This is the second in a series of posts looking at excerpts from newspapers.
From the Saturday 15th December 1849 edition of the Kendal Mercury:
At Whicham, Millom, on the 6th inst. , by the Rev. G. Wilkinson, rector, Mr Robert Holme, huntsman to G. Woodburne Esq. Thurston Ville, to Eleanor, niece of Mr G. Benson, Rallies, Whicham.
From the 21st October 1854 edition of the Lancaster Gazette:
Ulverston – On the 14th instant, at the Parish Church by the Rev. S. Robertson, curate, Mr Joseph Holmes, husbandman, Hazelrigg, Cartmel, to Miss Ellen Lowis of Newland, near Ulverston.
From the Saturday 9th July 1836 edition of the Staffordshire Advertiser:
To be imprisoned three months – Randle Pointon, for stealing from the person of Thomas Cooper, at Audley, two half-crown pieces, his property.
From the Saturday 12th March 1836 edition of the Staffordshire Advertiser:
To be imprisoned three calendar months – Jane Darlington, stealing a piece of Kenseymere Cloth, and other articles, the property of John Harding, at Audley.
From the Monday 19th July 1897 edition of the Liverpool Mercury:
Fatal Accident to a St. Helens Boy
Samuel Francis, 13 yrs old, son of Wm. Francis, a collier, of 296, Park Road, St. Helens, died on Saturday night from injuries received on the previous Thursday afternoon. Francis was in the employ of Councillor Ryder, mineral water manufacturer, and accidentally fell from a mineral water waggon at Burtonwood. He alighted on his head, and it was afterwards found that he had fractured the base of his skull. He gradually sank, and expired as stated.
From the Thursday 29th April 1937 edition of the Cornishman:
Mr M. Maddern, St. Just
The death occurred at his residence, 19 Pleasant Terrace, St. Just, on Wednesday, of Mr. Matthias Maddern. He was well known in agricultural circles, having farmed at Botallack for many years. He retired from farming within the last two years.
Mr Maddern was held in high esteem by all who knew him, and much sympathy will be extended to the widow and family in their irreparable loss.
The internment took place on Sunday afternoon at the Parish Church, St. Just, in the presence of a large number of sympathizers. The service was conducted by Rev. A Tampsett (curate)
The mourners were: Mrs Maddern and Mr R. Maddern (widow and son), Mr W. E. Maddern and Mrs M. E. Oats (son and sister), Mr J W Maddern and misses May and Mary Maddern (grandson and grand-daughters), Mr T. Maddern and Misses Hetty and Iris Maddern (brother and grand-daughters), Mr C. Maddern and Miss M. Oats (nephew and niece), Mr T. Maddern and Mrs R. Collins (cousins), Mr J. Maddern and Mrs W. E. Maddern (cousin and daughter in law), Mr W. Tregear and Mrs C. Maddern (cousin and niece), Mr F. Hocking and Mrs T. Maddern (cousins), Mrs J. Hocking and Mr J. T. Williams (sister-in-law and friend), Mr and Mrs J Hosking (niece and nephew), Mr B. Oats, Miss M. A. Oats and Mrs W. Hosking (cousins), Mrs T. Trevorrow, Mrs B. Hocking, Miss M. A. Pascoe, Mr J Dennis, Mrs W. Boase, Mrs J Hosking (cousins), Mr and Mrs H. Harry, Mr W. Harry, Mr T. Harry, Mr and Mrs Pope (friends) and others.
Floral tributes were: “Whith love.” from his sorrowing wife; “In loving memory,” from Robert, Hettie, Jim and family; “To dear father, with love,” from William Eddy and Rosie; “To dear Grandad,” from May, Mary, Hetty and Iris; “To darling granda, with little Maureen’s love”; “With deepest sympathy,” from R and T Collins, Newlyn; “With deepest sympathy,” from Mary, Ben and Florrie; “In loving memory,” from Willie Mabel and Elizabeth; “In affectionate remembrance, and with deepest sympathy,” from John and Lottie; “In loving memory,” from M.S.H. Harry and Henry; “With sincere sympathy,” from B. Lugg; “With deepest sympathy,” from Mr and Mrs Pope, Barwis Terrace, Penzance; “With deepest sympathy,” from Mrs Scutt and Eileen.
The bearers were Messrs. P. Rickard, P. Thomas, C. Gilbert, F. Stephens, R. Grenfell, and J. T. Williams.
The coffin was of unpolished panel elm, with solid brass furniture, with the inscription:
“Matthias Maddern, died 21st April 1937, aged 72 years.”
The undertaking arrangements were satisfactorily carried out by Jas. Roberts and Sons, St. Just. The motor hearse was supplied by Mr Hawken, Penzance, and the cars by Mr. H. Eddy, St. Just.
From the Saturday 18th June 1859 edition of the Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser:
Robert Lloyd Burrowes, of St. Helen’s, professor of Music, and John Knowles, jun. , of the same place, mine surveyor, for improvements in the construction of pianoforts and organs. Dated December 9, 1858.