitants have lost a kind benefactress, and by her family and friends her memory will be ever held dear - Her end was peace.

At Redruth, on Tuesday last, Mr. Richard Cornish, ironmonger, aged 65. Mr. Cornish was for many years a member of the Society of Friends, and was much respected.

On the 2nd instant, at the manor house, Trent, near Sherborne, after a short illness, and most sincerely regretted by her affectionate husband, and a large circle of friends, Mrs. Lucy Pester Genge, sister of Mrs. Chappel, of Lemon-street.

At Penzance, on Monday last, Mrs. Seccombe, aged 85 years.

On Thursday, the 30th ultimo, Maria, wife of Mr. Henry Angwin, of Carnyarth, in St. Just.

At Lostwithiel, aged 69 years, the wife of Mr. Drewe, aged 69 years, sincerely lamented by a numerous circle of friends, many of whom have experienced a mother's care from her during the many years that Mr. Drewe kept the commercial boarding school in that town.

At Liskeard, on Saturday last, Mr. John Parkyn, aged 52 years, a respectable wheelwright, of that place.

On Sunday last, at Porthpean, St. Austell, aged 60 years, Luke Brokenshaw, Esq., Master, R.N. A meritorious and gallant officer, and a pious Christian. He was one of the companions of the immortal Nelson, in his last memorable engagement off Trafalgar, where he received a severe wound on board the "Revenge." In him the poor of the neighbourhood have loss a sincere friend.

On the 4th instant, after a short illness, Paul, son of the late Paul Tremearne, Esq., aged 33 years. Also, Mr. Henry Trevorah, baker, aged 42 years.

At Porthleaven, on the 5th instant, after two days illness, much and deservedly respected by a large circle of acquaintance, Mr. Richard Williams, cooper, of St. Ives, aged 62 years.

At Stratton, on the 30th ult., much and deservedly regretted by a large circle of friends, Miss Jane Bray, aged 60 years.

At Poughill, on the 1st instant, aged 32 years, Mr. John Ellicott, farmer, after a lingering illness, which he bore with much fortitude.

On the 5th ult., at Malta, after an illness of only three days, Mr. David John Raymond Robinson, aged 25 years, assistant-surgeon of H. M. S. "Beacon," and eldest son of D. R. Robinson, Esq., surgeon, of St. Austell.

On Friday last, at Lanlivery, much and deservedly respected by a large circle of friends and acquaintances, Mr. William Higgs, aged 87 years.

On the 4th instant, at Trenance Cottage, in St. Columb Minor, after a long and painful illness borne with Christian resignation and fortitude, Mr. William George, aged 62 years; he was most deservedly beloved and respected by all who knew him.

On Thursday last, at Tregenhorn, St. Erth, Mr. James Lathlean, aged 19 years.

On Tuesday last, at Little Mill, in the parish of St. Erth, after a lingering illness of twelve months, the wife of Mr. Edward Winnen, aged 32 years.

At Newport, Launceston, Mrs. Snell, formerly of Stonehouse, aged 94 years.

Last week, at Compton, near Plymouth, Mr. T. P. Hugo, formerly of St. Winnow, in this county, aged 34 years.


15 MAY 1840, Friday


On Tuesday last, at Penzance, Miss Bloomfield,; daughter of Capt. Bloomfield, of Fowey.

At Gwinear, on Friday last, Mr. Henry Jenkin, jun., aged 25 years.

On the 16th instant, at Penzance, Mr. Richard Oats, aged 88 years, having been more than half a century a highly respectable and useful member of the Methodist Society.

On the 12th instant, at Truro, aged 79 years, Mrs. Elizabeth Peters, eldest daughter of the late Rev. Jonathan Peters, vicar of St. Clement.

At Penryn, on Monday, the 11th instant, Mr. Richard Tresise, aged 52 years.

At Falmouth, on Monday last, the wife of mr. C. McDowell, bookbinder, leaving three infant children.

At St. Keverne, on the 11th instant, Thomas, eldest son of Mr. Thomas Pearce, merchant, aged 31 years.

On Friday last, at Launceston, Mr. Spettigue, of Newport, at an advanced age.

Suddenly, on Friday last, in London, in the prime of life, Henry Darell Stephens, Esq., Barrister-at-law, eldest son of the Rev. Darell Stephens, rector of Little-petherick, in this county.

