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1856 DEATHS

MAY



2 MAY 1856, Friday


At Truro, on the 1st instant, respected and lamented by all who knew him, Mr. James WILSON, actuary of the Truro Savings Bank, and agent of the Truro Shipping Company, which situations he had filled for a great number of years, to the entire satisfaction of every person connected with him; -- aged 70 years.

At Truro, on the 24th ult., the wife of Mr. Peter MITCHELL, share broker, aged 53 years.

At Truro, on Friday last, Frederick, son of Mr. ARNOLD, aged 4 years; and on Tuesday, Augustus James Russell, youngest son of Mr. J. P. ENDEAN, ironmonger, &c., aged 3 years.

At Falmouth, on Friday last, James, son of Mr. John DUNNING, aged 1 year.

At the Commercial Inn, Budock, on the 19th ult., Ellen Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. W. G. MARTIN, aged 5 years.

At Chyandour, on the 20th ult., Mr. John OLIVER, aged 47 years; and on the 22nd, at the Quay, Mr. Wiulliam John LANYON, aged 38 years.

At Sithney, on Friday last, Mr. Richard JAMES, aged 34 years.

At Newlyn West, on the 2nd ult., the son of Mr. Thomas RICHARDS, cooper, aged 4 years; and on Friday last, Philip, infant son of Mr. Philip ROFFIGNAC.

At Lock, in the parish of Lelant, last week, Elizabeth, only daughter of Mr. Richard HALL, aged 12 years.

At Camborne, on Monday last, Bessy, eldest daughter of Mr. JOSE, aged 5 years; and on Tuesday, suddenly, Mr. John BONNETTO, of St. Blazey, aged 35 years.

At Mount Charles, in the parish of St. Austell, on Tuesday last, Mrs. Ann GEORGE, aged 56 years.

At Charlestown, on Sunday last, the wife of Mr. Henry ROWE,, aged 49 years.

At Fowey, the infant son of Capt. W. GRAHAM; and the infant daughter of Mr. Joseph PAIN, carpenter.

At West Looe, on Wednesday last, Ann, daughter of Capt. P. BARTLETT, of the schooner "Hope," aged 5 years.

At Bodmin, on the 21st ult., Mrs. Catherine SCANTLEBURY, mother of Mr. William SCANTLEBURY, confectioner, aged 91 years; and on the 22nd ult., Mr. James TOY, of Helston, aged 30 years.

At Liskeard, Mr. John WILLS, late a farmer in the parish of Quiethiock, at an advanced age.

At St. Neot, on the 18th ult., Mr. William SWEET, aged 75 years.

At Boscastle, on the 22nd ult., Mr. William Henry BOASE, aged 67 years

At his residence, St. George's Villas, Canonbury, on the 22nd ult., the Rev. John BEECHAM, aged 69 years, for twenty-five of which he was one of the Secretaries of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society.

At 56 Herbert Street, London, Frederick, eldest son of Mr. Robert RICHARDS, late of Penzance.


9 may 1856, Friday


At Truro, on the 1st instant, Caroline, daughter of Mr. TRESTAIN, carpenter, aged 26 years; on Sunday, James, son of Mr. Simon TREWHELA, aged 16 years; and on Wednesday, the wife of Mr. DAVEY, dairyman.

At Sheldon Cottage, Perran Wharf, on the 30th ult., Anne H. Stewart, only child of Mr. H. C. CARNELL, aged 2 years.

At Flushing, on Wednesday last, Mr. HAYMAN, for many years postmaster, of that place.

At Breage, on the 30th ult., Mr. John GLASSON, aged 75 years.

At Wendron, on Saturday last, Mr. William TRELOAR, aged 55 years; and Mr. James JEWELL, aged 60 years.

At the Folly, Penzance, on Saturday last, Caroline, infant daughter of the late Mr. Richard TRESIDDER; and at Park Corner, on Sunday, the infant son of Mr. Andrew HYDE.

At the Lizard, on the 1st instant, Mary Ann, daughter of Mr. MOODY, aged 2 years.

At Lower Lariggan, on the 29th ult., Mrs. Sally MACKINNON, aged 63 years.

At Camborne, on the 1st instant, James, son of Mr. James WEEKS, aged 1 year; on Friday last, John Smith, son of Mr. WALES, aged 4 years; on Saturday, Miss Catherine VIVIAN, aged 23 years; and Henry, son of Mr. Henry WEBB, aged 2 years.

At Redruth, on Sunday last, Mrs. Mary DENNIS, widow, aged 78 years; and the wife of Mr. H. YOUNG, aged 44 years.

