MEVAGISSEY CHURCH YARD

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Mevagissey Old Cemetery looking up across the gravestones

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1…..Sacred to the memory of Peggy Organ the wife of William Organ

who died on the 24th October 1819 aged 26 years

Blessed are the dead which died in the Lord +

 

2….Sacred to the memory of Richard Hocking of this Town who

departed  this life on the 6th April 1816 aged 51 years

Also Eleanor wife of the said Richard Hocking who

died March 9th 1837 aged 78 +

 

3….Sacred to the memory of Jennifer Shepheard who departed this

life April 5th 1812 aged 52 years

Also James Shepheard husband of the above who

died July 27th 1838 in the 80 year of his age

Also James son of the above who died February 5th 1807 aged 13 years

And Jennifer daughter of James and Jennifer Shepheard December 2nd 1825 +

 

4….Sacred to the memory of Ann Morris who departed this

life December 11th 1888 aged 73 years

Also to Timothy???? Memory of Joseph Furse her son who was

drowned in 1803 aged 13 years

And of Ann daughter of the above and widow of Rev of T Childs

who died June 10th 186? Aged ???+

 

5….Sacred to the memory of Dorothy the wife of Hugh Hocking of this Town

who departed this life on 20th April 1727 aged 84 years

Also Melchizedek Hocking son the above named who departed this life on

the fist day of April 1833 aged 84 years ? +

 

6….This stone is erected  in memory of Elizabeth the beloved wife of

Samuel Craggs of this Town who departed this life  on 7th September 1847

in the 28 yr years of her age

Husband and babe farewell Tho now no more we meet beyond old Jordan

swell may we each other great Brothers and sisters dear tho may you ready

stand The welcome sound to hear sit there on my right hand and when we all

shall meet with  Christ our heavenly King we’l worship at his feet and loud

 hosanna sing +

 

7….In loving memory of Mary Anna  the beloved daughter of

Thomas and Jane Williams of St Austell who fell

asleep in Jesus July 19th 1877 aged 10 years and 9 months +

 

8….This stone is erected in memorial of Jane beloved wife of Joseph Body 

of this Town who departed this life on 22nd of December 1849 in the 29th

year of her age

O follow me ??? earnest she cries her voice from heaven is descending and soon

 shall the conflict be over my ministering spirit delighted shall greet thy approach

 to the heavenly shore to be over and ever re-united +

 

9…. Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth the wife of William Hocking of

this Town who died July 23rd 1836 aged 49 years

Also William Hocking husband of the above who

died December 3rd 1844 aged 64 years +

 

10…. In loving memory of Sally wife of William Hocking who fell

asleep in Jesus April 10th 1881 aged 60 years +

 

11….In memory of Richard Henry son of Thomas and Susan Burns of this

Town who was drowned at Bristol on October 30th AD 1865

aged 19 years and 2 months

Do not cry for me dear parents I am bound for a better land +

 

12….Sacred to the memory of Thomas Richards who

died February 23rd 1875 age 79 years

Also Elizabeth Ann his wife  who died September 28th 1878 aged 77 years 

Their end was peace +

 

13…. Sacred to the memory of Thomas Kendall  son of Thomas and Jane Kendall

 of this Town who died on the 13th November 1843 aged 3 years and 7 months

 Also John Kendall son of the said Thomas and John Kendall who departed this

 life November 27th 1843 aged 51 years and 10 months +

 

14….In memory of John the son of James and Rebekah Ann Barbery

who died June 29th 1863 aged 2 years and 2 months

Also Laura daughter of the above died July 22nd aged 6 years and 6 months

Also William second son died August 4th 1863 aged 4 years and  6 months +

 

15….To the memory of Grace Mander the wife of Thomas Mander of this Town

 who departed this life on 20th April 1816 aged 79 years

Also  Thomas Mander who departed this life on August 24th 1819 aged 71 years+

 

16….I know that my redeemer liveth In affectionate remembrance of Ann the

 beloved wife of Walter Langford Williams of Portmellon in this Parish

who died March 26th 1869 in her 61st years

Looking unto Jesus

Also of the above  Walter L Williams who died at

Portmellon 21st October 1882 aged 76

Also Sophia Susan wife of Philip Samuel Allen and daughter of the

above died July 25th 1892 aged 42 years

He giveth his beloved sleep +

 

17…. Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Allen  wife of Anthony Allen

of this Town who departed this life on 26th March 1850 in the 75 year of her life +

 

18….In memory of James Dunn who died August 8th 1842 aged 88

Jane his wife died March 2nd 1832 aged 70

And of their children Josiah died November 10th  1810 aged 26

Jane died August 13th1849 aged 64

James died November 26th 1831 aged 46

Walter died July 21st  1849 aged 60

Matthew died September 23rd 1818 aged 26

Edmund died March 1st 1871 aged 76

Samuel died January 24th  1882 aged 84

Louisa died January 5th 1812 aged 11

And Cordelia died November 18th 1859 aged 57 +

 

19….Sacred to the memory of James Dunn of this Parish who departed

this life on 26th November 1834 aged 17 years

Also Ann wife of the above who died March 18th 1841 in the 43? Year of her age.

