1906 Free Press

January 18th

Lost:  Two Welsh ewes, saddle across back and pitched ‘M’ on sides

D H Morgan – Goytrey, Pontypool

February 23rd

Stakes, Tinet and Watling in the Yew Tree Wood, Goytre

D H Morgan: Coal Merchant & Wood Dealer

Goytre, Pontypool


To Be Let with Immediate Possession

Royal Oak Cottage, Goytrey

Apply: W H Pitten, Pontypool


March 9th

Bargain – For Sale:

Light Spring Market Cart: Also, pair of nearly new wheels, suit spring cart

John Davies, Bwrgwm Goytre


March 16th

Lost small retriever dog, black with white spot on chest:

Answers to the name of Bess, anyone returning same to Old Royal Oak Goytrey

Will be rewarded

March 23rd

William Lewis, Goytrey was summoned for poor rate 11s 8d due to the overseers of the parish of Goytrey and was ordered to pay in a week.

Mrs Lewis said she did not know the rate was due

March 30th

Parishes of Glascoed, Goytrey and Usk: Sale On Friday 6th April 1906

Lot 2 : All that desirable freehold farm known as Llywn Celyn, in the parish of Goytrey, midway on the main road between Pontypool and Abergavenny

Containing 22 acres, 2 roods, 16 perches, more or less of land, with suitable house and buildings

Now in the occupation of Mr Thomas Jones as yearly tenant

May 4th – Goytrey Farmers Fined

David Morgan, farmer Goytrey was fined 5s, including costs for allowing a heifer to stray at Goytrey on 9th April – PC Powell, Llanover proved the case. Defendant said they were troubled very much with tramps who opened the gates to go in the fields and make tea. They then neglected to shut the gates.

Thomas Morgan farmer, Goytrey was fined 5s for allowing three cows to stray on the highway at Goytrey on 9th April – PC Powell, Llanover proved the offence. He had a lot of trouble with animals straying about the Goytrey roads.

Edward Humphries farmer, Goytrey was fined 5s for allowing two cattle to stray on the highway at Goytrey on the 19th April – PC Powell, Llanover proved the offence. He had cautioned defendant before.


May 18th 

Lost: Two ewe lambs each with 2 punch and crop ears

Jones ,Parkbach, Goytrey

August 17th

Valuable Leasehold Residence for Sale

Messrs Straker & Son

Will Sell by Auction at the Greyhound Hotel, Abergavenny

On Tuesday the 21st August 1906

At 2 for 3 o’clock in the afternoon, subject to conditions of sale, to then be produced

All that

Valuable Leasehold

Villa Residence

In the parish of Goytrey in the County of Monmouth, within five minutes walk of Nantyderry Station on the Great Western Railway, Post Office and Telegraph Office, and Church and known as


now in occupation of Edward Richards esq.,

the house contains on the ground floor:

Dining, drawing and morning rooms, kitchen, scullery, two porches, lobby, two w.c’s, two pantries, coal house, and fowl house

On the upper floor

Four bedrooms, dressing room, bathroom and large box-room in attic

Good water supply by gravitation

The pleasure grounds are tastefully laid out and planted with trees and shrubs with an avenue of lime trees

The premises cover an area of about one acre

And are leasehold for a term of 99 years from the 29th June 1890

The annual ground rent payable being £3 5s

The tithe rent is 3s per annum

Possession will be given on 2nd November or earlier if required

To view, apply to the tenant and to further particulars apply to the auctioneers at Abergavenny or to Messrs Gardeners and Baywood

Solicitors, Abergavenny


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