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3 December 1852
At Helston, on Tuesday last, ELIZABETH, widow of the late GEORGE D. JOHN, Esq., and only surviving daughter of the late JONATHAN PASSINGHAM, Esq., of Hendur, in Merioneth, and of Bonython, in this county, aged 60 years.

At Helston, on Friday last, Mr. ISAIAH JAMES, aged 70 years.

At Penzance, on Friday last, Mrs. CARTHEW, aged 102 years; and the daughter of Mr. GEORGE READ, aged 5 years.

At Zimmerman's Cot, near Newlyn west, on Tuesday last, ANNE, wife of Mr. RICHARD CURNOW, aged 34 years.

At Mousehole, on Saturday last, PRISCILLA, daughter of Mr. WILLIAM ROWE, aged 13 years; and the son of Mr. EDWARD AVERY, of the coast guard, aged 4 years.

At St. Ives, on Sunday last, Mr. FRANCIS CRAZE, aged 62 years.

At Angarrack, near Hayle, on the 25th ult., Mr. SAMUEL WEARE, aged 20 years.

At Gwinear, on Tuesday last, the infant daughter of Mr. HUGH STEPHENS, innkeeper.

At Camborne, on the 21st ult., Mr. WILLIAM HARRIS, builder, aged 77 years; and on the 24th, Capt. WILLIAM MICHELL, for many years agent at North Roskear Mine, aged 80 years.

At Rosewarne, near Camborne, on Monday last, after a long and painful illness, Mr. THOMAS HUTCHINSON, for more than fifty years the faithful and attached servant of E. W. W. PENDARVES, Esq., M. P.

At Redruth, on Friday last, Mr. JOHN KITTO, aged 73 years; and on Sunday, Mrs. SPARGO, widow of the late Capt. EDWARD SPARGO, mine agent, aged 53 years.

At Plain-an-gwarry, near Redruth, Mr. JAMES MOOR.

At Bolingey, in the parish of Perranzabuloe, on the 13th ult., Mrs. ELIZABETH LETCHER, of St. Agnes, aged 72 years.

At St. Agnes, on Friday last, Mrs. REBECCA LANYON, aged 29 years.

At Newquay, on Saturday last, the infant son of Capt. JOHN OSBORNE.

At Gustivean, in the parish of St. Columb Minor, on Monday last, after a lingering illness, and much respected, HENRY, second son of Mr. WILLIAM STEPHENS, aged 23 years.

At St. Columb, on the 25th ult., MARGARETTA FORD, eldest daughter of Mr. J. GEAKE, druggist, aged 3 years.

At Barteliver, in Probus, on Friday last, Mr. MATTHEW ANDREW DOBLE, aged 86 years. He was an agriculturist of the first class, and for a long period had been considered as the head of the yeomanry of his district. Having also an aptitude for general business, he was often called to the assistance of his neighbours, and generally acquitted himself to their satisfaction. To the highest integrity, energy, and perseverance, he added the merit of punctuality; and his evenness of temper was the admiration of all who knew him. He lived a life which he could review with pleasure, and he died in peace with all men. His remains were interred in the Probus church ground on Wednesday last, the funeral being followed by a great number of much attached friends, all of whom bore testimony to the high esteem in which he was held, and to the moral worth of his character.

At Pennance, near Grampond, on Saturday last, the wife of Mr. DREW, yeoman, aged 32 years, leaving eight young children to lament the loss of a mother.

At Carrow, in the parish of St. Austell, on Saturday last, MARY, only daughter of Mr. WILLIAM GILBERT, aged 24 years.

At Penpillick, in the parish of Tywardreath, on Saturday last, after a short illness, Mr. RICHARD HAWKEY, aged 72 years, for upwards of fifty of which he was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Society.

At Bodmin, on the 2nd instant, Mrs. RICHARD BLIGH, aged 54 years.

At Lostwithiel, on Sunday last, Mrs. JANE LEAN, late of Fowey, aged 83 years; and on Tuesday, Mary, wife of Mr. HENRY STATTON, millwright, aged 49 years.

At Bude, on the 25th ult., Mr. THOMAS ADAMS, aged 57 years.

At Devonport, on Friday last, Mr. RICHARD BLIGHT, well known for many years as the driver of the Royal Mail Coach from Devonport, aged 66 years.

At Netherton, Devon, on the 17th ult., FRANCES, wife of Sir EDMUND S. PRIDEAUX, Bart.

At his residence, Stoke Newington Green, on the 24th ult., Mr. THOMAS CHUBB, aged 73 years.

At Great Cumberland Place, London, on Saturday last, AUGUSTA ADA, wife of WILLIAM EARL OF LOVELACE, and only daughter of GEORGE GORDON NOEL LORD BYRON, aged 37 years.