 Blessed are dead who die in the Lord +

 

20…Sacred to the memory of Edward Baker who departed this life on

the 28th August 1839 aged 67 years

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints

Also Agnes wife of the above who died February 22nd 1846 in t

he 69 year of her age

Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

 

21….Here liest the mortal remains of Elizabeth the wife of Philip Condy of

 Cheesewarne in this Parish who departed this

life on the 1st January 1841 aged 64 years +

 

22….In memory of John Pollard who died on the 10th June 1848 aged 78 years

 Also ????Pollard brother of the above who died 2nd July 1850 aged 78 years +

 

23….In Affectionate remembrance of Joseph Lobb of Mevagissey

who died on Sunday April 7th 1873 aged 69 years.

Yea thou I walk through the valley of shadows of death I will fear no evil for thou

 art with me thy rod and staff thou comfort me

Also Priscilla wife of the above died May 20th 1881 aged 78 years +

 

24….In memory of George Fittock who died December 22nd 1791 aged 66 years +

 

25…. In loving memory of Elizabeth wife of Charles Chesterfield

who died December 10th 1865 aged 36 or 86 years

Also their two children Elizabeth aged 4years

And Elizabeth aged 10 months +

 

26…. Here rest the remains of Thomas Doidge //////////////////////////////////////////

 

27…. Sacred to the memory of Edward Baker who departed this 

life on the 28th August 1839 aged 67 years 

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his????

Also Agnes wife of the above who died 

February 22nd 1846 in the 69 year of her age 

Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord +

 

28…. Sacred to the memory of Nicholas Lelean of this Town 

born July 12th 1769 and departed this life October 7th 1849 

Also Catherine the beloved wife of the said Nicholas Lelean born June 1st 1767 

and departed this life on the 23rd September 1849 

Them that sleep in Jesus will God bring with him Heaven gives us friends to bless

 the present scene resumes them to depart to prepare us for the next 

And William B Lelean son of the above who 

departed July 12th 1854 aged 52 years +

 

29…. In memory of Margaret daughter of Stephen and Margaret Carveth of

 Lancallen in the Parish of Gorran who died at Mevagissey 

April 2nd 1870 aged 79 years +

 

30…. This stone is reared in memory of James Hill son of James and Ann Hill of

 Penwarne in this Parish who departed this life on 15th May 1850 aged 27 years

 Also James Hill father of the above who died June 19th 1862 aged 80 years 

And also Ann his wife who died January 19th 1861 aged 83 years +

 

31…. Here lieth the body of Charles Thomas of this Parish who 

departed this life on 29th day of October in the year of our 

Lord 1830 in the 78 years of his age +

 

32…. Sacred to the memory of Jane the daughter of John and Catherine Mills of this

 Parish who departed this life the 29th January 1849 aged 70 years 

Also Catherine Mills mother of the above Jane who departed this 

life June 20th 1853 aged 84 years 

Also Elizabeth Lelean daughter of the above who 

died April 28th 1891 aged 85 years At rest +

 

33….Sacred to the memory of Ann Hill the daughter of James and Ann Hill 

of this Parish ////////////////////////////////////?

 

34….In memory of Thomas Ball////////////////////////////////// 

Also Elizabeth///////////////?

 

35…. Sacred to the memory of Thomas Jago merchant who was drowned  on his

 Passage from Liverpool to Glasgow  the 18th June 1850 and was brought here 

to be interred  on the 30th Inst?? aged 58 years 

Also Catherine his beloved wife born 2nd March  1802 died 29th 

March 1874 aged 72 

Also Thomas Sampson Jago I.S.O. H.B.M/ Consul general son of the above who

 died at Bournemouth September 21st 1915 aged 79 +

 

36….Sacred to the memory of Mary Elizabeth daughter of 

Thomas and Catherine Jago of this Town who died 14th September 1838 //////// 

Sacred to the memory of Stephen Rice son of Thomas and Catherine Jago  

who died at Liverpool on the 9th day of December 1844 

and was interred here underneath on the 21st of the same month aged 8 weeks +

 