At North Country, near Redruth, on Tuesday last, Capt. Sampson UREN, aged 66 years, for many of which he was agent at the Treleigh Consolidated Mines.

At Scorrier, on Friday last, Mr. John MARSHALL, aged 57 years, for many of which he was head gardener to Michael WILLIAMS, Esq., M. P., of Trevince.

At Carharrack, on the 1st instant, Mr. Abraham PRYOR, aged 62 years.

At Penwinnick, in the parish of St. Agnes, on the 26th ult., Mrs. Elizabeth HOOPER, aged 78 years.

At Mevagissey, on Friday last, Mrs. Joanna BALL, aged 34 years.

At Kestle, in the parish of St. Ewe, on the 29th ult., Mrs. Grace JOHNS, aged 60 years.

At the house of her son-in-law, Mr. W. VERCOE, draper, St. Austell, on Sunday last, Mary TRUSCOTT, relict of the late Mr. John HAMBLY, of Bodmin, aged 76 years.

At the Union House, St. Austell, on Monday last, Mr. Joseph ROBERTS, hatter.

At Fowey, on Friday last, the infant daughter of Mr. J. PAIN, carpenter, aged 2 years.

At Windsor Cottage, Bodmin, on the 28th ult., deeply regretted, Mrs. KEMPTHORNE, widow of the late James KEMPTHORNE, Esq., age 76 years.

At Bodmin, on the 28th ult., Mr. John WHITE, of the "London INN," aged 41 years.

At Helston, in the parish of Lanteglos by Camelford, on Friday last, Melicent Jane, youngest daughter of Mr. John SECCOMBE, aged 2 years.

At Liskeard, on the 25th ult., Augusta Elizabeth, only child of Mr. W. P. KEAST, merchant, aged 14 years.

At St. Germans, on the 27th ult., Mr. J. PETERS, sen.

At Padstow, Mr. William WILLIAMS, aged 18 years; and on Sunday last, Mr. John SHEPPARD, aged 76 years.

At Treator, near Padstow, the infant child of Mr. Hender PEARSE.

At St. Issey, Mr. Henry STONE, at an advanced age.

At his residence, Bridge Street, Blackfriars, London, Dr. CLUTTERBUCK, formerly of Truro, aged 90 years.

At the Jolly Caulkers, Deptford Lower Road, Rotherhithe, London, on the 24th of January last, the eldest daughter of Mr. George ROOKE, aged 3 years; and on Tuesday last, the eldest son of the above, aged 4 years.

At his residence, Dublin, Captain KEMPSTON, harbour master of that port, and late commander of the "Foyle," steamer.


16 MAY 1856, Friday


At Prince's Street, Truro, on Tuesday last, suddenly, Mrs. HUDDY, widow of the late Mr. J. S. HUDDY, aged 70 years.

At Truro, on the 5th instant, James, eldest son of Mr. HOWE, boot and shoe-maker, aged 27 years; on Saturday last, Mrs. A. M. VINTON, aged 61 years; and on Wednesday, Mr. James WICKS, aged 38 years.

At Tremodale Cottage, Penryn, on Monday last, Capt. Leslie BOULDERSON, R.N., aged 75 years.

At Tresillian Bridge, near Truro, on Tuesday last, Mr. Charles DAVIS, merchant, aged 54 years.

At Falmouth, on the 7th instant, Ellen, daughter of Mr. Richard BRIMACOMBE, painter, aged 1 year; and on the 8th, Charles Samuel, son of the late Mr. Charles TELLER, merchant, of the West Indies, aged 9 years.

At Falmouth, on Monday last, Alice Maude, only child of Mr. PRIOR, draper, aged 1 year.

At St. Mawes, on the 7th instant, the infant child of Mr. James DASH, pilot.

At Penzance, on the 7th instant, Mr. William CLARKE, aged 47 years.

At Marazion, on Monday last, Mrs. Elizabeth BLEWETT, aged 72 years.

At Lyn Vue, Newlyn West, in the parish of Paul, on Sunday last, Mr. William TONKIN, aged 94 years.

At Mousehole, on the 8th instant, William Roberts, infant son of the late Mr. William SEMMENS.

At Hayle, on Sunday last, Mrs. BAKER, aged 85 years.

At Whitehall, near Scorrier, on the 6th instant, Mr. Wm. GOLDSWORTHY, aged 62 years.

At Chace water Hill, on Friday last, James, son of the late Mr. Peter GROSE, aged 17 years.

