transcribed and compiled by Sue Dent, OPC for Lansallos
It is contemplation to establish a society, upon the model of that excellent institution, the Marine Society of London, for clothing, educating, giving religious instruction, and fitting for sea, the neglected children of poor sailors and fishermen in the western parts of Cornwall, to be called "The Mount's Bay Poor Sea Boy's Society." The Marine Society, since their first institution, have educated and sent 72,000 men and boys to sea, and they have at this time 170 stout healthy boys on board their ships, wither fit for the king's or merchants service.
Married.] At St Stephens, Mr. J.N. ASHWOOD, surgeon, of Brosely, Salop, to Miss FRANCE, daughter of Lieut. FRANCE, R.N. - At Redruth, Mr. John BEVAN, assay master, to Miss Mary PRYCE - At Illogan, Mr. Thomas WALTERS, of St. John's, Swansea, to Miss Mary REYNOLDS, of Portreath - At Fowey, Mr. BROAD, of Padstow, surgeon, to Miss BROWN of Fowey - At penryn, James HENDY. esq, solicitor, of Truro, to Miss PAUL, daughter of the late Rev. Richard PAUL, of Magwen - At St. Winnow, Mr. John CARDELL, of Lower St. Columb, to Miss Sarah WENTWORTH.
Died.] After a lingering illness, at Newnham House, near Truro, Captain WOOLRIDGE, R.N. - Miss MILLS - At Camelford, Mr. Wm. SCOTT - At Helston, Mr. REED, 63 - At Fowey, Mr. BROAD, of Padstow - At St. Ives, Mrs. P. Grenfell, 24 - At St. Teath, 93, Mrs. Elizabeth SMART - At Poundstock, Mr. Nicholas PENFOUND.
The Mayor of Launceston, R. PENWARDEN, esq. has begun some judicious improvements about the castle, with a view to the employment of the prisoners. They are clearing away the rubbish from the ancient gateways; and the green, which on one side commands an extensive prospect, will be formed, by the labour of these culprits, into a very pleasant promenade.
Married.] At Mavagissey, Mr. Joseph ALLEN, to Miss DUNN - At Falmouth, Mr. BRABANT, to Mrs. Mary LEEKE.
Died. At Falmouth, Thomas WILSON, esq. formerly of Truro - Mrs. ELLIS - At Penzance, Mrs. BERRYMAN - At Truro, Mrs. BRAY.
Births.] At East Looe, Mrs. J. BICKFORD, of a daughter - At Boscastle, Mrs. SLOGGART, of a daughter.
Married.] At St. Clement, L.H. POTTS, esq. to Miss Mary Ann WRIGHT, of Lambesso - At St. Colomb, Mr Benjamin BUIN, of Gorran, to Mrs. JEWELL.
Died.] At East Looe, Mrs. Elizabeth WALTER - At West Looe, Mrs. HEARLE, 76 - At Fowey, Miss WOLCOT, the last of the family of the celebrated Peter PINDAR - At Middle Amble, St Kew, Mrs. HAMBLY, relict of Edmund HAMBLY, of Pool Hall, Menheniot - At Padstow, Thomas RAWLINGS, esq. 62, one of his majesty's justices of the peace for this county - At Tolvan, Miss Elizabeth O'DOGHERTY, eldest daughter of the late Col. O'DOGHERTY.
Married.] At Launceston, Mr. John GEAK, to Miss HAWKEY - Mr. FLAMANK, to Miss ROWE - At Madron, Mr. JENNINGS, of Birmingham, to Mrs. FREEMAN, of Penzance - At Callington, Mr. WEBB, of Tavistock, to Miss PETHICK, of the same place - At Redruth, after a courtship of thirty years, Captain Richard REMFRY, 63, to Miss Fanny EDWARDS, 61 - At Liskeard, Lieut EDE, R.N. to Miss Susan ADAMS, of that place.
Died.] At East Looe, Mrs. EDEY, 78 - At Bodmin, Mr. Hender MOUNTSTEVEN, 35 - At Camelford, Wm. DINHAM, esq. 66, senior alderman of that borough - At Bashill, near Launceston, Mrs. LANE - At Castle Horneck, near Penzance, Marianne MAPLETON, eldest daughter of the Rev. Geo. TREWEEK - At Padstow, Mr. John LODDER, 60.
The ferry from Padstow to St. Minver has lately been much improved by the proprietor, who has erected, on a rock in the middle of those exposed sands, a house and a stable, for the accomodation of passengers and their horses, where a signal is made for the boat. Heretofore, passengers crossing this ferry were obliged to stand exposed to the inclemency of the weather.
Birth.] At Nansloe, the lady of Philip Vyvyan ROBINSON, esq. of a son and heir.
Married.] At Probus, Rev. T.R. WINSTANLEY, to Miss STACKHOUSE, of Trehane - At Kenwyn, Mr. William BARLOW, of Truro, to Miss H. TRELEAVEN, of Penzance - At Talland, Mr John JOHNS, to Miss Ann LONGMIRD, Both of Polperro. [Transcriber's Note - She was actually Ann LANGMAID]
Died.] At Trawolgie, near Redruth, Mr. Wm. JENKIN, 82 - At Camborne, Mrs. Ann ODGERS, of Redruth - At Callington, Capt. William NICHOLLS - At Grampound, Mr. William SIMMONS, 82 - At Trewanta Hall, near Launceston, Mrs. HOCKEN, 80 - At Truro, Mrs. HILL.
Married.] At Launceston, Mr. GREENAWAY, to Mrs. MORGAN - At St. Columb, Mr. John TINK, to Miss PAINARD - At St. Austell, Mr. William HARRIS, to Miss Catherine NICHOLLS - At Beerferris, C. WILKINSON, esq. of Rose-in-vale, near Truro, to Miss Margaret ROSS of Wigtown, N.B. - At St. Feock church, Edward CARLYON, esq. major in 66th infantry, second son of Thomas CARLYON, esq. of Tregrehan, to Anna Maria, eldest daughter of Admiral SPRY, of Place and Killiganoon - At Stratton J. ROSE, esq. of Poughill, to Miss BRAY, daughter of Richard Burdon BRAY, esq. late sherriff of Cornwall.
Died.] At Kea, Mr. William BRAY, 96 - At Truro, Mrs. ROBERTS, wife of Matthew ROBERTS, esq. of Lemellien in Probus - James Brydges WILLIAMS, esq. 48, a magistrate, deputy-lieutenant of the county, and lieut. colonel of the royal Cornwall militia - At Camborne, Elizabeth, wife of the Rev. J. RICHARDS, 69 - At Lewannick, Mrs. Catherine EVANS, 98 - At Helston, at the advanced age of 93, Richard JOHNS, esq.