At 174 Blackfriars Road, London, on the 20th ult., ZILLAH, aged 16 months, and at W. FARMER's, Esq., No. 77, on the 23rd, FLORENCE GOROYLL, aged 3 years and 3 months, only daughters of F. C. JONES, Esq., M. D.

At Brompton, on the 25th ult., GEORGE STOW, Esq., of the General Post Office, aged 54 years.

At Dowlais House, Glamorganshire, on Friday last, Sir JOSIAH JOHN GUEST, Bart., M. P. for Merthyr Tydvil, aged 68 years.

On board the "Mountaineer," on passage from Quebec, JOSEPH, son of Capt. R.....[?] CARY, of Mousehole, aged 19 years.

At. [.. Jago de Cuba?] on the 2nd of October, Capt. JAMES COUCH, of the "Owen Glendower," of Swansea, eldest son of Mr. WILLIAM COUCH, of Stratton, aged 34 years.


10 December 1852

At Trewen, in the parish of Budock, on the 24th ult., the residence of his son, Mr. ABEL HOCKING, aged 95 years.

At Helston, on the 27th ult., Miss STRONGMAN, aged 70 years.

At St. Ives, the infant son of Mr. THOMAS THOMAS; and the son of Capt. CHRISTOPHER HODGE, aged 3 years.

At Hayle, on the 2nd instant, Mr. NICHOLAS FLOYD, aged 69 years; for upwards of 40 of which he was a consistent member and class leader in the Wesleyan Society.

At Redruth, on Saturday last, the wife of Mr. JAMES PEARCE, aged 25 years; and JOHN RICKARD, only son of Mr. JAMES HAM, aged 2 years.

At St. Austell, on Wednesday last, Mr. JOHN TREGONING, aged 89 years.

At Bodmin, on the 25th ult., Mrs. RICHARD BLIGH, aged 54 years; and on Tuesday last, the son of the Rev. Mr. KELLICK, Wesleyan Minister, aged 2 years.

At Bodmin, on Tuesday last, Mr. RAWLEIGH THOMAS, mason, aged 54 years.

At Fowey, last week, the wife of Mr. T. CORNISH, master of the sloop "United Friends."

At Lostwithiel, on Saturday last, EMILY, youngest daughter of JOHN BOWEN, Esq., aged 26 years.

At Egloskerry, near Launceston, on Saturday last, after a protracted illness, the wife of the Rev. W. A. MORGAN, aged 79 years.

At Stoke, on the 26th ult., after a short illness, the wife of GERVEYS GRYLLS, Esq., aged 54 years.

At Stoke, on Sunday last, ELIZABETH E. KING, eldest daughter of the late Capt. W. KING, R. N.

At Waybrook, on Sunday last, JESSIE, youngest daughter of Mr. THOMAS HUSSEY, aged 10 years.

In London, on the 2nd instant, Mr. JOHN WILLS PASCOE, compositor, late of Penzance, aged 21 years.

On the 30th ult., SARAH EMILY, second daughter of THOMAS POWELL, Esq., of the Gaer, Newport, Monmouthshire, aged 22 years.


17 December 1852

At Treyew, near Truro, on Tuesday last, Mr. STEPHEN ROBARTS, aged 74 years.

At Falmouth, on Monday last, Mr. ANGOVE, formerly a merchant, at that place, aged 78 years.

At St. Mawes, on Monday last, Mrs. VINCENT, relict of the late Mr. HENRY VINCENT, aged 85 years.

At Helston, on the 9th instant, JULIA ANN, eldest daughter of the late Mr. J. S. STANSMORE, formerly of Truro, aged 38 years.

At Penventon, in the parish of Sithney, on Friday last, DOROTHY, relict of the late Mr. B. MANNELL, of Manaccan, aged 69 years.

At Penrose Hill, in the parish of Sithney, on the 9th instant, Mr. WILLIAM BAWDEN, aged 74 years.

At Regent Terrace, Penzance, on Monday last, after a protracted illness, DANIEL TOM, Esq., aged 56 years.

At Penzance, on Saturday lat, NICHOLAS PAUL, youngest son of Mr. E. CORIN, aged 5 years.

At Marazion, on Monday last, Mr. JAMES BOWDEN, aged 50 years.

At Hayle, on the 7th instant, ANN, wife of Mr. ROBERT STICKLAND, aged 49 years.

At Gwinear, on Sunday last, Mr. R. M. SKEWES, aged 19 years.

At Vogue, Redruth, on the 9th instant, Mr. CHARLES GLASSON, aged 83 years; and at Coomb, on Friday last, Mr. W. NANCARROW, aged 60 years.

