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1 MARCH 1844, Friday

At Truro, on Sunday last, Martha, relict of the late John Wright, Esq., of Lambessow, having nearly completed her eighty-second year.

At Truro, on the 22nd ult., Mrs. Crewes, aged 77 years.

At Truro, on Thursday last, John Blake, eldest son of Mr. George Sambell, aged 3 years.

At Newquay, on the 23rd ult., Mr. John Hoare, aged 20 years.

At the residence of her father, Mr. Tucker, Kennall Vale, Stythians, on the 22nd ult., Mrs. Toms, relict of the late Mr. F. Toms, of Falmouth.

At St. Day, on the 22nd ult., after a protracted illness, which she bore with much resignation to the Divine will, Mary, relict of the late Mr. Baynard, of Hendra, near Penzance, aged 70 years.

At Scorrier, on Sunday last, Mr. George James, aged 83 years, formerly of St. Michael's Mount, but nearly for the last forty years has been in the employ, as clerk, of Messrs. Williams, of Scorrier-house. He was a pupil of the late Rev. Dr. Cardew, of Truro, and is, perhaps, the last of his day under the doctor's tuition. He was a man of [?]dition, and throughout his life was amiable, honourable, and beloved.

At Camborne, on Sunday last, the wife of Mr. R. Williams, aged 58 years.

At St. Ives, on Monday last, Mr. Henry Benney Wall, late master of the brig "Eliza," of that port, aged 38 years; and on Tuesday, John, son of Mr. Henry Hosking, aged 8 years.

At Penzance, on Monday last, Mr. E. Oliver, aged 55 years; and Mr. G. Hicks, aged 88 years.

At Leskinnick, near Penzance, on Sunday last, Thomas Foster Barham, Esq., aged 78 years.

At Crougy, in the parish of Constantine, Mr. Henry Robarts, at the advanced age of 82 years.

At Probus, last week, Mr. Zacharias Williams, blacksmith, aged 73 years.

At Grampound, on the 21st ultimo, Patience, second daughter of Mr. Thomas Croggon. Her life was exemplary, and her end was peace.

At Bodmin, on Sunday last, Mr. John Millet, aged 48 years, for the last 14 of which he was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist community.

At Lescrow, in the parish of Fowey, on Friday last, John Turner, aged 52 years, for many years in the employ of J.T. Treffry, Esq.

At St. Stephens Church-town, in Branwell, at the house of Mr. Walter Truscott, on Monday last, Mrs. Joan Runnalls, of St. Breward, aged 74 years.

At St. Hillary, lately, Mr. Nicholas James, aged 71 years, much respected and lamented by his widow and a large family. He was for more than 36 years computer of the Nautical Almanack.

At St. Mary's, Scilly, on Friday last, the wife of Mr. John Banfield, ship builder, of a son. [this was listed with the deaths but sounds more like a birth - rk]

At Devonport, on the 17th ult., in the 31st year of her age, Mrs. Ramsey, widow of the late Mr. R. Ramsey.

At Barnstaple, aged 65 years, Susanna, widow of the late Capt. George Richardson, of the H.E.I. C's. Service.

8 MARCH 1844, Friday

At Truro, on Thursday last, Capt. Carter, late of the schooner "Truro," aged 61 years.

At Truro, on the 4th instant, Grace, youngest daughter of Mr. Samuel Cornew.

At Truro, on Monday last, Mr. John Hearn, aged 67 years.

At St. Day, on the 29th ult., Mr. John Youren, aged 20 years.

At Penryn, on Sunday last, Miss Charlotte Collins, aged 68 years.

At Falmouth, on Monday last, the wife of Mr. P. Gutheridge, mercer, Uc., aged 38 years.

At Tregortha, in the parish of Gwinear, on the 22nd ult., Mr. William Hodge yeoman, highly respected by all who knew him.

At St. Agnes, on Friday last, Mr. John Keast, tailor and draper, aged 37 years.

At Hayle, on the 22nd ultimo, Miss Mary Oatey, aged 19 years; on the 25th ultimo, Mr. William Bowden, aged 24 years; on the 28th ult., Mrs. Grace Stephens, aged 7[2?/3?] years; and on Friday last, Mr. James Jenkin, mason, aged 34 years.

At Penzance, on the 28th ult., Mr. P. Roberts, aged 78 years.


At Bodmin, on Wednesday last, after a slow [unreadable] Felix Coom.

At Launceston, on the 29th ult., Mr. Edgcombe, hatter?, formerly of Liskeard, aged 47 years.

At Launceston, on Tuesday last, Mr. W. Derry, aged [?] years. The deceased was a brother to David Derry, Esq., of Plymouth, and was highly respected.

At Torpoint, on Friday last, the second daughter of Mr. James Wheeler, aged 3 years.

At New-passage, Devonport, on Friday last, Mr. Frederick Knight, butcher, aged 35 years.

At Park-road, Regent's-park, London, on the 29th ult., after a short illness, Mr. Sergeant Bompas, aged 53 years.

At Peekham Rye, Surrey, on the 29th ultimo, Vincent Figgins, Esq., type-founder, aged 77 years.

