cornwall england newspaper


1855 DEATHS

JUNE


1 JUNE 1855, Friday


At Falmouth, on Friday last, the wife of Mr. Charles HOCKING, shoemaker, of the United States of America, and late of the former place, aged 32 years.

At Falmouth, on the 24th ult., Mrs. BAKER, aged 74 years; and on Monday, Mrs. PIDWELL, aged 83 years.

At Helston, on Saturday last, Thomas George, son of Mr. James HELLIER, aged 7 years; and on Monday, Mrs. Jane DAVEY, eating-house proprietor, aged 78 years.

At Penzance, on Sunday last, Louisa Sophia, infant daughter of Mr. J.M.B. CORIN.

At Marazion, on Tuesday last, Mrs. Rebecca EDMONDS, aged 57 years.

At Marazion, last week, Mr. Joseph CADDY, sen., aged 65 years.

At Cottles Barn, Marazion, Mrs. LANYON, formerly of Ludgvan, aged 72 years.

At St. Ives, on Monday last, after a long illness, Ann, fourth daughter of Mr. Richard KERNICK, aged 28 years.

At Red River, near Camborne, Jane, wife of Mr. Henry JENKIN, aged 37 years.

At Camborne, on Friday last, William, son of Capt. John PASCOE, aged 9 years; on Saturday last, Mr. James VEAL, aged 62 years; Miss Elizabeth ADAMS, aged 26 years; on Monday last, Hephzibah, infant daughter of Mr. Thomas TREVELLIAN, and granddaughter of Mr. John DUCKHAM; and Mr. Thomas OSBORNE, shoemaker, aged 61 years.

At Tuckingmill, Mary Davey, daughter of Mr. John HOCKING, aged 16 years.

At Redruth, on the 22nd ult., the wife of Mr. R.T. WILLIAMS, Railway Policeman, aged 37 years; and on the 28th ult., Mr. Edward JOHNS, aged 38 years.

At Tolcarne, near St. Day, on Sunday last, Mr. William ROWE, aged 52 years.

At Zelah, on Monday last, Mr. Joseph HAWKEN, aged 23 years.

At Polglass, in the parish of St. Austell, on the 24th ult., Elizabeth, wife of Mr. Thomas TRELEAVEN, aged 45 years; and at Stennalees, in the same parish, Capt. William CHAMPION, aged 45 years.

At Landue, near Launceston, on Saturday last, Thomas John PHILLIPPS, Esq., formerly of the 7th Hussars, and late Lieut-Colonel of the Royal Cornwall Rangers, aged 58 years.

At Exeter, on the 21st ult., Lord Spencer S. COMPTON, Captain of the 15th Hussars, aged 43 years.

On the 21st ult., Thomas George Warrington CAREW, Esq., of Crowcombe Court, Somerset, Carew castle, Pembroke, and Pentrepant Hall, Salop, aged 58 years.

At Davenham Hall, Cheshire, on the 21st ult., Maria, daughter of John Hosken HARPER,Esq., of Davenham Hall, aged 28 years.

At Bombay, on the 5th of April last, Mr. Robert Wm. BONE, solicitor, son of Mr. Allen BONE, solicitor, of Devonport.

At the Bendigo Diggings, Australia, on the 28th of February last, Mr. George Henry BLIGHT, late of Trelowath(?) in the parish of St. Erth, aged 24(?) years.

At the Turon Diggings, Australia, on the 13th of February last, Henry, son of mr. Joseph BENNETT, grocer, late of Chacewater, aged 29(?) years.

At sea, in the Baltic, deeply regretted, John SEMMENS Esq., master of H.M. steamer "Archer," aged 39 years.


8 JUNE 1855, Friday


At her residence, Lemon Street, Truro, on Saturday last, Jane Williams Lea STEVENS, fifth daughter of the late Mr. John STEVENS, of that town, aged 33 years.

At Perran Porth, on Monday last, Mr. George Abraham KNIGHT, late of Truro, aged 68 years.

At Carnon Downs, in the parish of Feock, on Saturday last, Mr. Stephen MARTIN, aged 81 years.

At Falmouth, on Sunday last, Mr. John BOSWARTHICK, wheelwright, aged 42 years; and on Tuesday, Miss LUMSDEN, aged 58 years.

At Breage, on Saturday last, Ferdinando, son of Mr. John REYNOLDS, late of Camborne.

At Trythance, in the parish of St. Keverne, on the 28th ult., Mr. John ROGERS, aged 63 years.

At Penzance, on Friday last, Elizabeth Davy, eldest daughter of Mr. John JAMES, aged 16 years; on Sunday last, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. John BOYNS, aged 60 years; and on Monday, the infant son of Mr. Matthew ELLIS.

At St. Ives, Mrs. Margery THOMAS, aged 68 years.

At Camborne, on Saturday last, the wife of Mr. Henry DAVEY, aged 20 years; and Thomas Veal, son of Mr. John ROBERTS, aged 11 years; on Sunday, Eliza, infant daughter of Mr. John TREZOPA; on Monday, Mary, Relict of Mr. Joseph SODDY, jun., innkeeper, aged 51 years; and on Tuesday, the infant daughter of Mr. Philip WATERS.