At Newquay, on Sunday last, EDWIN, third son of the late Mr. ROBERT SLEEMAN, aged 10 years.

At Lanlivery, on the 29th ult., Mr. DAVID ROOKE, aged 36 years; and at Tregony on the 30th, the wife of Mr. WM. ROOKE, late of Penvose, in the parish of Cornelly, aged 67 years; both mother and son were buried at Cornelly on the Friday following.

At Cleers, in the parish of St. Stephens in Branwell, on Tuesday last, Mrs. ALLEN, aged 80 years.

At Bodmin, on Sunday last, after a short illness, the wife of Mr. HAWKE, woollen manufacturer, aged 50 years.

At Fowey, on Friday last, PATTY, wife of Mr. W. HICKS, aged 82 years.

At East Looe, on Monday last, Mr. JOHN COOK, sen., aged 72 years.

At West Looe, on Sunday last, Mr. THOMAS SYMONS, aged 68 years.

At Liskeard, on Monday last, the wife of Mr. NATHANIEL SOWDEN, aged 76 years; AND Mrs. SARGENT, aged 75 years.

At Trebury, near Liskeard, on Sunday last, Mr. SOBEY, at an advanced age.

At Lunstone, near Bude, on the 4th instant, the wife of Mr. JOHN MARSHALL, aged 84 years.

At Launceston, on the 30th ult., the wife of Mr. MATTHEW DERRANT, aged 46 years; and Mr. W. KENNER, aged 48 years; and on the 4th instant, Mrs. BODY, aged 79 years.

At Plymouth, on the 2nd instant, Mr. SAMUEL STANBURY, provision merchant, aged 44 years.

At Modbury, on Tuesday last, Mrs. AVENT, relict of the late JOHN AVENT, Esq., aged 74 years.

At St. Mary's Hill, Ridgway, on the 4th instant, GEORGE EASTLAKE, Esq., formerly of Plymouth, aged 67 years.

At 10 Argyll Place, London, on the 9th instant, ROBERT JAMES CULVERWELL, Esq., M.D., aged 50 years.

At Oxford, on the 2nd instant, SUSAN, wife of Mr. C. T. BANFILL, aged 40 years.

At Wye, Kent, on the 9th instant, ELIZABETH, relict of the late Rev. WILLIAM MORRIS, master of Wye College, and perpetual curate of that place.

On the 5th instant, Mr. CHRISTOPHER BELL, farm bailiff to J. H. VIVIAN, Esq., M. P., Singleton Abbey.

At Queen's House, Barbadoes, on the 31st of October last, of virulent yellow fever, the Rev. EDWARD DIX WOOD, second son of his Excellency Lieut.-General WOOD, C. B., Commander of the Forces in the Windward and Leeward Islands, aged 27 years.


24 December 1852

At Helston, on Tuesday last, MARY ELLEN, daughter of the Rev. S. C. HOOLEY, of London, aged 8 years.

At Madron, on Saturday last, Mr. FRANCIS BATTEN.

At Redruth, on the 16th instant, the wife of Mr. JOHN GLASSON, aged 69 years; on Saturday last, the wife of Mr. ARTHUR P. PAYNTER, aged 71 years; on Sunday, Mrs. THOMAS, widow of the late Capt. MARTIN THOMAS, aged 64 years; and on Monday, Mr. JOHN BRAY, aged 66 years.

At Plain-an-gwarry, Redruth, on the 14th instant, Mr. MATTHEW REYNOLDS, of the Miners Arms, aged 46 years.

At St. Agnes, on Sunday last, after a protracted illness, MARTHA, relict of the late THOMAS OLIVIE PROUT, Esq., aged 53 years.

At Newquay, last week, EMILY, infant daughter of Mr. WILLIAM MOORE.

At St. Columb Minor, on Monday last, Mrs. MARY WILLINGTON, aged 94 years.

At Gerrans, on Wednesday last, Mrs. SUSAN INCLEDON, aged 87 years.

At Portscatha, in the parish of Gerrans, last week, Mr. B. SNELL, aged 80 years.

At Roche, on Saturday last, Mr. JOSEPH HIGMAN, aged 88 years, for upwards of sixty of which he was a member of the Wesleyan Society; and Mrs. PASCOE, aged 66 years; and on Monday last, Capt. STEPHEN COMMON, aged 65 years.

At Bodmin, last week, Mrs. FITZE, aged 34 years; and on Sunday last, after a short illness, Mrs. JEFFERY, aged 66 years.

At Fowey, on Saturday last, much and deservedly respected, Mrs. MOYSE, widow of the late Capt JOB MOYSE, aged 80 years.

At Exeter, on the 12th instant, Mr. J. P. QUICK, the respected traveller of the house of Messrs. Kent and Co., 11 Great Marlborough Street, London.