15 MARCH 1844, Friday

At Falmouth, on Monday last, Mr. Joseph Pidwell, for many years foreman to Trestrall? and Son, ironmongers, &c.

At Falmouth, yesterday, John Thomas, the infant son of Mr. J. T. Pasko, aged 1 year.

At Ladock, on Friday last, suddenly, Mrs. Amy Hooper, aged 85 years.

At Nansough, on Saturday last, Jane Stevens, aged 84 years, having lived in Mrs. Charles F. Andrew's family a faithful and worthy servant fifty-seven years.

At Hillcoose, in the parish of Ladock, on Friday last, Mrs. Hooper, relict of the late Mr. W. Hooper, aged 84 years.

At St. Austell, on the 7th instant, the wife of Mr. James Lucas, currier, aged 48 years.

At Newquay, on the 11th instant, Mr. Robert Sleeman, sen., at an advanced age.

At Polzeath, in the parish of St. Minver, lately, Mr. Richad Mably, aged 51 years.

At Mevagissey, on Monday last, Margaret, daughter of Mr. Wm. Lelean, aged 11 years.

At Mixtow, near Fowey, on Saturday last, after a few hours' illness, the wife of Mr. Lamb, farmer.

At Polglaze, in the parish of Fowey, on Sunday last, Mr. Christopher Bennetts, farmer.

At Newtown, in the parish of Fowey, on Sunday last, the infant child of Mr. Hooper.

At Fowey, on Tuesday last, Mr. John Chapman, custom-house officer, aged 64 years.

At Blisland, on Friday last, Lucretia, second daughter of the Rev. Francis Pye, rector of that parish, aged 23 years.

At Launceston, on the 6th instant, Mrs. Elizabeth Wreford, widow, aged 85 years.

At Launceston, on Saturday last, Edwin, son of Mr. Yandell, painter and glazier, aged 16 years.

At Sunny Corner, Gwennap, on Friday last, Mr. Henry Morcom, aged 74 years, deeply lamented by all who knew him. He was a consistent member of the Wesleyan Connexion upwards of 45 years.

At Hayle, on Sunday last, Charles Frederick, son of Mr. Charles Truscott, engineer.

At St. Ives, on the 6th instant, the infant son of Mr. H. Richards, painter; and on the 10th instant, the infant son of Mr. Matthew Thomas, shoemaker.

At St. Ives, on the 10th instant, Mrs. A. Hocking, Commercial Coffee house, of a son, since dead.

At St. Ives, on the 12th instant, Kitty, wife of Capt. Edwards, of Scilly, aged 39 years; and Miss Matilda Pentreath, after a few days' illness, aged 25 years.

At Marizion, lately, Mrs. Matthews, aged 84 years; and Mrs. S. Bennett, aged 34 years.

At St. Just in Penwith, on the 9th instant, Mr. Richard Stevens.

At Street-an-cowan, near Penzance, on the 7th instant, Mrs. E. Johns, aged 74 years.

At Morvah, on the 9th instant, Mr. William Lawry aged 76 years.

At her brother's house, in George-street, Plymouth, on Thursday morning, the 7th instant, after a few days' illness, Miss Susan Edey, a member of the Society of Friends, and eldest daughter of Ebenezer Edey, Esq., of Trembraze?, near Liskeard.

On Saturday last, Mr. Henry Halford, Bart., Physician to four successive British Sovereigns, aged 78 years.

22 MARCH 1844, Friday

At Truro, on the 14th instant, Mr. William Sholl, aged 7[3?] years.

At Truro, on Friday last, Mr. Benjamin Roberts, leather-cutter, aged 17 years.

At the house of her son-in-law, Mr. W.H. Bond, R.N., Falmouth, on the 14th instant, Mrs. Trestrall, aged 84 years, mother of the Rev. F. Trestrall, of Cork. One of the oldest members of the Baptist society in that town, she adorned her Christian profession by the undeviating consistency of her conduct, and manifested the kindness of her heart by the readiness with which she relieved the necessities of the impoverished and distressed.

At Falmouth, on the 19th instant, Mrs. Paddon, aged 72 years, relict of the late Mr. Paddon, hair dresser, of that town.

At Redruth, on Friday last, Mr. George Stevens, many years clerk of the parish.

At the Rectory, Camborne, on Saturday last, in the 22nd year of his age, Frederick John, fourth son of the Rev. Hugh Rogers, and of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

At Camborne, on Tuesday last, the wife of Tobias Lanyon, Esq., surgeon.

At Gwinear, on Friday last, Mrs. Mary Monday, aged 45 years; and on Saturday last, Mrs. Martha Harris, aged 86 years.

At Hayle, on Tuesday last, Grace, wife of Mr. Thomas Williams, mason, aged 35 years.

At St. Ives, on Tuesday, the 12th instant, Mrs. Kitty Edwards, wife of Capt. Nicholas Edwards, of the schooner "Wave," of Scilly, aged 38 years.

