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A General Biographical List of Persons who have died in
1829–1830. - - - - - - 475
MEMOIRS OF CELEBRATED PERSONS, WHO HAVE
DIED WITHIN THE YEARS 1829–1830.
SIR CHARLES VINICOMBE PENROSE, VICE-ADMIRAL OF THE WHITE; KNIGHT COMMANDER OF THE ,
MOST HONOURABLE MILITARY ORDER OF THE BATH; KNIGHT GRAND CROSS OF THE MOST DISTINGUISHED IONIAN ORDER OF ST. MICHAEL AND ST. GEORGE; AND KNIGHT GRAND
CROSS OF THE ROYAL NEAPOLITAN ORDER OF ST. FERDINAND · AND OF MERIT.
The family of Penrose is of great antiquity; and has been long settled in Cornwall, where its branches are very numerous. In the 12th of Henry IV., John Penrose was elected member of parliament for Liskeard; and in the 18th of Henry VIII., Richard Penrose, of Penrose, served the office of sheriff of the county.
Charles Vinicombe Penrose was the second son of the Rev. John Penrose, who continued, for thirty-five years,