Richard Pentreath Dick Blewett, 19261980 (aged 54 years)

Name
Richard Pentreath /Blewett/
Given names
Richard Pentreath
Surname
Blewett
Nickname
Dick
Birth March 16, 1926 45 40
Citation details: Marriage: Richard Pentreath BLEWETT and Marjorie Ensor Rose CURGENVEN (1949), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS27-HQ76-L?cc=2821281 : 28 January 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 28 Feb 2021
Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 3 years)

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression i…

The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century.

Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Ann Winser
between October 1934 and December 1934 (aged 8 years) Age: 81 years
Citation details: Death: Mary A LOVERING (1934), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/D/1934/4/AZ/000565/134 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Thomas Blewett
June 5, 1936 (aged 10 years)

Citation details: 1936, June 11, p11
Citation details: http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fd%2f77166535%2f1 : accessed 4 June 2016
Burial of a paternal grandfatherJohn Thomas Blewett
calculated June 7, 1936 (aged 10 years)
Address: Sheffield Road Cemetery, Paul, Cornwall
Citation details: 1936, June 11, p11
Funeral notice: John Thomas BLEWETT (1936)
Funeral notice: John Thomas BLEWETT (1936)

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

Citation details: http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fd%2f77166535%2f1 : accessed 4 June 2016
Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939 (aged 13 years)

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War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 19 years)

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Wikipedia

Death of a motherAmelia Miriam Lovering
June 19, 1947 (aged 21 years) Age: 59 years 7 months
Citation details: Death notice: Amelia Miriam LOVERING (1947), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-14684-30388-34?cc=1837900&wc=M6LS-CWG:163032901,163186001 : accessed 28 December 2014), Death registers > 1942-1947, Vol. 76 > image 199 of 283; National Archives, Harare.
Citation details: Death registration: Amelia Miriam BLEWETT (1947), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4L3Q : 2 May 2016), Amelia Miriam Blewett, 19 Jun 1947; citing Death, Salisbury, Zimbabwe, National Archives, Harare; FHL microfilm 1,145,024 : accessed 10 Dec 2016
Text:

Salisbury, Rhodesia

Citation details: Death notice: Amelia Miriam LOVERING (1947), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS37-K98C-H?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-B11%3A1590242971 : 6 April 2020), 007830332 > image 1707 of 2736; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Sep 2020
Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948 (aged 22 years)

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Occupation
student
1949 (aged 22 years)
Citation details: Marriage: Richard Pentreath BLEWETT and Marjorie Ensor Rose CURGENVEN (1949), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS27-HQ76-L?cc=2821281 : 28 January 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 28 Feb 2021
Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954 (aged 28 years)

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Death of a fatherThomas Tom Blewett
1956 (aged 29 years)

Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958 (aged 32 years)

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Wikipedia

Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 34 years)
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Wikipedia

Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand.
Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 35 years)

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Note: South Africa becomes a republic.
Occupation
club owner
about 1962 (aged 35 years)
Address: The Punch Bowl, outside of Salisbury
Note: Virginia Lee performed here
Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966 (aged 40 years)

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Wikipedia

Prime minister
Balthazar Johannes Vorster
from September 13, 1966 to October 2, 1978 (aged 52 years)

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Wikipedia

Occupation
surveyor
to 1980 (0 after death)

Prime minister
Pieter Willem Botha
from October 9, 1978 to September 14, 1984 (on the date of death)

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Death December 29, 1980 (aged 54 years)