At Redruth, on Saturday last, Phillippa, relict of the late Mr. W. HARVEY, builder, aged 87 years; and the wife of Mr. John GRIBBLE, aged 57 years, and on Monday, Mrs. Mary SODDY, for many years of the Plough Inn, Camborne, aged 52 years.(Double checked!)

At Carharrack, in the parish of Gwennap, on the 24th ult., Ann, daughter of Mr. Abraham PRYOR, aged 28 years; and at Crofthandy, in the same parish, on the 21st ult., Mr. William BARRETT, at an advanced age.

At Parkin Shop, in the parish of St. Columb Minor, lately, Mr. Richard PARKIN, the celebrated wrestler, and for many years the champion of Cornwall, aged 81 years.

At St. Austell, on Saturday last, Jane, relict of the late Mr. Francis STOCKER, aged 85 years.

At Charlestown, on the 31st ult., Mr. William West, aged 58 years.

At Tregullon, near Bodmin, Catherine, daughter of Mr. Richard BULLOCK, aged 20 years.

At Fowey, on Friday last, Mrs. Grace SEARLE, widow, aged 74 years.

At Polperro, on the 29th ult., the wife of Mr. Samuel SLADE, aged 62 years.

At Callinton, on Friday last, Mr. Richard BUDGE, aged 73 years.

At Stanton, in the parish of St. Cleer, on Monday last, after a long and painful illness, Mrs. Ann DAVEY, aged 48 years.

At Landrake Vicarage, 0n the 26th ult., Mary, relict of Mr. John CORY, of Ashton.

At Stokeclimsland, on the 23rd ult., Mr. James COCKS, shipwright, aged 78 years.

At Tor House, Torpoint, on the 31st ult., Julia Frances, daughter of the late Rear-Admiral Sir James HILLYAR, K.C.B., K.G.H., aged 31 years.

At Kinsand, on the 23rd ult., Miss Ellen VALLACK, aged 52 years.

At Weymouth, on the 29th ult., Julia, relict of Sir John Hesketh LETHBRIDGE, Bart.

At Brompton, on the 28th ult., Alfred Coppin BYERS, Esq., Inland Revenue Department, Somerset House, aged 31 years.

At Swansea, on the 31st ult., Charles, son of Mr. William SIMS, aged 14 years.

At Berhampore, Madras, Capt. J.P. FRYE, 22nd N.I., eldest son of the Rev. Percival FRYE, of St. Winnow, in this county.


15 JUNE 1855


In Lemon Street, Truro, on Saturday last, after a long and painful illness, which was borne with Christian fortitude and resignation, Ann, the beloved wife of Mr. DINNIS, aged 60 years.

At the Infirmary, Truro, on the 7th instant, Georgiana, third daughter of Mr. George NORTHY, of Chacewater, aged 30 years.

At Hayle Mills, in the parish of Kenwyn, on Friday last, Miss Mary WOOLCOCK, age 27 years.

At Devoran, near Truro, on Saturday last, Mr. Caleb NEAME, aged 77 years, for nearly fifty of which he was master of one of H.M. victualling vessels at Plymouth.

At Falmouth, on the 6th instant, William John, eldest son of Mr. TRERISE, aged 18 years; and on Monday last, Mr. B. JOHNS, carpenter, aged 54 years.

At Mewdon, in Mawnan, on the 1st instant, the second son of Mr. NORTHCOTT, aged 12 years.

At Hendra, in the parish of Breage, on Friday last, Mr. Ralph JAMES, aged 86 years.

At Penventon, near Helston, on Sunday last, Elizabeth, daughter of the late Mr. W. WILLIAMS, of Helford, in the parish of Manaccan, aged 45 years.

At Porthleaven, on Tuesday last, Mr. James RICHARDS, aged 76 years.

At Newlyn west, on Saturday last, Ann, wife of Mr. Wm. CATTRAN, aged 33 years; and Mr, Nicholas POOL, aged 51 years.

At Churchtown, Paul, on Friday last, Mr. Thomas HARVEY, aged 79 years.

At Penzance, on the 6th instant, Joseph, son of Mr. WARREN, aged 17 years; on Friday, Mr. William ALLEN, wine and spirit merchant, aged 62 years; and on Monday, Jane, wife of Mr. Richard NICHOLLS, aged 55 years.

Atv Trenowen, in the parish of Ludgvan, on Monday last, Mr. Sampson CURNOW.

At Marazion, on Sunday last, the wife of Mr. S.S. LAITY, aged 82 years.

At St. Erth, on Monday last, deeply lamented by a large circle of friends, Mr. John FIRSTBROOK, ironfounder, aged 70 years.

At Camborne, on Sunday last, Mr. James QUICK, aged 35 years, formerly of Penzance, and for two years previous to his illness, in the employ of Messrs. J.H. and C. BUDGE, of Camborne, by whom, and by their whole connection, he was highly valued and respected.

At Kehelland, in the parish of Camborne, on Monday last, Mr. R. SOWDEN, aged 47 years.