37….In loving memory of William Henry Harris who passed over 

February 25th 1825 aged 57 years 

Also Jane widow of the above who fell asleep March 30th 1893 aged 76 years  

To live in hearts is not to die +

 

38….To the memory of Harriet Ann the daughter of Joshua and Agnes Rawe 

of this Town died on the 31st day of December 1829 aged 10 months 

Also in memory of Mary Ann daughter of Andrew and Bessie Harvey 

died  on the 8th day of March 1833 aged 18 months +

 

39…. Sacred to the memory of Betsy Rawe daughter of Ehud and Elizabeth Rawe

 who departed this life January 12th 1835 aged 21 years 

She frequently longed to be gone to join the blessed spirits above to sit on

 Emmanuel’s thrown and called to love come Jesus come quickly 

she cried and then to the world bade /////////////////// +

 

40…. Sacred to the memory of Richard Nocholls  late of this  Town and 

Trevenning in Gorran who after a loving and //// which he bore with patients 

and was called to ///// 

Also Margaret relation of the above who died  June 27th1877 aged 61 years +

 

41…. In loving memory of Henry Michell died  October 19th 1866 aged 78 years

 Also Elizabeth Dalby daughter of the above died March 19th  1834 aged 3 years

  Also Frederick Michell PH .D. M. P .S. son of the above died 

November 17th 1871 aged 38 years 

He giveth his beloved sleep +

 

42….In loving memory of Thomas Pearce of this Town who 

died January 28th A.D. 1868 aged 59 years. +

 

43….T.P.1868 +

 

44….To the memory of Robert Thomas of this Parish who 

died July 6th 1863 aged 89 years +

 

45….Sacred to the memory of Mary Ann Thomas daughter of 

Robert and Louisa Thomas of this Town who died on 

the 3rd March 1843 aged 9 and 11 months 

Also Robert Thomas son of the said Robert and Louisa Thomas who 

departed this life April 17th 1843 aged 4 years and 7 months +

 

46….Sacred to the memory of Henry the son of Thomas and Catherine Wills Pearce

 who died March 1st 1840 aged 6 months of this Town beneath this stone 

a sleeping infant lay to earth his body 

Also to the memory of their other children deceased brothers of the above+

 

47…. Good to the memory of Thomas Hicks of this Town who 

died on 2nd February 1846 aged 69 years 

Also Frances the wife of Thomas Hicks who 

died 22nd of November 1845 aged 61 years 

We have suffered on our /////////////////////////// +

 

48….This stone is reared in memory of Richard Dyer of this Town who departed

 this life the 31st May 1849 in the 55 year of his age I have left a World where woo

 and sin swell on wards as a river and gained a World where I shall rest in peace

 and joy for ever 

Also William Dyer son of the above who was unfortunately drowned off Holyhead

 November 28th 1849 age 18 years Low in the caverns of the deep beside some

 coral dead he lies wrapped in the sea weeds there to sleep till from the grave of

 death  he rise yes he who came to bless and save shall rise him from this watery

 grave +

 

49….Sacred to the memory of Ann Melhuish of this Parish who 

died April 29th 1834 aged 72 years 

Also James Melhuish husband of the above who 

died June 19th 1834 aged 79 years +

 

50….In loving memory of Philip Henry Thomas late of Barton who fell 

a sleep at Rock Cottage Pentewan December 6th 1931 aged 69 years +

 

51….Sacred to the memory of Joseph Furse born March 18th  1866 

died May 3rd 1926 

Also of Ellen his beloved wife born November 4th 1862 

died March 23rd 1927 

Foe thou from out born of time and place the flood may bear me far, 

I hope to see my pilot face to face when I have crossed the bar +

 

52….To my beloved Minnie Jane Hickey who fell a sleep 

at Mevagissey September 9th 1918 +

 

53….In loving memory of Elizabeth Mahala  beloved wife of 

Charles William Michell died 29th November 1918 aged 47 years 

Also of the above Charles William Michell 

died 14th December 1937 aged 71 years +

 

54…. In loving memory of James William Quick who 

died at Portmellon February 18th 1925 aged 71 +

 

55….Sacred to the memory of Eliza Snerris died January 22nd 1914 aged 84 years

 Also Jessie Mabel Cregoe died May 13th 1948 +

 

56….Ellen Ushwell 1850 to 1916 She lived for others +

 

57….In memory of Mary Ann the wife of Thomas Gregor and daughter of 

Millie? Ann Hodge of Pruppa in the Parish of St Austell who departed 

this life on the 28th day of April 1836 aged 36? +

 

