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Friday, 6 Jan


A Cattle Market will be held at Tregony, on the 15th, and Penzance, on the 19th day of January.

Friday, 13 Jan


Missionary Bazaar - We understand that the Wesleyan Missionary Bazaar, which was held last week at St. Ives, produced £50 clear profit.

St. Ives - We are informed that the new road from Trelyhon is now open to the public, and that it is one of the pleasantest roads of its length in the country.


At St. Ives, the wife of Mr. Thomas Shaw, draper, of a son.


At Penzance, on the 5th instant, the wife of Mr. Benjamin Carbis, aged 73 years.

At St. Ives, of consumption, Mr. John Daniell, late master of the “Sheldrake,” of that port, aged 22 years.

Friday, 20 Jan


At Penzance, on Tuesday, the lady of the Rev. T. H. Vyvyan, of a son

Friday, 27 Jan


St. Ives
It is truly said that “we live in an age of improvement”, and a more striking proof of the justness of the remark cannot be pointed out than the New Road leading from Hayle into this town. It is notorious, that from time immemorial the road to St. Ives has been so proverbially bad, as to be dreaded by travelers, especially by those who traveled in carriages. For nearly a mile there was a steep hill to descend, the declivity of which was from 16 to 20 inches in a fathom, and so narrow (in some places not more than ten feet) that carriages could not freely pass each other. Large stones would frequently tumble out of the hedges, and, from its narrowness, the [lo]ods often injured the road, so as to endanger the lives of travelers. The present New Road is about 25 feet wide, with a foot-path of 5 feet in addition; and its declivity averages about 4 inches in a fathom. The men are now employed in cutting down the hill from Tregenna Place, and making a road through the Terrace, to join the above New Road already made; and when the work is completed, the egress from St. Ives will be as easy and pleasant as from any town in the county. The expense of the last work is to be defrayed by a parish rate.


At Penzance, on Monday last, the lady of John Rescorla, Esq. of a son.


On the 26th instant, at St. Buryan, Mr. H. Grylls, sen., aged 71 years.

On the 12th instant, in the Workhouse, Penzance, Nicholas Brewer, at the advanced age of 90- he was in the full possession of his faculties to the last, and only confined to his bed for three days preceding his decease.

On the 17th instant, at Penzance, Elizabeth Barnicoat, aged 83 years, the last 56 of which she had continued uninterruptedly a faithful servant, in the Penneck family for three generations; she died at the house of the Rev. Henry Penneck, with whose grandfather she first went to live in the year 1781. An instance of attachment alike honorable to all parties.

At St. Ives, Kitty Perkin, aged 38 years.

Friday, 3 Feb


parish of Lelant
At the house of Mr. Hemmings, Innkeeper, Penzance
Family house, occupied by Mr. Legg Jennings Street
ground, 70 feet by 46 feet, adjacent
dwelling house, occupied by Mr. Murton, watchmaker with garden
dwelling house, occupied by Mr. Barnes, shoemaker, with garden
fee in reversion after the deaths of 3 lives, dwelling house, occupied by Mr. Thomas, Mason
Leasehold tenement in Nut Lane, in Lelant, 6 acres of land, occupied by Mr. Dunstan, whose tenancy expires on Michaelmas next.
Mr. Edmonds, Solicitor, Penzance Jan. 27 1837


On Thursday, the 2nd instant, at Penzance, Mrs. J. Harvey, of a son.

On Wednesday last, at Penzance, Mr. Reynolds, aged 72 years - for 25 of which he was town-crier and chapel clerk. Also, Mrs. Corin. Also, Mary Rosina, the infant daughter of Mr. Charles Crocker, upholsterer, aged 19 months.

At Penzance, on Thursday last, from a violent attack of influenza, Elizabeth, wife of Captain James Tonkin, aged 71 years.

Friday, 10 Feb


St. Ives
On the 31st ult, was launched from the yard of Mr. W. Clibbett, senior, a fine brig about 170 tons burthen. She went off the stocks in fine style, and was named "George" after the owner, George Williams Esq. merchant, St. Ives. The Influenza has caused this little place to appear almost desolate; there is scarcely a house but a portion of its inmates are confined; and the places of worship on Sunday presented empty pews.


I have often seen the poor almost wholly disregarded, and borne by a few infirm persons scarcely sufficient to take the body to the grave. Who can look on such things without observation, in a great town like Penzance? Where the poor are infirm and afflicted, should not proper persons, I would ask, be provided to assist at the funeral? I mention this, that the remains of the poor may be respected. Should not the Doctor and the Overseer attend the funeral?