At Redruth, on Wednesday last, the wife of Mr. Anthony COAD, aged 52 years.

At Burnawithian, Near St. Day, on the 6th instant, Mr. Andrew PAUL, aged 45 years.

At Newlyn east, on the 7th instant, Agnes, wife of Mr. William MAY, aged 38 years; on Sunday, Mr. George DOCKING, aged 75 years; and on Monday, Mrs. LAWRY, widow of the late Mr. James LAWRY, maltster, aged 36 years.

At Trencreek, in the parish of St. Columb Minor, on Saturday last, Mrs. Mary TREWARTHA, aged 68 years.

At Fraddon, on the 5th instant, the wife of Mr. Edward BOND, tailor, of St. Columb Major.

At Tregony, on Friday last, Mr. William GERRANS, aged 89 years.

At Portloe, in the parish of Veryan, lately, Ann, eldest daughter of Mr. Joseph DUNSTONE, aged 18 years.

At St. Austell, on Saturday last, Mary, relict of Mr. Roger HODGE, late of Mevagissey, aged 79 years.

At St. Ewe, on Saturday last, Mrs. Fanny WILLIAMS, aged 64 years.

At Mevagissey, on Monday last, Miss Catherine CROSS, aged 17 years; and on Tuesday, Miss Hester LAKEMAN, aged 23 years.

At Bude, on the 5th instant, Mr. Thomas HEARD, aged 82 years.

At Durison Cottage, Calstock, on the 30th ult., Eleanor, wife of Capt. Wm. CURNOW, aged 55 years.

At Stokeclimsland, on the 3rd instant, the wife of Mr. W.B.G. CHASE, Inland Revenue Officer, and daughter of Mr. W. SMALE, late collector of taxes, Tavistock.

At the Eagle House, Launceston, on the 7th instant, respected and loved by those who had the pleasure of his acquaintance, Mr. William MITCHINSON, aged 72 years. A large portion of his active life was devoted to horticulture and horticultural improvements; he was considered one of the best gardeners of his time, to which was added a rare acquaintance with British botany and landscape gardening.

At 235 Tottenham Court Road, London, on Tuesday last, Mrs. Sarah BARRETT, widow of the late Mr. Thomas BARRETT, formerly of Truro, aged 72 years.


22 JUNE 1855, Friday


29 JUNE 1855, Friday


At St. Just in Penwith, on the 20th instant, Capt. Nicholas GRENFELL, aged 85 years.

At Penzance, on Monday last, the infant daughter of W.C. VIVIAN, Esq.

At Chyandour, on the 20th instant, Mary Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. Nicholas WHITE.

At Camborne, on Friday last, much respected and regretted, Capt. W. DAVEY, late underground agent at Carn Brea Mine, aged 38 years.

At Camborne, on Friday last, Mrs. Catherine VIVIAN, relict of the late Mr. John VIVIAN, of that town, aged 70 years.

At St. Day, on Wednesday last, William, son of Mr. TRECETHICK, grocer, aged 3 years.

At Newquay, on Monday last, Mrs. Sarah TRETHEWEY, aged 72 years.

At St. Mawes, on the 17th instant, Emma, youngest daughter of Mr. Samuel LIBBY, R.N., aged 16 years.

At Fowey, on Saturday last, Mrs. Elizabeth LIBBEY, aged 86 years.

At East Looe, on Saturday last Mrs. WARRING, widow of the late Mr. William WARRING, custom-house officer, aged 79 years.

At Padstow, last week, after a lingering illness, Mr. John Dunn WILLIAMS, shoemaker, aged 47 years.

At Trewint, in the parish of Endellion, on the 16th inst., after a few day's illness, and sincerely respected by all who knew him, Mr. Guy GRAY, aged 50 years.

At Wadebridge, on the 6th instant, Thomas, son of Mr. RICKARD, druggist, aged 6 years.

At Old Park, near Liskeard, on the 21st instant, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. John DANIELL, butcher, aged 37 years.

At Paignton, Devon, on Sunday last, George D.K. DRAKE, Esq., eldest son of the late George DRAKE, Esq., Ipplepen House, Ipplepen, and of Grenofen House, Tavistock, aged 40 years.

On the 18th instant, Elizabeth Augusta, third daughter of Mr. Charles F. KIRKMAN.

In Margaret Street, Cavendish Square, London, on Tuesday last, Charlotte, wife of Francis SAMWELL, Esq., and only daughter of the late Rev. W. BATT, rector of Botusfleming, in this county.

At his residence, in Burford, Canada west, after a short illness, Mr, Robert WHALE, jun., formerly of Liskeard, aged 24 years.

At Hong Kong, on the 2nd of April, of fever, beloved and lamented by all who knew him, Frederick WOOLLCOMBE, Commander of H.M.S. "Styx," third son of the Rev William WOOLLCOMBE, Vicar of Christow, Devon, and grand-son of the late Rear-Admiral Robert Carthew REYNOLDS, of Penair, in this county, whose gallant professional services, and melancholy loss by shipwreck in the North Seas in 1811, must still be fresh in the memory of many.




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