At East Looe, on the 11th instant, John Edwin, son of Mr. John Wills, aged 2 years.


22 MAY 1840, Friday


At Truro, on Tuesday, the 12th instant, Mr. John Simmons, formerly of Falmouth, aged 73 years, upwards of 30 of which he had been a member of the Wesleyan Society.

On Wednesday last at Lambessow, near Truro, Richard Watson, eldest son of Mr. Richard Greenwood, aged 5 years.

At Truro, on Wednesday last, Elizabeth, only daughter of Mr. John Gill, aged 23 years.

At Vellanoweth Cottage, in the parish of Ludgvan, Mr. William Williams, mine agent, late of Redruth. He was greatly respected by all who knew him, and is now deeply lamented by a numerous family.

At Penzanve, on Monday last, Mr. Cunnack, curried, aged 65 years.

On Saturday last, at Kirtonwood, in St. Erth, Mrs. Nancy Pearce, aged 26 years.

At Padwtow, on Sunday last, Capt. Jallow, of the Brilliant, of Penzance, aged 54 years.

On Thursday, the 14th instant, at Tregenhorn, in St. Erth, Mr. John Lathlean, aged 23 years.

At Mevagissey, on Wednesday, the 13th inst., aged 63 years, Mary, wife of Mr. Thomas Scantlebury, iron-onger.

On Saturday, at Redruth, Mrs. Susannah Riddalls, daughter of the late Mr. F. Woolf, formerly an itinerant preacher in the Wesleyan Methodist connexion. Mrs. Riddalls was for many years connected with a religious society, and her life evidenced the sincerity of her profession.

On Sunday last, at Goosham, whilst attending divine worship, Mr. Brimmacombe, at the advanced age of 82. For upwards of 30 years, he was a steady and consistent Christian, a member of the Wesleyan body, and universally beloved and respected.

At Langford, in Kilkhampton, on the 17th inst., aged about 50 years, Mr. R. S. Broad, a respectable farmer.

On the 15th instant, at the residence of her son, Mr. Westlake, Exe Island, Exeter, Susanna, relict of the late Mr. Westlake, of Lostwithiel, in this county, aged 65 years.

At Flora place, Plymouth, Margaret, the affectionate wife of the Rev. James Graham, M.A. of Londonderry Cathedral, youngest daughter of the late John Croly, Esq., of South Cregg, in the county of Cork, aged 28. Her remains have been interred in one of the new vaults of the burial ground of Charles parish, Plymouth.

On Sunday sennight, at Paris, Mr. Morison, of Hygeian notoriety. He is said to have been very rich. He lived in handsome style, and has declared that his profits from the sale of his medicines in France alone were sufficient for his expenditure.


29 MAY 1840, Friday


At Cold Rose, St. Clement, on Sunday last, Matthew MOYLE, Esq., aged 45 years.

At Truro, on Sunday last, Mrs. Catherine ISAAC, aged 75 years.

At Tuckingmill, on Wednesday, the 25th instant, Mrs. J. SIMS, aged 49 years.

On the 20th instant, at Penzance, aged 50 years, Henry PENGELLY, Esq., many years a pious and zealous class-leader in the Wesleyan connexion.

At Penzance, on Monday last, of consumption, Mr. Edward TREDWEN, aged 17 years.

At St. Columb, on Friday last, aged 40 years, Catherine, the wife of Mr. Richard BEST, and youngest daughter of the late Mr. John HICKS, of Retallick. As a relative, friend, and neighbour, she was greatly respected, and she died rejoicing in the full assurance of a blessed immortality, leaving her husband and one daughter to mourn their loss.

At sea, on his passage to England, on board the ship "Isabella," Lieut. James KEMPTHORNE, of the Madras Native Infantry, eldest son of James KEMPTHORNE, Esq., of Bodmin, aged 32 years.

At Philleigh, on the 20th instant, Mrs. Peggy LANGDON, aged 45 years; and on the 22nd instant, Mrs. Asenath COLLETT, widow of the late Mr. Peter COLLETT, aged 88 years.

At Newquay, on the 22nd instant, Mr. Robert SLEEMAN, mariner, at the advanced age of 91 years.

At Gerrans, on the 16th instant, Mr. James PENVER, sail-maker, aged 55 years.

At Charlestown, on Tuesday last, Mr. Henry DAVEY, shoe-maker, aged 44 years.

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