I am, Sir, your obedient servant, OBSERVER
Penzance, Jan. 28, 1837.


At the Mount’s Bay and Western Hotel, in Penzance, the little Tenement, part of TREDAVOE, now in the occupation of Richard RODDA, and which lately fell in hand on the death of Nicholas RODDA. Messrs. Paynter and Gurney, Solicitors, Penzance


At Penzance, Mrs. Geo. Jennings, of a son.


At Penzance, Mr. T. Wallis, aged 79 years.

At Chyandour, near Penzance, Mrs. Woolcock, aged 80 years.

At Penzance, on Thursday, after a lingering illness, Thomas, eldest son of Mr. W. Curnow, aged 12 years.

On Sunday last, at Penzance, of Influenza, at the age of 80 years, Mrs. B. Martyn, a faithful and highly-valued servant for a period of 30 years in the family of the late John Rogers, Esq. of Penrose, in this county. Her strong attachment and affectionate solicitude for the welfare of each member of the family were such as is rarely met with; and while they were fully appreciated will cause her to be ever remembered with affectionate gratitude. Her end was peace, resulting from a firm trust in Jesus as her Saviour.

At Ludgvan, Mr. H. Thomas, aged 30 years.

Friday, 17 Feb


Serious Accident
On Monday last, something having gone wrong with the machinery at the Penzance gas works, a man named Walter Pender, in the employ of the company, went down, in company with another man, to rectify it; and on the ascending, Pender, from the impurity of the air, it is supposed, fell from the ladder and was so dreadfully injured, that in the case of his surviving the accident, he is not likely to be able to obtain his livelihood.


Last week, at Penzance, Miss N. Read, aged 86 years; her father, mother and three sisters each lived above 80 years.

At Penzance, on Wednesday the 15th instant, Mrs. Richard C[?] aged 71 years.

At Penzance, on Sunday, after a lingering illness, Mary, second daughter of the late Mr. Robt. Branwell, aged 27 years.

At Chyandour, suddenly, Mrs. Woolcock, aged 80 years.

At St. Ives, of influenza, Amy Stevens, widow, aged 70 years. Also, Judith Shugg, aged 81 years.

Friday, 24 Feb


On Monday the 13th instant, a man named Matthew Dansell was committed to Bodmin, by S. Borlase,Esq. of Castle Horneck, on a charge of stealing a woolen shirt and a pair of trowsers from a person called Andrew Stevens, at Ding Dong Mine.


At Penzance, on Wednesday last, the wife of Mr. Organ, saddler, of a daughter.


On Friday last, at Penzance, Walter Pender, whose accident at the Gas works was recorded in our paper of last week.

Friday, 3 Mar


THE PAROCHIAL CLERGY of this County, are respectfully informed that Copies of the Rules, Subscriptions, and other Proceedings of the Exeter Diocesan Church Building Association have been transmitted to:

The Rev. J. S. Hawker Stratton
C. H. Lethbridge Launceston
J. Serjeant Callington
J. Lakes Liskeard
J. Bower Lostwithiel
J. Wallis Bodmin
H. Stoneman St. Columb
W. J. Kirkness St. Austell
J. L. Lugger Tregony
W. Molesworth St. Breock
E. Dix Truro
J. Sheepshanks Penryn
D.Coleridge Helston
J. M. Hawkesley Redruth
T. Vyvyan Penzance

From whom they may be received for each Clergyman’s own use or distribution in his own Parish.
St. Gluvias, March 1, 1837


On the 24th ult, at St. Ives, Mrs. James Boase, of a daughter; also, Mrs. Rowe, of a son.


On Wednesday last, at St. Ives, Mr. John Painter, aged 81 years. On Thursday, Mrs. Goodman aged 67 years, Mrs. Ann Couch, aged 81 years, and the infant son of Mr. William Veal, aged 6 months.

Friday, 10 Mar


St. Ives On Wednesday se’nnight, Mr. John Tremearne and Mr. James Rosewall were elected , and Mr. Vivian, Mr. P. Williams, and Mr. John Richards, Auditors for this borough for the coming year.


At Penzance, on Saturday the 26th ult, Mrs. A. Jeffery, of a daughter.

At St. Ives, Mrs. Elizabeth Hoskin, of a son—Mrs. Mary Varnell, of a daughter—Mrs. Mary Ann Resuggan, of a daughter—Mrs. Jane Carter, of a son—Mrs. John Ninnis, of twins.