At the Parsonage, Gerrans, on Saturday last, the Rev. W. Baker, aged 81 years, who for fifty-three years, had been curate and rector of that parish. Mr. Baker's uncompromising integrity, his concillatory manners, his humane disposition, and his correct discharge of all the relative duties of life, gained him the sincere goodwill of all his parishioners, and the solid esteem of those, who, from long intimacy, had the opportiunity of appreciating his many excellencies.

At Tregony, on the 12th instant, Mr. Charles Beard, aged 40 years, leaving a wife and eight children to lament their loss.

At St. Austell, on Tuesday last, Elizabeth, the wife of Mr. W. Roberts, aged 72 years; and on Wednesday last, Jane Maynard, aged 4 years.

At Michell, on the 11th instant, Mrs. P. Bassett, relict of the late Mr. W. Bassett, aged 37 years; on the same day, John, son of the latter, aged 10 years; and at Summercourt, Mr. Richard Batten, brother of Mrs. P. Bassett, aged 33 years.

At Summercourt, on the 10th instant, Catherine, the beloved wife of Mr. R.W. Jolly, aged 45 years.

At St. Columb, on Tuesday last, the widow of the late Mr. Hugh Jane, tailor and draper, aged 78 years.

At Tregenna, in the parish of Lower St. Columb, Mr. James Jacka, aged 73 years.

At Brixton, Surrey, on the 15th inst., aged 6 years, John, third son of James Hooton, Esq.

At Twickenham, on the 19th instant, the Earl of Lonsdale, K.G., aged 86 years.

In London, on the 9th instant, John, second son of the late Mr. John Bawden, innkeeper, Tregony, aged 30 years.

At Calcutta, on the 7th of January last, Susanna, wife of Lieut. Henry Thullier, Bengal Artillery, and daughter of the Rev. Hayden Cardew, rector of Curry Mallet, in the county of Somerset.

29 MARCH 1844, Friday

At Truro, on Monday last, Mr. Andrew, of the London Inn, aged 69 years.

At Truro, on Wednesday last, Mr. John John, tailor, aged 57 years.

At Truro, on Sunday last, the infant child of Capt. Job Stevens, of the smack "Caroline."

At Salem, near Chacewater, on the 16th instant, Mr. Jas. Richards, aged 62 years.

At Chacewater, on Tuesday last, Mr. John Gray, aged 76 years.

At Illogan, on the 21st instant, Mrs. Jane Jeffery, widow, aged 69 years.

At Illogan, on Friday last, Mrs. Grace Selwood, aged 67 yers.

At Pool, in the parish of Illogan, on Saturday last, Mrs. Margery Willoughby, aged 57 years.

At Camborne, on the 20th instant, Mrs. Cock, aged 81 Years.

At Gwinear, on Saturday last, Mrs. Jane Hawke, aged 80 Years.

At Hayle, on Friday last, Mr. John Kempe, aged 76 years; on Saturday last, Miss Margaretta Bamfield Davey, aged 19 years; and on Monday last, Mr. John Martin, aged 18 years.

At St. Ives, on Friday last, Mr. James Richards, aged 76 years.

At Penzance, on Friday last, Mr. Wm. Pascoe, of the Golden Lion Inn, aged 57 years.

At Bosfrancon, near Penzance, on Monday last, Maria Jane, infant daughter of Mr. John Saundry.

At Mousehole, on Wednesday last, the wife of Mr. James Trembath, aged 77 years.

At Truthall, in the parish of Sithney, Mr. Glasson, a respectable yeoman of that parish.

At Probus, on Sunday last, Mrs. Searle, aged 73 years.

At Mitchell, on the 21st instant, Mrs. Retallack, aged 72 years.

At Newquay, on Monday last, Ann, relict of the late Capt. Anthony Teague, aged 78 years.

At Charlestown, on Tuesday last, the infant daughter of Mr. Joseph Martyn, aged 14 months.

At Fowey, on the 21st instant, the infant daughter of Mr. Edward Thomas, ropemaker; and on the 22nd, Jenefer, wife of Mr. John Crocker, aged 79 years.

At East Looe, on Tuesday last, at the house of her brother-in-law, Mr. Richard Lobb, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. John Roberts, of Trethennal, in the parish of Veryan, and sister of Mr. John Clogg, merchant, West Looe, aged [3?]6 years.

At Lostwithiel, recently, the wife of Mr. Reuben Nanjullan, aged 60 years.

At Launceston, on the 17th instant, Charles Thurston Browne, Esq., of Woodley Cottage, North Tamerton, aged 34 years.

At Launceston, on Friday last, Miss Emma Timewell, aged [2?]9 years.

At Bedford Cottage, Plymouth, on Friday last, after a short illness, Benjamin Walter Thorold, Esq., of Harmston Hall, in the county of Lincoln, aged 23 years. The deceased had been married less than twelve months, and has thus early been called into eternity three days before the birth of his child.

At his Chambers, in Furnival's Inn, London, on the 5th instant, William John St. Aubyn, Esq., aged 27 years.

At York Villa, in Winsconsurne [misspelling of Wisconsin? rk], in North America, on the 26?th of January last, William, only son of Mr. William Thomas, of Mullion, in this county. His integrity endeared him to a numerous circle of friends in his native country.


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