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1840 DEATHS

OCTOBER



2 OCTOBER 1840, Friday


In St. Clement's-street, Truro, on Friday last, Mrs. Downe, wife of Mr. Richard Downe, builder, aged 72 years.

At Falmouth, on Wednesday evening, after an illness of nine months, which hebore with christian resignation, Mr. Francis Carne, aged 35 years, his endwas peace.

At St. Erth, on Sunday last, Miss Sally Stephens, aged 22 years.

At Lemellion, near Liskeard, on Friday last, aged 29 years, Mary, the wife of Mr. John West.

At Liskeard, on Wednesday last, after a long illness, aged 33 years, Edward Scotchburn Lower, woolcomber.

On the 29th ultimo, at Trembrouth, in the parush of Stythians, Mrs. Temperance Trengove, aged 84 years.

At Marazion, on Sunday last, Mr. Philip Hunkin, aged 72 years.

At Hayle, on Monday last, Mr. Thomas King, carpenter, aged 54 years.

On Monday last, at St. Michael's Mount, Mrs. Agnes Jago, aged 78 years.

At Insworth, near Milbrook, where she was on a visit, Mrs. Webb, aged 58 years, widow of the late Mr. Henry Webb, saddler, Liskeard.


9 OCTOBER 1840, Friday


At Truro, on the 6th instant, Fanny, the fifth daughter of the Rev. W. Moore, aged 19 years. She sweetly slept in Jesus, with rich experience of his love and favour.

At Truro, on Friday last, respected by all who knew him, Mr. Charles Tippet, of the Royal Oak, aged 62 years.

At Truro, on Sunday last, Jane, only daughter of Mr. Lord, butcher, aged 12 years.

At Helston, on the 3rd instant, Mr. Wm. Symons, spirit merchant, aged 55 years; also on the 4th instant, Charles, son of Mr. James Row, aged 4 years; and on the 6th instant, Miss Alice Thomas, aged 18 years.

At Hayle, on Saturday last, the wife of Mr. William Wearne, mason.

At Bude, on Thursday, the 1st instant, Susan, the wife of Mr. John Hockin, merchant, aged 38 years.

At Adelaide, South Australia, on the 19th of June,1839, at the age of 32, Catherine, wife of Mr. Richard Martin, late of Crowan, in this County, and daughter of Mr. Edward Pascoe, of Helston. They left this country on the 26th of February, 1836.

At Moorwinstow, after a short illness, Miss Hanah Bray, sister of William Bray, Esq., of Grove Park, Stratton. The deceased was highly and most deservedly respected.

Suddenly, at Mortha, near Polperro, on Wednesday last, Miss P. Leach.

Lately, at Bulsworthy, near Launceston, of apoplexy, Mr. George Brendon, aged 37 years.

On the 2nd instant, at Bratton Clovelly Parsonage, after a long illness, Frances, relict of the late Rev. T. F. Bedford, Rector of Philleigh, in this county, aged 68 years.

On Saturday last, at the Vicarage House, Chudleigh, Devon, aged 88, the Rev. G. Burrington, Vicar of that parish, and a Prebendary of the Exeter Cathedral. For many years Mr. Burrington was an active Magistrate of the county; he held the Vicarage of Chudleigh for nearly, if not full, 60 years, and the Prebendaryship in the Cathedral, since 1798.

At Bideford, Lady Chalmers, aged 60 years.


16 OCTOBER 1840, Friday


On Thursday, the 10th inst., at St. Agnes, after a lingering illness, Mr. William TONKIN, aged 75 years.

At St. Blazey, on Saturday last, after a protracted illness, which she bore with the greatest resignation, Mrs. PUCKEY, aged 36 years, wife of Capt. Puckey, of Fowey Consols mine. She has left her relatives and friends in the deepest affliction at their heavy loss.

At St. Columb, on Thursday, the 10th instant, the wife of Mr. BOSESTO, painter; also, the wife of Mr. HOARE, carpenter.

At St. Cleer, on Friday last, aged 71 years, Mr. M. DANIELL.

At Trewolland, near Liskeard, on Monday last, Mr. SOBEY.

At Tavistock, on the 10th instant, Mr. W. BROWNE, aged 25 years, youngest son of the late G. F. C. BROWNE, Esq., of Poundstock, in this county.

At St. Germans, Lieut.-Colonel Francis PLUNKETT, on the retired full pay 5th Veteran Battalion.

On Friday last, at his residence, Durnford-street, Stonehouse, Capt. John CODD, R.N.