At St. Ives, the Lady of Thos. Tremearne, Esq. of a son, since dead.


At St. Ives, Mr. John Perry to Miss Charlotte Bohenna.


At Penzance, on Friday last, the Rev. Wilkinson Stephenson, Wesleyan Minister, aged 34 years. His end was peace.

At Penzance, on Tuesday last, Mrs. Rillstone, aged 66 years.

At St. Ives, Mr. Sidney Richards, aged 85 years.

On the 3rd instant, in the Workhouse, Penzance, where she had been an inmate for 10 years, Hope Reseigh, in the 94th year of her age.

Friday, 17 Mar


On Monday last, the following melancholy event occurred at Penzance. A girl about eight years of age, named Snivers, in the absence of her mother, was about to take a blower from before the fire when her clothes accidentally ignited and burnt her so dreadfully that she expired on the following morning.


On Saturday last, at Penzance, Mrs. J. P. Vibert, of a daughter.

On Saturday last, Mrs. Charles Uren, of Wheal Rose, of twin daughters.


Last week, at St. Ives, Mr. Thomas Kernick to Miss Jane Hicks.


At Penzance on Tuesday last, Mrs. Batten, relict of the late John Batten, Esq.

On Sunday last, at Penzance, Nanny Ninnis, at the advanced age of 100 years and 5 months. To the last she was in possession of her mental faculties; and till within the last few weeks, was enabled to walk about; she could also read the smallest print without the aid of spectacles, and was for upwards of 60 years a steady and consistent member of the Wesleyan Society.

Friday, 24 Mar


Wesleyan Missions Anniversary
On Sunday, the Rev. Messrs. Williams, Maebraer, and Robert Newton[?] preached at the Methodist Chapel, Penzance, to crowded congregations. It is supposed that Mr. Newton’s audience consisted of upwards of 2,000 persons, who listened with the greatest attention to the impressive and eloquent discourse. The following evening, the public meeting was held, when the audience was more numerous, if possible, than on the preceding occasion. The speeches delivered appeared to produce a deep impression, and the collections amounted to £140, being £60 more than at the last anniversary. On Tuesday morning, there was a public Missionary breakfast in the vestry adjoining the chapel, at which 135 persons were present, who were highly delighted with the speeches delivered by the gentlemen of the Deputation.

On Sunday, the Rev. Messrs. Young and Bustard preached two excellent sermons in the Wesleyan Chapel, St. Ives, in the aid of these missions; and on Tuesday, at noon, the Rev. Robert Newton preached an eloquent and impressive discourse to a large and respectable congregation, who, to testify their respect for the Rev. Gentleman, closed their shops and suspended business for the remainder of the day. On the same evening, the eighteenth anniversary of the society was held in the spacious Wesleyan Chapel, which was filled with such a mass of people as have seldom been witnessed& The spirit of liberality manifested on this occasion is without parallel in this county. In addition to the collections, which amounted to £145.0s.4d, the sum of £57 was placed on the platform, as the produce of a ladies’ bazaar, making the total mount received in aid of the funds £202.4s.4d.

Fatal Accident
On Monday last, a young man called Wm. Angwin, working in Carn Leskis mine, in the parish of St. Just, fell 26 fathoms, and was instantly killed.


Church Preferment
WANTED to Purchase with a prospect of early possession, the NEXT PRESENTATION in a LIVING, producing a clear income of from Seven to Twelve Hundred Pounds per annum. The Western part of Cornwall would be preferred.

Letters containing full particulars may be sent (post-paid) to Messrs. Richards and Millett, Solicitors, Penzance, who are authorized to treat for the same.
Dated March, 1837


At St. Ives, Mr. Peter Curnow, to Miss French.

At St. Mewan, on Thursday last, by the Rev. C. Hocker, Mr. Praed, hairdresser, &c, of St. Ives, to Amelia Paul, second daughter of Mr. John couch, yeoman, of the former parish.