58…. Sacred to the memory of John Clark of this Town who 

died August 18th 1818 aged 72 years 

Also Will Mott wife of the above who departed  this life on 

the 30th November 1818 aged 70years  

And Joanna their daughter wife of Phillip Chatham who died at 

Reddish Mills near Stockport July 9th 1835 aged 42 years +

 

59…. This stone is reared in memory of Jane the beloved wife of   James Lee and

 daughter of John and Susan Furse if this Town who 

died March 11th 1869 aged 28 years 

Also George son of the above name John and Susan Furse who was drowned 

on his passage from Bemarara to Bristol March 18th 1867 aged 22 years +

 

60…. In memory of Elizabeth Relict? of Peter Furse of this Town who 

died March 11th A. D. 1861 aged 77 years 

There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God  

and erected by her daughter Mary Ann wife of John Foard +

 

61…. Sacred to the memory of Mary Ann Beel the daughter of 

John and Elizabeth Beel who departed this life 23rd of June 1838? +

 

62…. In memory of Joseph Williams who died January 26th 1837 aged 63 years

 Also Mary Relict of the above who died October 27th 1862 aged 81 years 

Far from this World of toil and strife there present with the Lord 

The labours of their mortal life end in large reward +

 

63…. In memory of Joseph the beloved son of Joseph and Cordelia Kymbrell who

 died July 12th 1863 in his 6th year 

Jesus said suffer little children and forbid them not to come unto me for 

of such is the Kingdom of Heaven +

 

64….Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth the widow of Joseph Kymbrell 

of this  Town who died 29th June 1828 aged 81 years +

 

65…. Sacred to the memory of Ann the beloved wife of John Kymbrell 

who died March 29th 1845  aged 55 years +

 

66…. Sacred to the memory of Jonathen Barron of this Town who departed this life

 on 21st day of October 1843 aged 61 years 

Dear wife see how my  life is passed my love to you so long did last weep not for

 me /// for now take, but love my children for my sake weep not for me my children

 dear the time will come  you must sleep here death will come and die on mu/// and

 with our Father  sleep in dust +

 

67….Here lieth the body of Jon Barron of this Town who departed this 

life the 17th day of June 1780 aged 34 years 

Here lies the man whose life is at an end the best of husbands and most sincere

 friend who rest I  hope as I do hope to be happy  with him  to all eternity +

 

68….Memory of Joseph Lobb who died on 18th day of November in year of our

 Lord 1802 aged 33 years 

My husband dear lies under here with patience he resigned his soul to God when he

 thought  fit at this appointed time

 

69….In memory of Patience the beloved wife of John Oliver who 

departed this life January 17th 1861 aged 46 years +

 

70…. In affectionate remembrance of  Louisa wife of William Barron 

who died August 13th 1878 aged 43 years 

Also of Edith their beloved daughter who died  August 17th 1873 aged 2 years 

We all do///////////////////////////////// +

 

71….There shall be a resurrection of the dead In Affectionate remembrance of 

Mary Relract of John Scantlebury of this Town who 

died March 27th 1866 in her 90th year 

Also John son of the above  who died February 2nd 1870  aged 60 years 

Not lost but gone before 

Also Mary Bryant daughter of the former died July 1st 1873 aged 61 

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy 

Also John Ernest son of John and Emma Scantlebury who 

died July 13th 1873 aged 13 months 

For such is the Kingdom of Heaven +

 

72….Sacred to the memory of Anthony Allen who fell asleep in Jesus 

February 6th 1819 aged 81 

You must be///////////////////////////////+

 

73….In memory of James Allen of this Parish who departed 

this life  February 22nd 1800 aged 68 years +

 

74…. Here lies the body of Thomas Henna who departed this life 

the 6th day of January in the year of our Lord 177? Aged 69 years 

Here also lies the body of Agnes his wife who departed this 

life 20th day of November in the year of our Lord 1766 aged 60 years +

 

75….In memory of Annie Davies of this Parish who departed this life 

on 21st day of /////? 

