Boyce, Abraham – 1930

Aged Farmers Death at Goytrey

The death of Mr Abraham Boyce Berllan Farm, Goytrey, has removed from the district on of its oldest inhabitants.

The deceased was in his 82nd year.  A native of Common Coed-y-paen he had resided at Berllan for over 40 years.  In his younger days Mr Boyce spent some years in California.  On his return he bought the Berllan and farmed it with the aid of his family until his death. He was preceded by his wife a couple of years ago.  He leaves three sons and two daughters.

The two eldest sons, Stanley and Alfred have been resident in U.S.A. for seventeen years.

The interment took place at Goytrey on Wednesday the 20th inst.

The Rev H C P Belcher officiated at a short service at the house and at the church.  Mr C Merrick presided at the organ.

The bearers were Messrs J. Stichcombe, A. Griffiths, W. Pritchard and E Owen.

The mourners present included Mr Chas. Boyce brother, Mr Godfrey Boyce son, Mr C. B. Lewis son in law, Mr W. Crowe brother in law, Messrs W. R. H. and E Crowe, Ernest and Robert Boyce,  Fred H. and Richard H. Phillips, Anthony Taylor, and Arthur Boyce nephews, Messrs H. Harvey and D. James, S. Stichcombe and E. Morris.

Floral Tributes were sent by:- Margaret, Alfred, Stanley and Godfrey children; Kate and Charlie daughter and son in law; Roger grandson; brother Charlie and Maggie; sister Emma and children, Griffithstown; Aunt Maggie, uncle, nephews and nieces; Bob, Kate & family; Fred & Maggie; A.A, J.M.& M.J. Pugh cousins; Anthony & family; Nephews & Nieces, Ynysybwl; Mrs Pritchard & family, Pentwyn; Mr & Mrs Griffiths Pantypwdyn; Mr & Mrs T. Pitt & family; Mr Mathews, Gertie & Elsie; Albert Owen & family; Mr & Mrs Stinchcombe & family; Mrs Maddocks & family; Mr & Mrs E. Morris.

Mr C. C. Pritchard of Pontypool was the undertaker.


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