The West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser, 16 February 1844

On Thursday, the 8th instant, an inquest was held by Mr. GILBERT HAMLEY,
Deputy Corner, in the parish of Calstock, on the body of BENJAMIN WESTLAKE. He left his house in the forenoon, apparently as well as usual, and not returning to his meals, his daughter went to seek him. He was found, at nine o'clock at night, lying in the orchard, quite dead. Verdict, Died by the visitation of God.

Contributed by Isabel Harris