At Green Bottom, in the parish of Kenwyn, on the 8th instant, Mrs. OPIE, relict of the late Capt. OPIE, of Chacewater, aged 76 years.

At Roche, on Friday last, Mr. John DYER, aged 22 years.

At Melrose, Camelford, on the 2nd instant, Mrs. Mary KENT, aged 81 years.

At Coleridge, near Knackersknowle, on the 8th instant, Mrs. Catherine WEBB, widow of the late Mr. Edmund WEBB, formerly of Wisewandra, in this county, aged 78 years.

At Plymouth, on the 8th instant, after a short illness, Miss Hester TRETHOWAN, aged 18 years.

At London, on the 4th instant, Mr. William BARKELL, son of the late Capt. BARKELL, of Wheal Betsy Mine, Mary Tavy, aged 61 years.

In London, on the 8th instant, John Husband, eldest son of the late Mr. Roger ROWE, of Laneast, in this county.

At Hafod, near Devil's Bridge, Wales, on Sunday last, Agnes, youngest daughter of Mr. William TREGONING, aged 4 years.

At Brussels, on the 7th instant, Arthur Vaughan Donnithorne, eldest son of Christopher Arthur HARRIS, Esq., of Hayne, in the county of Devon.


23 MAY 1856, Friday


At Truro, on Friday last, Mr. Thomas VINCENT, aged 47 years, for eighteen of which he was in the employ of Mrs. HEARD and Sons, and was much and deservedly respected by all who knew him.

At Truro, on Sunday last, after a long and painful illness, much lamented, Mr. Hamilton D. MARTIN, chemist and druggist, aged 44 years.
At Penryn, on Friday last, Mr. Thomas PEARCE, printer, aged 75 years.

At Nance, St. Martin, near Helston, on the 13th instant, Mr. Joseph WILLIAMS, aged 80 years.

At Penzance, on Friday last, Margaret, wife of Mr. William RODDA, aged 57 years; on Saturday, Mary, wife of Mr. John BENNETTS, aged 54 years; on Sunday, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. John HAMILTON, aged 65 years; and on Monday Mrs. Mary BEARE, aged 63 years; and on Wednesday, Edward, son of Mr. James TREZISE, mine agent, aged 8 years.

At Tremenheere, in the parish of Ludgvan, on Monday last, the wife of Mr. Richard TONKIN.

At Trevarrick, in the parish of Gulval, on Friday last, the infant son of Mr. John LAWRY.

At Penderleath, in the parish of Towednack, on Sunday last, Mr. John Quick CURNOW, aged 21 years.

At St. Ives, Mrs. Nancy WILLIAMS, aged 59 years; and the infant daughter of Mr. Charles PAYNTER.

At St. Erth, on Sunday last, Mary, wife of Mr. William BIRCH, late of Australia, aged 30 years.

At Camborne, on the 8th instant, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. Thomas BRAY, aged 27 years; on the 13th. Mrs. Susan MARTIN, aged 51 years; on the 14th, Margaret, wife of Mr. George SMITH, aged 60 years; on Friday last, Elizabeth Ann, daughter of Mr. W. ROBERTS, aged 14 years; and on Tuesday, Mr. Francis Hocking SMITH, aged 22 years.

At Redruth, on Tuesday last, the infant daughter of Mr. W. WILLIAMS; and Mr. James JONES, aged 55 years.

At Forgue, near Redruth, on Friday last, Miss TIPPET, aged 29 years

At Veryan, on Friday last, at the residence of his daughter Mrs. STRIPP, Mr. John CHELLOW, merchant, late of St. Ives, aged 66 years

At St. Columb, on the11th instant, Mr. Richard MASTERS, of the St. Columb School, aged 43 years.

At Shepherds, in the parish of Newlyn East, on Wednesday last, Mrs. Elizabeth MIDDLETON, aged 80 years.

At St. Austell, on Sunday last, much repected, Mr. Martin RALPH, aged 76 years, for many of which he was foreman at the St. Austell Foundry

At St. Blazey, Mary Ellen, wife of Mr. George JULIAN, jun.

At Bodmin, on the 11th instant, Sophia, wife of Mr. Martin MAGOR, aged 31 years; and on Saturday last, Thomas Philip, only son of Capt. RICH, aged 3 years.

At Pool Cottage, near Camelford, on the 15th instant, Mr. Nicholas HAWKEN, aged 66 years.

At Forda, in the parish of Lanteglos by Camelford, on Saturday last, Mr. Edward SECCOMBE, aged 71 years.

At Liskeard, on the 13th instant, Charles Henry, eldest son of Mr. James SYMONS, aged 6 years.

