MEVAGISSEY CHURCH YARD

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1…. Sacred to the memory of Jenefer the wife of Peter Blamey of this Town 

who died January 19th 1840 aged 55 years. 

Weep not for me my kindred friend nor ever have a sigh twas sweet to live by???? 

I hath on Christ and sweet in him to die+

 

2…. To the memory of Richard Gill Mariner of this Town who unfortunately lost his

 life by a wound received on board Ye Reward sloop of this Town 

6 day of September in ye year of our Lord 1788 aged 27 years 

Thou boisterous winds and raging waves hath???? oft me to and fro in spirit 

of all by Gods decree I anchor here below although at anchor here I lie with many 

of our fleet yet once again I must fosail? are admiral Christ to meet 

Also Maria his daughter who died June ye 30th 1798 aged 5 years+

 

3…. Sacred to the memory of James the son of James and Elizabeth Kelly of this

 Town who departed this life on June 16th 1815 aged 38 years 

Also James Kelly father of the above who departed this life 

September 10th 1832 aged 89 years. 

Also Elizabeth the wife and mother of the above who died on 

the 4 day of March 1837 aged 94 years+

 

4…. Catherine the wife of Benc? Kitto departed this life 7th 1799 

that’s all I could read+

 

5….  In memory of Hannah the wife of William Fulfit who 

died April 13th 1867 aged 70 years+

 

6…. In memory of Elizabeth the wife of Sampson Over who departed 

this life the 2nd day of November 1772 aged 53 years+

 

7…. Joseph Davies the son of James and Christian Davies departed 

this life the 2nd day of March in the year of our Lord 1766 aged 31 years+

 

8…. Sacred to the memory of William Davies of this Town who departed 

this life on the 7th day of December 1822 in the 58 years of his age +

 

9…. In memory of Sarah the widow of the late Richard Martin 

who died March 14th A. D 1860 in the 89 years of his life. 

Also Alfred son of J. D and Catherine Lelean who 

died August 4th 1866 aged 1 month+

 

10…. In loving memory of Joseph Kitto who died August 3rd 1859 aged 72 years 

Ann the widow of the above who died March 16th 1879 aged 89 years 

Also of Ann their daughter who died August 22nd 1880 aged 61? Years+

 

11…. Here lieth the body of Roger Pascoe who departed this life 

n ye Sredsast? 13th December in ye 88 years of his age 1729 here 

Also lies the body of Roger Pascoe son of Roger Pascoe who departed this life

 February AD  1756 aged 72 years and 

Also the bodies of Elizabeth Pascoe wife of Roger Pascoe who departed this life

 November 1780 aged 84 years 

Also the body of Grace the wife of Roger Pascoe of the above who 

departed this life 31st January aged 60 years AD 1809 

Whist thou hath breath remember death+

 

12…. In memory of Elizabeth the daughter of John and Rose Pascoe 

died the 9th day of September 1733 in the 20-year of her age. 

Also to the memory of John Roberts late conurrow? In the Parish of St Clements 

near Truro who departed this life on the 1st day of October 1815 

in the 74 year of his age+

 

13…. Here lieth the body of John Dolby son of Michael Dolby 

who died 27th August 1735 aged 27 years +

 

14…. Sacred to the memory of Mary daughter of Joseph and Mary Dunn 

of this Town who departed this life on the 13th day of November in the year 

of our Lord 1823 aged 24 years +

 

15…. Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Davies of this Town who departed this 

life on January 2nd 1837 aged 77 years 

Also of Harriet his wife youngest daughter of Thomas Scantlebury of this Town 

who died 3rd January 1885 aged 65 years+

 

16…. In memory of Edward Mc Gregor of Southshields  

died 17th August 1875 aged 57 years??????????????+

 

17…. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord In Affectionate remembrance of

 Catherine Maria the beloved daughter of James and Charlotte Weaver of this Parish

 who died May 24th 1876 aged 16 years+

 

18…. In remembrance of Samuel Sawle of this Parish who departed this 

life on the 16th day of January in the year of our Lord 1795 aged 20 years+

 

19…. Here lieth the body of Margaret the wife of Roger Ball who departed this life

 on the 2nd day of January 1806 aged 58 years 

She exchange this life for a better one. 

