Funeral notice (Transcription)
Mr. J. T. Blewett, Mousehole
The funeral of Mr. John Thomas Blewett, aged 89 years, of Gurnick-street, Mousehole, was attended with every mark of respect, in Paul cemetery, on Sunday, the first rites were conducted by the Rev. F. Henderson Brown (superintendent), who also officiated at the graveside. Mr. J. Matthews (organist) led the singing of the hymn "Peace, perfect peace," and played "O rest in the Lord" (Elijah), and the "Dead March" from "Saul."
The mourners were the Misses Olivia A., and Ida Blewett (daughters), Mr. Richard Harvey, Newlyn (brother-in-law), Miss Betty Harvey (niece), Mr. John S. Brownfield (cousin), Mrs. Cyril Wright, Miss Agnes Harvey, Mesdames A. Hoare (Newlyn), Rd. and Jas. Bodinar (nieces), Messrs. Rd. and Jas. Bodinar, Abednego Hoare (nephews), Mr S. Stephens, Miss Janie Kelyn?ck (cousins), Mesdames W. T. Polgrean (Penzance), R. Johns, E. Legg, Miss M. Cary, Messrs. E.C., and Ted Downing, W.F. Hall, E.C. Harvey (Penzance).
Other friends present included Messrs. C. Tregenza, J.P. (Deputy Mayor), H. Tregenza, Joe Madron, J.F. Ladner, A. Toriie, W. Grenfell, J.C. Harry, J. Sampson, W. Hinckley, N., and W. Praed. J. Chapple, E. McClary, R. Humphrys, G. Eddy, T. Cornish, R. Johns, C.B. Simons, W. Pender, J. Wallis, W.A. Thomas (trustee Mount Zion Church), J., and S. Harry, F. Matthews, R. Wroath, John Halse (?), F. Collerr, S. Jeffery, Rd. Thomas, O. Edmonds, R. Pomeroy, D. Sleeman, Mr. and Mrs. E. Tregenza, Mr. and Mrs. R. Cornish, Mr. Trewavas (Newlyn), Mesdames W. Harvey, L. Oliver, Lizzie Hicks, C.B. Simons, W. Richards.
The chosen bearers were Messrs. H. Pomeroy, G.O. Chirgwin, Vivian Johns, Hy. Cary, E. Madron and Jas. Cornish.
Floral tributes were:
Wreath "In everlasting remembrance of dear Father," from Liv and Ida;
wreath, "In ever loving remembrance of dear Father," from Bet and Ned (Capetown, South Africa), "With Christ which is far better";
wreath, "To dear Father, in loving memory," from Beatie and family (Durban), "Ever at rest,";
wreath, "In loving memory of our dear Father," from Tom Mill and family (Rhodesia), "His end was peace";
spray, "With fondest remembrance of dear Uncle John," from Betty;
wreath, "In loving memory of John Thomas," from Mary, Dick and family, Newlyn;
posy, "In loving memory," from little Margaret;
spray, "A tribute of sympathy," from Hilda and Dick;
"With loving thoughts," from Cyril and Phyllis, Penolva;
"In loving memory of dear Uncle John," from Betty and Arthur;
"In loving memory of dear Uncle John," from Jim, Olive and family;
"In affectionate remembrance," from all at the Anchorage;
"In loving remembrance," from Charlie and Annie, Paul;
"A token of remembrance," from Annie, Ned, and Teddy;
"In loving memory," from Mr. and Mrs. Collett and family, Gurnick House;
"With kind memories," from Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Richards;
"With sincere sympathy and remembrance," from Lily and family, Gurnick Street.
Source: Cornishman and Cornish Telegraph, 11 June 1936, p11
Transcriber: Chris Theron