At Moorswater, near Liskeard, on the 14th instant, Mr. Richard COAD, aged 72 years.

At Launceston, on the 14th instant, Mrs. LUNEY, mother of the Rev. Prebendary LUNEY, aged 98 years.

At Plymouth, on the 10th instant, Servington SAVERY, Esq., of Hayford Hall, in the county of Devon, aged 69 years.

In Chesham Street, Belgrave Square, London, on the 11th instant, Julia Elizabeth, eldest daughter of James Wentworth BULLER, Esq., of Downes, Devon.

At Ceylon, George Tempest, eldest son of the late Rev. H. E. GRAHAM, rector of Ludgvan, near Penzance.

On his passage to Europe, on the 10th of February last, on board the "Monarch," Major General Sir Wm. Henry SLEEMAN, K.C. B., aged 68 years. He left Truro in 1808, and having diligently studied the various dialects of Bengal, Persian, and Arabic, and having early exhibited administrative talents of a superior order; he was for many years entrusted with the management of some of the most intricate and delicate political complications of our Eastern Empire. He held as long as his failing health permitted, the most responsible office of British President at the Court of Oude, and so ably performed its duties as to retain the entire confidence of three successive Governor's General of India. It was mainly in consequence of his reports to the government on the irretrievable of Oude to British rule was determined on; the carrying out of the details of which he was compelled to resign to his sucessor General OUTRAM. He was generous, amiable, and talented man, and was beloved by all who knew him.

At Melbourne, in February last, George, eldest son of Mr. Thomas ROWE, plumber, formerly of Penzance.


30 MAY 1856, Friday


At Merther, near Truro, on the 18th instant, Mr. Wm. CLYMA, late of Bodmin, aged 67 years.

At Penzance, on Monday last, Mr. CHELLOW, aged 51 years.

At Falmouth, on the 19th instant, the infant son of Mr. Richard JANE, cabinet maker.

At Bodrifty, in the parish of Gulval, on the 15th instant, the infant daughter of Mr. Michael TREMBATH.

At St. Just in Penwith, on the 15th instant, Mrs. Peggy THOMAS, aged 86 years.

At St. Ives, Mr. James NINNIS, aged 18 years; and Mr. Richard COCKING, aged 77 years.

At Botallack, in the parish of St. Just in Penwith, Mr. Richard OATS, aged 46 years.

At Cripple's Ease, in the parish of Towednack, on Sunday last, Mr. Robert CURNOW, of the Engine Inn, afed 50 years.

At Illogan Downs, on Friday last, Miss Martha PEARCE, schoolmistress, aged 44 years.

At Camborne, on Friday last, William Henry, son of Mrs. Phillipa BRAY, aged 5 years; and on Tuesday last, William Henry, son of Mr. Stephen BENNETTS, aged 3 years.

At Portreath, on Friday last, Mr. Henry WILLOUGHBY, aged 18 years.

At Redruth, on Sunday last, Charity, relict of the late Mr. James BROKENSHIR, formerly of Penryn, aged 70 years.

At Wheal Rose, near Scorrier, on Monday last, Catherine, daughter of Mr. John SYMONS, aged 7 years.

At St. Columb, on the 21st instant, Emma, eldest daughter of Mr. Thomas ANDREW, relieving officer, aged 19 years.

At Shop, in the parsih of St. Columb Minor, on the 22nd instant, Mr. William WILLIAMS, aged 77 years.

At St. Austell, on Monday last, after a long illness, Mrs. THOMAS, relict of the late Mr. Rueben THOMAS, draper, aged 83 years.

At the residence of Mr. William VEALE, St. Austell, where he was on a visit, after a short illness, Mr. Clement JACKSON, of Looe, who was a member of the society of Friends.

At Dubwalls, on the 18th instant, Mr. W. EDE, aged 76 years.

In Eaton Square, London, on the 18th instant, the wife of E. DIVETT, Esq., M.P.

At the Cottage, near Kensington Palace, on the 12th instant, Mrs. BEVERLEY, aged 87 years. She lived many years as lady's maid with the first Lady de DUNSTANVILLE, since her death she has resided with old and inseparable friends, Mr. and Mrs. BECKHAM, (the latter having been many years her companion as lady's maid with the Hon. Miss BASSET, late Lady BASSET) and who attended upon her during her illness with the affection and solicitude of a sister. Mrs. BEVERLEY enjoyed an annuity of (pounds) 100 a-year since the death of Lady de Dunstanville, in 1823, which was left her by the noble and excellent Lord de Dunstanville.




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