At Helleston, on Sunday evening last, after an illness of long standing, and much occasional suffering, George Simon Borlase, Esq., F.R.S. deputy-lieutenant of his county, in the forty-sixth year of his age. The early death of this lamented gentleman will be felt, not merely as a private, but as a public loss. As an active magistrate, ever ready to lend his best exertions to the cause of improvement, as the friend of every useful and benevolent institution, and as the strenuous promoter of every object calculated to advance the best interests of the county, and raise the general standard of intelligence among the people, he will be sincerely regretted by all who shared his labours, or are capable of appreciating their utility. In his native town, more particularly, and its immediate vicinity, the independence of his character, his public spirit and liberality, will long be remembered in their effects, no less than in the grateful recollections of the inhabitants. Of the many permanent records by which his practical worth may be estimated, it may be sufficient to notice the schools at Huel Vor, founded, supported, and to a considerable extent endowed, for the children of the miners in that populous district, by his persevering zeal and beneficence; and many similar undertakings directly as well as indirectly conducive to the advancement of religion and piety, either effected, commenced, or only frustrated by his premature decease, bear testimony equally honourable to his character. He took much interest in the pursuits of science, and numbered among his friends Davies, Gilbert, Dr. Paris, and many other individuals distinguished in the scientific world.

At Penzance, on Tuesday last, Mr. Nicholas Tremewen, aged 79 years.

Friday, 31 Mar


CORNWALL LENT ASSIZES Tuesday March 28 [condensed]
Philip Corin, 23 charged with the manslaughter of Thomas Rodda. On Saturday, the 30th of July, Thomas Rodda went to Penzance to meet his daughter with a mule and a cart. He waited till the evening and was disappointed by her not coming. He stopped at Chyandour-bridge, and met the defendant. Corin requested a ride home with him, to which Rodda objected. The cart fell on Rodda; he was injured. In the morning he sent for his brother; the doctor was called, but he died the next Monday. Deceased made a long statement to his brother, which differed widely from the evidence given by William Hinson and John Smith, witnesses. Rodda was very inebriated, and was blind in one eye; defense maintained he upset the cart himself. “The Judge very ably and clearly recapitulated the evidence to the Jury, who, after a consultation of a quarter of an hour, returned a verdict of not guilty.”

John Thomas, 17, charged on oath with having feloniously stolen a straw hat from a van in St. Buryan, property of Thomas Gilbert. Guilty, transported for seven years.

John Hampden, 20 indicted for having stolen one wollen shirt, from Wheal Fortune mine in the parish of Ludgvan, the property of Albert Wearne. The prisoner was fully convicted of the theft, and sentenced to six weeks imprisonment.

Mary Ann Cheller was charged on oath with having on the 25th of February last, kept and maintained a certain common, ill-governed, and disorderly house at Chyandour, in the parish of Madron. She was found guilty, and sentenced to 3 months’ imprisonment, and to enter into her own recognizance for £100 for 3 years.

Henry Weymouth, late of the parish of Gulval, innkeeper, was remanded until next circuit, to amend his schedule.


Newlyn, St. Hillary, St. Just, and Creed
To be let by private tender, for one year, and so on from year to year, determinable by either party on six month’s notice, and subject to control of the High Court of Chancery

All the Messuage and tenement called ST. JUST TENEMENT 36 acres of land, in the personal occupation of Rev. Edward RODD, D.D.
that Estate called HIGHER PENBERTHY, in St. Hillary, now in the occupation of Anthony WILLIAMS.
ANDREW’s TENEMENT, in Newlyn, 40 acres of land, occupied by William GLANVILLE
JAME’S TENEMENT, in Tregugian, in all about 11 acres, occupied by Simon SEARE
Water Grist Mill called PROBUS MILL, with dwelling-house and meadow, occupied by Edward KENDELL.
Apply to Mr. CHILCOTT, Solicitor, Truro


At Wendron, on Tuesday last, Mr. Thomas Leggoe, of Zennor, to Miss Eliza Treloar, of Wendron.


At Penzance, on Wednesday last, Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. Pool, Star Hotel, aged 12 years.

Friday, 7 Apr


At Gulval, on Friday the 24th of March, Mrs. Victor, of a son.

At St. Ives, Mrs. Ann Stevens, of a daughter.


At St. Ives, Mr. Hannibal Thomas, to Miss Grace Thomas.


At Penzance, on Saturday last, Mr. Gosset, aged 67 years.

On the 30th ultimo, at Penzance, Mrs. Dinah Bodilly, aged 74 years, relict of the late Mr. Richard Bodilly, of the Fire Engine Inn, of that town—deeply lamented by all her family, and regretted by a large circle of friends who had the pleasure of her acquaintance, her end was peace.