Also in memory of Roger Ball who departed this life on 

the 18th January in the year of our Lord 1828 aged 78 years+

 

20…. Jane the daughter of Roger and Margaret Ball who departed 

this life on the 3rd day of April 1770 aged 4 months 

Also here lieth the body of their son aged 2 months+

 

21…. In memory of Jenefer  Hugo the daughter of George and Susanna Hugo 

 who departed this life on the  21st August 1797 aged 10 years +

 

22…. In memory of John the son of William and Elizabeth Hugo who 

departed this life the 28th November in the year of our Lord 1803 aged 23 months+

 

23…. In memory of Mary Jane the beloved wife of John Lee who departed this life

 October 1861 in the 62nd years of her age 

There I shall forever stand with my Lord at his right hand and be forever blest 

Also John Lee who departed May 6th 1882 aged 82 years+

 

24…. In loving memory of Bessie daughter of Philip and Harriet Ball who 

died July 17th 1886 aged 20 years 

Also of the above name Philip Blamey Master Mariner aged 58 years 

And his two sons Philip aged 30 years and Charles aged 13 years who from 

sailed from St Johns N. F. D. January 7th 1877 and were never heard of again+

 

25…. Sacred to the memory of Robert Scantlebury who 

died January 12th 1870 aged 70 years 

At evening time there was light????? 

Also in loving remembrance of Charles Smith son of the above Second officer 

of the ship Maju who was wrecked off Barvas Island of Lewis October 21st 1874

 aged 22 years 

When all on board perished and there was no more sea 

Also Eliza widow of the above Robert Scantlebury who entered into 

rest November 24th 1884 aged 70 years+

 

26…. In memory of Alfred Edward the third and dearly loved of 

John B and Mary A Farran who was drowned in his first voyage to Capetown

November 6th 1899 aged 20 years 

Many waters cannot drown love 

Also Marian the infant sister of the above who died March 8th 1879 aged 20 months

Also of Charles Ernest the youngest brother of the above who entered into rest

September 10th 1903 aged 21 years+

 

27…. In loving memory of Margery the wife of Wm Rosevear of this Town 

who died June 12th 1866 aged 64 years +

 

28…. In memory of William Lelean Master Mariner of this Town who 

died July 28th 1861 in the 60 year of his life +

 

29…. In memory of Sarah the wife of William Lelean of this Town who 

departed this life on the 28th day of January in the year of our 

Lord 1796 aged 52 years+

 

30…. In memory of Anthony Allen who departed this life on 

the 10th day of January 1813 aged 17 years. 

Also in memory of Elizabeth daughter of Anthony and Joanna Allen 

who also departed this life on the 21st day of January 1812 aged 13 years+

 

31…. Beneath rest the mortal remains of Georgina the beloved wife of 

Benjamin Harris Roberts junior Postmaster of this Town died of fever on t

he 24th July 1871 aged 25 years and 11 months and 18 days+

 

32…. Sacred to the memory of Mary Ann Wilton daughter of Henry and 

Elizabeth Wilton of this Parish who departed this life on 

January 3rd 1834 aged 9 weeks+

 

33…. In loving remembrance of Philip Jewell Grose late of H. M Customs 

Pentewan who entered into rest on the 10th December 1875 aged 63 +

 

34…. In memory of William Lelean who departed this life on 27th September in the

 year of our Lord 1808 aged 42 years 

Also Jane wife of the said William Lelean who died November 21st 1848 

in the 75 year of her age +

 

35…. To the memory of William Robins Inn Keeper of this Town who departed this

 life on 1st March in the year of our Lord 1799 aged 48 years 

Also Margaret the wife of  William Robins died December 4th 1851 aged 84 years +

 

36…. In memory of Mary Kelly How loved how valued once avails the to whom

 related or by whom begot a heap of  dust lone remains of thee although art all proud

 shall be she died October 23rd 1772 aged 3 years 8 months 

Life how thou eternity how loving +

 

37…. In loving memory of Elizabeth wife of William Richards Pearce who 

died March 13th 1879 aged 39 years 

Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord +

 

38…. This stone marks the place where lie deposited the mortal remains of 

Agnes Richards Relict of John Richards of this parish who 

died the 14th day July 1841 aged 72 years +

 