23 OCTOBER 1840, Friday


On the 17th instant, aged 66 years, Anna, relict of the late Mr. Geo. REYNALDS, timber merchant, of Truro, having been nearly 50 years a member of the Wesleyan Society, during which period her life adorned her Christian profession. She took an active part in the formation of the Truro Dorcas Society, at the commencement of its benevolent operations, in the year 1818, and discharged the arduous duties of secretary to that useful institution, with unwearied activity, to the day of her decease, Often did the blessing of those who were ready to perish come upon her, as she made the widow's heart to sing for joy; in her the poor have lost a valuable friend.

On the 15th instant, at Truro, after a long and painful illness, Elizabeth, the wife of Mr. Richard PILL, aged 51 years, leaving a husband and a large family of children to lament their loss.

On Monday last, at Camborne, Mr. John BENNETTS, aged 23 years.

On Tuesday last, at Camborne, Mr. James BAILEY, aged [.5] years. During the last five months, the poor man lost his wife, two children, and mother-in-law by the same disorder that carried him to the grave.

At St. Ives, the infant children of Mr. Richard PENROSE, Mr. James UREN, Mr. John DAVIES, Mrs. Elizabeth WILLIAMS, Mr. Daniel VEAL,and Mr. John TAYLOR.

Last week, at Bodmin, Miss Betsey POUND, aged 76 years.

At Penryn, on Saturday the 17th instant, Grace, the eldest daughter of Mr. Alexander TEAGUE, merchant, aged 14 years.

On Friday last, at St. Erth Vicarage, Margaret, the infant daughter of the Rev. J. PUNNETT. (or Punnell)

On Thursday last, at St. Just in Penwith, Mr. Daniel WATERS, aged 20 years. Also, of consumption, Mr. Maddern TREMBATH.

At Charlestown, on Friday last, Mary Ann, wife of Mr. William GICHARD, jun., aged 37 years.

At Devoran, on Wednesday, the 14th inst., aged 58 years, Mr. Robert FORD, of Redruth, much respected.

On Wednesday morning, the 14th inst., in Trafalgar-place, Stoke, after a lingering illness, which he bore with pious fortitude and Christian resignation, Mr. J. PURVER, purser, R.N. (1799) in the 66th year of his age, leaving a large family and disconsolate widow, to bewail the loss of a most kind, tender, and affectionate husband and father.

On Monday evening last, at the residence of her parents, Mill-bay, Stonehouse, after two day's illness, aged 14 years, Frederica, eldest daughter of Mr. P. N. CROUCH, professor of music.

At Chipping Norton, aged 100 years, William BARTLE. He was a seaman on board the "Salisbury" when Nelson was serving in her as a midshipman.


30 October 1840, Friday


At Truro, on Sunday last, after a short illness, William, son of Mr. W. A. ROOKE, of Penvose, Cornelly, aged 19 years.

At Truro, on Monday last, the infant child of Mr. S. TRESEDER, gardener.

At Falmouth, on Tuesday night last, Mr. William HOSKINS, tinman, a member of the Society of Friends, an old inhabitant, and a respectable tradesman, leaving a large family of orphan children, many of them very young, to lament his death.

At St. Just in Penwith, on Saturday last, Mr. W. TREZISE, engineer of Balleswidden mine.

At Tretawn, in the parish of St. Kew, on Tuesday, the 20th instant, after a short illness, Mr. James CURGENVEN.

On Friday last, at Redruth, Mr. TONKIN, of the Pendarves Arms Inn, formerly of the Royal Standard Inn.

At Gwithian, on Sunday last, Miss Jane HAWKE, aged 19 years.

On Monday last, at Camborne, Eliza, daughter of Mr. T. CHEGWIDDEN, aged 6 years.

At Hayle, on Monday last, Mrs. WILLIAMS, wife of Mr. J. Williams, cabinet-maker.

On Friday last, at St. Ives, the infant son of mr. E. MAGOR. On the 24th instant, the infant son of Capt. Wm. ANTHONY; also, the infant daughter of Mr. Thomas HUNKIN.

At Penzancve, on Saturday last, the infant daughter of Mr. J. B. PENTREATH.

At St. Marys. Scilly, on Saturday last, Mr. William PERCEVAL, shopkeeper, aged 73 years.

On Friday last, at Clapper, in the parish of Egloshayle, William, the eldest son of William POLLARD, Esq., in the 22nd year of his age. His illness, which lasted several months, was sustained with the utmost fortitude and resignation, and to all who had the pleasure of knowing him, his death will be long and sincerely lamented.

On Thursday, the 22nd inst., at his palace, Meath, the Lord Bishop of that Diocese, at the advanced age of upwards of 80 years.

On Saturday evening last, of typhus fever, at his residence in Castlecomer, in the county of Kilkeney, the very Rev. Dr. DAWSON, Dean of St. Patricks Dublin.

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