Also Sarah Davies who died 1849 aged 51 years 

Also Hiever? Davies///////////// +

 

76….Emma Louisa died May 8th 1882  aged 5 years  +  

 

77…. In memory of John Over formerly of this Parish born May 31st 1807 

and Died at Kestle in the Parish of St Ewe April 3rd 1872 requiescat? in peace 

Also Eliza his wife died February 23rd 1881 aged 75 years 

Also John their eldest son who was lost by the foundering of the 

ship Wellington in the Java Straights January 1878 aged 45 years +

 

78…. Sacred to the memory of Ann the beloved wife of Edward Parnell Over of this

 Town who departed this life on the 22nd of October in the year 

of our Lord 1846 aged 28 years 

Also Grace Parnell Over mother of the above who departed this life 

on the 1st October in the year of our Lord 1842 aged 68 years 

John Over the husband of Grace Parnell Over was supposed to be drowned 

on his voyage from Mevagissey to Portsmouth October 29th 1812 +

 

79…. Sacred to the memory of Thomas Over of this Parish who departed this life

 November 15th in the year of our Lord 1799 in the 60th year of his age 

To Heaven I hope my husband goes in to him I hope to come in love we lived in

 peace he died life was desired by God denied 

Also Mary the daughter of John and Grace Over who departed 

this life on 25th December 1801  aged 18 +

 

80…. In memory of Kezia? wife of Edward Rackett who 

died July 2nd 1859 aged 50 years 

Erected by their son Edward Barnes Racket Master Mariner 

She being dead yet speeketh 

Also of the above named Edward Rackett who died January 26th 1818 aged 73 years

 Watch therefore for he know not without /// h our Lord does come 

This stone was re-erected by Percy Edward Rackett grandson 

of the above Edward Rackett +

 

81…. Sacred to memory of James Harris of this Town who 

died on the 5th March 1832 aged 77 years 

Also Catherine wife of the said James Harris who departed 

this life on the 20th April 1848 aged 86 years +

 

82…. In memory if John Harris of this Town who 

died at Pentewan November 5th 1863 aged 66 +

 

83…. Sacred to the memory of Fanny Jane the daughter of

William and Elizabeth France Retallack who died May 22nd 1860 aged 4 years 

For of such is the kingdom of Heaven 

Also Elizabeth the daughter of the above who died May 25th 1867 aged 8 years +

 

84…. Sacred to the memory of Ann the wife of Thomas Johns of this Town 

who died on 21st November 1846 aged 63 

Thomas Johns husband of the above who died on 

HM ship Cambrian the 6th June1942 aged 61 years +

 

85…. This stone is reared in the memory of Peter Furse son of 

William and Ann Furse of this Town who departed this 

life on the 17th August 1843 aged 10 years and 5 months +

 

86…. Sacred to the memory of Eliza the beloved wife of Walter Barbery 

who departed this life on the 25th day of November 1843 aged 27 years 

Farewell my husband dear my friend a dieth I no longer wish to sauy with joy to

 meet a similar day in the bright real of day +

 

87…. Sacred to the memory of Thomas Marshall of this Town 

who died 20th day of May 1826 aged 64 years 

Also Ann Marshall the beloved wife of the above who 

died on the 24th November 1846 aged 74 years +

 

88…. In memory of George Kingston late of this Town who died of Cholera 

July 28th 1849 aged 66 years 

Also Jane widow of the above who departed this 

life November 27th 1862 aged 75 years 

And also Matilda daughter of the aforesaid who 

died November 28th 1851 aged 21 years 

Are children dear farewell thou now no more we meet 

On Jordan’s other side may we our loved ones greet +

 

89…. Sacred to the memory of Jane the beloved wife of Thomas Ley (Lee)of this

 Town who departed this life on 10th February 1841 aged 44 years 

My friends I could no longer stay death granted my release and 

Jesus bade me hast away to ever lasting peace 

Also the children of the above Mary Ann aged 3 years and Thomas aged 2  years  +

 

90…. In memory of Mark Knowels of this Parish who departed this 

life on 22nd day of February in the year of our Lord 1790 aged 61 years +

 

 

91…. In memory of James the son of Catherine Snell who 

died 13th October 1790 aged??? +

 

92…. In memory of William Evo???? Mariner who departed 

this life 22nd of September in the year of our Lord 1783 aged 53 years 

To Heaven my hope my husband gone time to him I hope to come in love 

we lied in peace he died life desired but God denied +

 

93…. In loving memory of Charlotte and wife of Francis Williams 

who died August 5th 1880 aged 40 years 

Also John Francis son of the above who died May 25th 1880 aged 4 years +

 

94…. Sacred to the memory of Mary Body //////////////////////////////////////// +

 

95…. In loving memory of William Ivey Furse who died 

April 20th 1881 aged 63 years 

Also his daughter Ellen died May 3rd 1859 aged 9 months 

And Laura died November 18th 1866 aged 21 years +

 

96…. To the memory of William Furse of this Town who departed 

this life on 20th day of December in the year of our Lord 1790 aged 69 years 

When the angels triumph //// and souls to body/////////////? Mary his daughter 

the wife of James Rawe who departed this life on 9th day in May in 

the year of our Lord 1791 aged 3 years +

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