Friday, 14 Apr


Penzance Quarter Sessions
On Friday last, the usual great Sessions of the Peace for the borough of Penzance were held before Walter Coulson, Esq., Recorder, and the Magistrates of the town. There was only one criminal case, that of a boy for stealing a watch, who was found guilty and sentenced to six months imprisonment and hard labour.

News for the “No Popery” Men
A Catholic Chapel has been opened in Penzance for the accommodation of the members of that body.

The annual vestry for examining the Overseers accounts &c, was held, at the Work-house, on Friday the 31st ult. the accounts having been read over, gave great satisfaction, and passed unanimously. Mr. M. Williams was continued as Assistant Overseer at the usual salary, and Mr. Elvans, Governor, at £20 per annum. A select vestry was also appointed.

On the Wednesday following, the Way-wardens’ accounts were examined, and a board of 20 householders for the repair of the highway were appointed.


At St. Ives, on the 6th instant, Mr. Nicholas Ninnis, to Miss Elizabeth Harvey.

At St. Ives, on Monday last, Captain William Anthony, of the schooner “Active,” to Ann, daughter of Captain Edward Clark, of that place.


At St. Ives on Tuesday last, Mary Williams, widow of the late Clement Williams, aged 74 years.

Friday, 21 Apr


At Penzance, on Wednesday last, the lady of the Rev. Charles Moore, of a son.

Friday, 28 Apr


At St. Ives, on the 22nd instant, the wife of Capt. John Stevens, of the brig “Lamb,” of a son.

At St. Ives, on the 24th instant, the lady of Samuel Hockin, Esq. Surgeon, of a son.


At St. Ives, Mr. John Cogar, to Miss Jane Morris.


On Tuesday, the 11th instant, at Longton, aged 39 years, after a short but severe illness, the Rev. John Edmonds, Wesleyan Minister, formerly of St. Buryan, near Penzance. He had been a member 23 and a minister 14 years of the Wesleyan Methodist connexion. As a Christian he was a man of deep and fervent piety, unaffected humility, and uniform consistency; as a friend he was interesting, ingenuous, and kind; and as a minister, zealous, faithful, and affectionate… A vast concourse assembled to witness the interment, at Longton church, on the 14th instant, which was attended by numbers of office bearers and members in the Wesleyan connexion, anxious to pay a tribute of respect to the memory of their departed minister.

At St. Ives, on the 24th, Judith Hingston, aged 31 years. also, Lydia Daniell, wife of Captain Robert Daniell, of the brig “William and Mary,” of this port, aged 23 years.

Friday, 5 May


The Wherry Mine
The first annual meeting of the shareholders in this peculiarly-situated and most interesting mine, in Mount’s bay, was held on the mine, on Monday, the first instant, when it appeared an engine-house with all other requisite erections have been completed. A new forty-inch engine with boilers, &c. is also in such an advanced state as to be ready for work in the course of a fortnight; and a bridge or stage has been built, extending from the engine 80 fathoms beyond high-water mark into the sea, where a strong wooden shaft has been raised 12 feet above the highest spring tides. The progress made in this mine in less than twelve months, from the commencement of operations, gave universal satisfaction. We make the following extracts from the report of the Directors, and the other proceedings of the day:

“The directors have much pleasure in stating that after considerable difficulties they had to contend with at the onset, they succeeded in securing to the undertaking the valuable service of Capt. Nicholas Vivian, a mine-agent of the first celebrity in the county; whilst they were also fortunate enough to have the engineer’s department presided over by Mr. Samuel Grose. Nothing is due from the mine for any supplies to the end of March inclusive; by such prompt payments the concern has had the advantage of cash prices.

But for the unprecedented state of the weather through the winter, added to the delay in the delivery of castings, the mine would have been working before this. It is, however, pleasing to find that the erections, even when incomplete, withstood the severest gales; and now that the shaft is built up to its full height, and the bridge extended to its full purposed limits, the shareholders can have no reason to anticipate the possibility of damage or obstruction from any weather in future. Nearly the whole of the castings have been at length delivered, the engineer calculates that the engine will be completed, so as to attach to the flat rods [in a] fortnight, and that the communications with the shaft, with shears, bobs, &c. will be effected so that the engine may be made to work, and the shaft in a state of clearing up by the middle of June.

Among the resolutions of the day, thanks were voted to the resident directors for their valuable services, which they were requested to continue; and Henry Pope, and Joseph Raleigh, Esquires, of Manchester, were appointed honorary directors, to facilitate communication between the directors of the mine, and the shareholders in Lancashire.
From a correspondent.