At 11 Walton Villas, Brompton, on Saturday last, after a long illness, PETER BORTHWICK, Esq., aged 49 years.

In Montague-square, London, on Monday lst, JULIA MARGARET, third daughter of AMBROSE GODDARD, Esq., aged 13 years.

At St. Kogree, near Gibraltar, in Spain, on the 28th of November, Mr. S. C. OSLER, formerly of this county.

At Boromonsville, Darlington, Upper Canada, on the 11th of October last, JAMES, son of Mr. PETER TRELEAVEN, sen., of Trethevey, Lanlivery, in this county.

At his brother’s Commercial House, Sault Ste. Marie, Lake Superior, Michigan, North America, on the 30th of September last, after a short illness, Mr. HENRY TRELEASE, late of Linkinhorne, in this county, aged 23 years.

Drowned during a storm, on the voyage from Liverpool to Calcutta, in February last, THOMAS SIDLEY, youngest son of Mr. H. G. DREWE, of Penzance, and late of Swansea, aged 17 years.


31 Decameber 1852

At Devoran, on Friday last, where she had gone a few days previously for change of air, ELIZABETH, wife of Mr. RICHARD JAMES, hatter, of Falmouth, aged 55 years.

At Penryn, on Sunday last, Mrs. REBECCA GILL, late of Truro, aged 76 years.

At Falmouth, on Saturday last, after a few days' illness, aged 61 years, RICHARD CHARLTON, Esq., a borough magistrate, and formerly H. B. M. Consul at the Sandwich Islands, which responsible situation he filled for twenty years.

At Helston, on Monday last, after a long illness, and sincerely regretted by most of his townsmen, Mr. CHARLES READ, draper, aged 64 years.

At Wendron, on Tuesday last, the wife of Mr. J. JENKIN, aged 25 years.

At Bone, in the parish of Madron, on Friday last, MARY HARVEY, daughter of Mr. PENGELLY, aged 4 years.

At Marazion, last week, Mr. JOHN ROWE, aged 79 years.

At Hayle, on the 19th instant, Mr. HENRY CHINN, aged 37 years; and the infant daughter of Mr. JOHN WEARNE.

At Redruth, on Saturday last, Mr. RICHARD SYMONS, jun., ironmonger, aged 30 years.

At Vogue, Redruth, on Tuesday last, Mr. SAMUEL SIDGEMORE, aged 73 years.

At St. Agnes, on Saturday last, PRISCILLA, wife of Mr. JOHN TREGELLAS, aged 37 years; and on Monday, Mr. WILLIAM WILLIAMS, aged 53 years.

At St. Mawes, on the 22nd instant, aged 73 years, Mrs. PHILIPPA PETERS, wife of Mr. J. PETERS, postmaster of that place for the last thirty years;- she was of active business habits, very just in her dealings, and friendly to the poor, amongst whom she will be much missed.

At St. Mawes Castle, on Saturday last, Mr. CHARLES DIXON, corporal of artillery, aged 70 years;- he had served his country with great credit, had medals for some of the great battles in the Peninsula, did his duty in the field at Waterloo, and enjoyed the otium in the castle for several years, very creditably to himself, and obligingly to all who had occasion to visit it.

At St. Austell, on the 23rd instant, Mr. JOHN VERCOE, tailor, aged 60 years.

At London Apprentice, in the parish of St. Austell, on Sunday last, JOHN MAY, eldest son of Mr. WILLS, innkeeper, aged 10 years.

At Fowey, on Monday last, Mr. SAMUEL HEWETT, formerly postmaster of that town, aged 90 years.

At Lerren, in the parish of St. Veep, Mr. G. ISBELL, late of Fowey, aged 82 years.

At Leigh, in the parish of Pillaton, on Sunday last, Mr. RICHARD OLVER, aged 76 years.

At Porthmisson, near Padstow, on the 23rd instant, Mr. HENRY WILLIAMS, aged 74 years.

At Tregonnett, in the parish of Southhill, on the 17th instant, ELIZABETH, relict of the late Mr. JAMES HENWOOD, of Greenswell, in the parish of St. Mellion, aged 85 years.

At Hopping's Place, St. Sidwell's, Exeter, on the 19th instant, W.
WREFORD, Esq., late of Cleaveanger, Devon, aged 86 years.

At 36 Upper Harley Street, London, on Saturday last, ANNA MARIA POLE, youngest daughter of the late Sir CHARLES MORICE POLE, Bart, of Aldenham Abbey, Herts, aged 49 years.

In London, on the 21st instant, aged 76 years, THOMAS RICHTER, Esq., Assistant Director of the Phoenix Fire Office, to the service of which company his energies and rare and highly estimated abilities had been devoted more than sixty years.



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