39…. In memory of Anthony the son of Anthony and Joanna Allen who 

died October 27th 1797 aged 5 months+

 

40…. In memory of John Allen of this Town who died in the Lord 

November 1st 1829 in the 88th year of his life +

 

41…. In memory of James Allen departed this life 14th of 

September 1808 aged 43 years+

 

42…. Sacred to the memory of Henry Wilton son of Henry and Elizabeth Wilton 

who departed this life August 12th 1835 aged 3 years and 10 months +

 

43…. In memory of Richard Nicholls of this Parish who departed this life on 

the 6th day of May in the year of our Lord 1794 aged 65 

Also to the memory of Elizabeth Nicholls the wife of the above mentioned 

Richard Nicholls who departed this life 3rd day of May in the year of 

our Lord 1812 aged 77 years+

 

44…. Sacred to the memory of William Wills departed this life on 

the 29th June 1829 aged 60 years 

Also Catherine wife of the said William Wills who departed 

October 25th 1848 aged 75 years +

 

45…. Sacred to the memory of Johanna the wife of Anthony Allen who departed 

this life on the 30th May 1807 aged 37 years 

Also Mary Over Dunn her daughter who departed this life on 

the 4th April 1807 aged 17 years+

 

46…. Sacred to the memory of Mary the widow of Jacob Thomas of this Parish who

 departed this life on the 16th day of January in the year of our Lord 1819 aged 81

 years Also John Thomas her husband????????????????+

 

47…. Sacred to the Memory of Elizabeth the wife of William Smith of this Town 

who exchanged time for eternity on the 18th day February in the year of our 

Lord 1802 aged 54 years 

Also the memory of William Smith the husband of the above Elizabeth Smith 

who departed this life the 21st day of April in the year of 

our Lord 1812 aged 70 years+

 

48…. This stone is reared to the memory of John Thomas of this Town who 

departed this life on 24th May 1849 aged 54 years 

Also Mary widow of the above who departed this life on 

October 22nd 1866 aged 68 years 

Her end was peace+

 

49…. Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth the beloved wife of James Allen of this

 Town who departed this life on the 14th day 

of September 1845 aged 56 years and 5 months+

 

50…. Here lies the body of Richard May he died the 20th April in 

the 1783-aged 28 years+

 

51…. John the son of Richard Rolling died December 1st 1767 aged 33 years. 

All I can read on this stone+

 

52…. Sacred to the memory of William Jolly of this Town who departed this life on

 the 9th day of August in the year of our Lord 1815 aged???? 

Stone is broken off+

 

53… Sacred to the memory of Richard Jolly the 17?????? 

Unable to read anymore+

 

54…. To the memory of John the son of Elizabeth Luly? who departed this life 

on the 19th day of July 1798 aged 1year and 5 months+

 

55…. Sacred to the memory of Benjamin Drew of this Town who 

died January 26th 1821 aged 64 years 

Also to the memory of Mary Elizabeth wife of the above 

The rest of this stone is under the ground+

 

56…. Sacred to memory of Mary the daughter of Benjamin and Mary Drew 

of this Town who departed this life on September 6th 1818 in the 22 year of her age+

 

57…. In loving memory of William Henry the son of William and Elizabeth Rolling

 who died May the 12th 1842 aged 4 years 

Also John son of the above who died July 30th 1865 aged  24 years+

 

58…. John Cook of the Town of Mevagissey died 23rd April 1815 aged 36 years+

 

59…. Sacred to the memory of William Dunn of this Town who departed this 

life on the 23rd June 1842 aged 65b years+

 

60…. In affectionate remembrance of William Mayne Master Mariner of Appledore

 who fell asleep in Jesus December 9th 1875 aged 42 years. 

An affectionate husband and a tender father+

 

61....TOMBSTONE OF WILLIAM BARON Mevagissey Churchyard

Here lies the Body of William Baron who departed this life November the 1st ?1776

 Aged 71 years. 

Here lies lamented in his silent grave 

A tender Husband and a Parent brave 

Pale King of Terrors how couldst thou destroy

The Widows Hope and her dear children's joy.

Alas he’s gone and like a Spotless Dove

To increase the Number of the Blessed above.

 

 

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