cornwall england newspaper


1840 DEATHS

SEPTEMBER



4 SEPTEMBER 1840, Friday


On the 24th ult., at Falmouth, Mrs. Moore, sister of the late John CARNE, Esq., aged 85 years.

Lately, at St. Stephens, near Saltash, Mr. Abraham PRYNN, aged 26 years.

At West Looe, on the 28th ult., Mr. Thomas MARTYN, aged 76 years.

At Charlestown, on Friday last, aged 68 years, Mr. Thomas KENDALL, principal coast officer of customs at that place, much respected by all who knew him, for the integrity of his character and the correctness of his general deportment throughout life.

At Wheal Busy, on Sunday last, Mrs. S. BAILEY, aged 46 years.

At St. Erth, on Wednesday last, Mr. John CLEMENCE, aged 30 years.

On Wednesday last, at St. Maradox Villa, Camborne, Captain N. VIVIAN.

At Wheal Reeth, in the parish of Uny Lelant, greatly respected, Mr. Robert BRYANT, aged 64 years.

At Hayle, on Sunday last, aged 85 years, Mrs. BANFIELD, relict of the late Mr. Richard Banfield, who was many years agent to the Cornish Copper Company.




11 SEPTEMBER 1840, Friday


On Monday, the 7th instant, at No. 2, Laura-place, Bath, W. PAUL, Esq., of Truro, aged 79 years.

At Bodmin, on the 3rd inst., Mary Ann, wife of Mr. John GASKIN, tailor &c., having been a member of the Wesleyan Society more than twelve years.

On the 7th instant, at Marazion, Mr. William JOHNS, aged 13 years.

On Wednesday, the 2nd inst., the wife of Mr. Sampson MURRISH, of Trewelland, St. Just in Penwith.

On Wednesday last, at St. Austell, the wife of Mr. W. HORE, of the Sawle's Arms Inn, aged 26 years.

Suddenly, at Penzance, on Wednesday morning, Mr. Philip ARGALL, aged 72 years.

Last week, at Bosulval, in the parish of Gulval, Miss Maria FRIGGINS, aged 19 years, much and deservedly regretted.

At St. Erth, on the 7th instant, Mr. James ELLIS, aged 21 years.

On the 28th ultimo, at the Botanic Gardens, Chelsea, Walter, son of Mr. John YELLAND, of St. Stephens in Branwell, aged 25 years.

On the 30th ultimo, at his residence Pitville-terrace, Cheltenham, John GUBBS, Esq., the last of one of the most ancient families of Penzance. Early in life he went to London, and by his ability and integrity, from slender means, realized an ample fortune as an underwriter at Lloyd's.

At Truro, on Sunday last, at the residence of Mr. BRAY, sen., in her 66th year, Elizabeth May, who had discharged the duties of a faithful servant in Mr. Bray's family for upwards of 55 years.

At Scorrier, on Monday last, Thomas MITCHELL, aged 79 years. For nearly 54 years he was in the employment of Messrs. HAWKS, of that place, was at all times a most honest, industrious, and faithful servant, and his loss is deeply regretted.

At Axminster, on Friday last, Elizabeth, wife of the Rev. John ROBINSON, Wesleyan minister.


18 SEPTEMBER 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.


25 SEPTEMBER 1840, Friday


On Thursday, the 17th inst., at St. Allen, near Truro, after a lingering illness, the Rev. Edward TIPPETT, vicar of that parish, aged 71 years.

At Truro, on Wednesday, the 16th instant, Mrs. DAVIES, wife of Mr. Davies, formerly of the Golden Lion Inn.

On Friday last, at Truro, aged 45 years, Mrs. NETHERTON, widow of the late Mr. J. Netherton, painter, who was killed by a fall from a house, as stated in this paper about three months ago. The deceased has left six children, three of whom are wholly unprovided for, to lament their loss.

At Tresillian-bridge, on Saturday last, Mrs. Elizabeth TREBILCOCK, aged 78 years, her exemplary conduct through life endeared her to a numerous circle of friends.

At Mount Hawke, on the 18th instant, Mrs. ELLIS, aged 24 years.

At St. Erth, Church-town, on Friday last, Mrs. Mary COCK, aged 65 years.

On Saturday last, at Mousehole, Miss PENTREATH, aged 68 years.

On the 12th inst., at St. Ives, Mr. Richard DALE, farmer, aged 70 years.

At Helston, on the 10th instant, George, eldest son of the late Mr. George PERKINS, of the Red Lion Inn, aged 5 years.

Last week, at Charlestown, Hannah, daughter of Mr. Peter HAWKE, baker, aged 30 years. Also, Mary Ann, daughter of Mr. Charles ROBERTS, gardener, aged 2 years.

At Offier, in the parish of Moorwinstow, much and sincerely regretted by a large circle of friends, after an illness of a few hours only, Miss Hannah BRAY, sister of William BRAY, Esq., of Grove Park, near Stratton.

On the 14th instant, at Trewolland, in Menheniot, near Liskeard, Mr. John SOBEY, yeoman, aged 50 years, much respected by a large circle of acquaintance.

At Holsworthy, Devon, on the 16th instant, Charles, eldest son of the Rev. Charles VIBERT, Wesleyan Minister, aged 7 years.

On Saturday last, at Mevagissey, aged 84 years, Mrs. HARRIS, wife of Mr. Henry Harris, coal merchant.

On the 17th instant, at Cowes, Isle of Wight, Emma Helena, daughter of L. W. BUCK, Esq., M.P. of Moreton and Hartland Abbey, Devonshire.

On Thursday, the 17th inst., in Victoria-lane, Plymouth, aged 86 years, Mr. S. STEELE, formerly in the packet-service at Falmouth; the deceased had been blind upwards of half a century.

On the 10th instant, Lady Isabella SMYTHE, wife of W. M. Smythe, Esq., of Deerpark, Devon, and daughter of the late Earl of Wicklow, and sister of the present Earl. Her ladyship retired to rest at twelve o'clock, in perfect health, and at one o'clock was a corpse. "In the midst of life we are in death."

On the 9th inst., at his house in Town, the Right Hon. Lord Mark KERR, Vice Admiral of the Red.


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