Captain John's wife Elizabeth died at the age of 47 in 1827. She was buried in St Just churchyard and her headstone can still be seen alongside those of her two daughters Elizabeth and Martha. The graves are situated on the west side of St Just Church close to the building. John died in ten years later and was buried with her.

John's Headstone
Elizabeth's Headstone
In Memory of Elizabeth
The Wife of John Trenear
who departed this life on the 27th day of Dec 1827
Aged 47 years
Also of Capt John Trenear
who died 27th July 1837
aged 57 years.
to the memory of
John Trenear son of William and Elizabeth Hill
who died November 14th 1840
aged 4 years
Also of the above
William Hill
who died August 27th 1869
aged 63 years
And of Elizabeth his wife
who died February 19th 1905
aged 95 years
Also of Martha Trenear
sister of the above Elizabeth Hill
who died August 14th 1916
aged 100 years


- The Trenear-Harveys of St Just-in-Penwith -