At North Hill, on Tuesday last, the 2nd instant, by the Rev. Rodd, Mr. John Chester, jun. of Penzance, to Jane, fourth daughter of Reginald Jenkin, Esq. of Penhole, in this county.


At Penzance, on Monday last, the infant son of Mr. Gruzelier, aged 13 weeks.

Friday, 12 May


Helston Flora Day This ancient festival was celebrated with its usual gaieties on Monday last. The street dancing commenced about 1 o’clock, and was led by Mrs. T. P. Tyacke, and [?] Millett, Esq. of Penzance. The ball was opened by Mrs. G. N. Simmons, and C. W. Popham, Esq., and dancing was kept up with great spirit till a late hour.


At St. Ives, Mrs. John Williams, of a son; also Mrs. Thomas William Miner, of a son; and the wife of Capt. Thomas Richards, of the schooner "Agnes", of a son.


At St. Ives, Mr. Edwin Searle to Miss Philippa Moyse, both of Torquay, Devon.

On Sunday last, at Madron, Mr. Wm. Harriss, only son of Capt. William Harriss, of Rose-Hill, to Selina, second daughter of Mr. Andrew Harvey, watchmaker, Penzance.


At Penzance, on Monday last, Mrs. Hambleton, aged 67 years.

Friday, 19 May


At St. Ives, on the 15th instant, Mr. Clement Williams, to Miss Betsey Rogers.

At Madron, on Tuesday, by the Rev. Mr. Pennock, Mr. James Eathorne, of Penzance, to Elizabeth, only daughter of Mr. Matthew Read, of the same place.


At Penzance, after a long illness, on Sunday last, the eldest son of the Rev. J. Fussell.

At St. Ives, on the 14th instant, Mrs. Catharine Couch, aged 89 years.

Friday, 26 May


At Budleigh Vicarage, Devon, the residence of his father, the Rev. A. Stapleton, Mr. Ambrose Stapleton, late of Penzance.

Friday, 2 Jun


Suddenly at Penzance, on Wednesday last, Mr. John Newton, butcher.

At Paul, on the 21st ult., Mr. John Kneebone, aged 53 years; for upwards of 40 of which he was an excellent and useful member of the Wesleyan Methodist Society in that place; his end was peace.

Friday, 9 Jun


Saint Ives
On Monday last, Samuel Phillips, alias Moram, was sent away from this town, to Bodmin gaol, for two months imprisonment to hard labour, for disorderly conduct.


At Penzance, on Sunday last, Mrs. Farquharson, of the Western Hotel, of a son.

At Penzance, Mrs. Fetcher, of a daughter.


At Madron, on Thursday last, by the Rev. Mr. Pinnock, __Ew... Esq., of Liverpool, to Miss Cooper, daughter of Lady Cooper, of Penzance.

At Madron, on Tuesday last, by the Rev. Mr. Pinnock, Samuel Pidwell, Esq., to Miss Batten, daughter of the late John Batten, Esq. of Penzance.

At Madron, on Wednesday the 7th instant, by the Rev. Francis Gregory, vicar of Mullion, D. B. Bedford, Esq. second son of the late Capt. J. Bedford, to Frances, fourth daughter of Thomas Bolitho, Esq., the Coombe, Penzance.

Friday, 16 Jun


Child Dropping
On Thursday night last, between ten and eleven o’clock, a newborn female infant was left in a basket at the door of a house occupied by Mr. John Thomas, conveyancer, &c, at offices in Parade Passage, Penzance, The party who brought it there knocked at the door and immediately decamped, leaving the basket, with its contents, as a present to a female who resided in the house. The child has been removed to the workhouse, where it will be taken care of, and it is hoped that there will soon be some clue to the discovery of the unnatural mother.


On the 10th instant, at Polmenick, at Madron, after a protracted illness which he bore with great composure and resignation, and highly respected by an extensive circle of friends, Mr. James Glasson, yeoman, for many years a member and liberal supporter of the Society called Bible Christians.

At Penzance, on Tuesday last, Mrs. Thomas, relict of the late Mr. John Thomas, aged 70 years.

Friday, 23 Jun

[Little local news due to the death of the King.]

Friday, 30 Jun


Proclamation of the Queen
The procession formed in front of the new Guildhall at one o’clock, and the Proclamation was read at the following places starting at two o’clock. .... The festivities of the day closed with a splendid dinner at the Union Hotel.


At Alverton, Penzance, the lady of Thomas Paul, Esq.