Charles, Mr W. H. – 1941

January 10th 1941

Death of Goytrey Farmer in his 93rd year:

Mr William Henry Charles, of Parc-y-brain Farm Goytrey, who died on Monday morning, would have been 93 to-day (Friday).
Born at Home Farm, Pontrhydyrun, he farmed at Hill Farm, Glascoed, before going to Parc-y-brain, which has been in the family for many years.
Mr Charles was an ex-member and chairman of Pontypool RDC and served on the old Pontypool Board of Guardians for many years.
Three sons and two daughters survive – Messrs Edward Charles (Parc-y-brain) William John Charles (Coed Howell, Mamhilad) and Isaac Charles (a chemist at Croydon); Mrs Ann Terrett (Abergavenny) and Mrs Laura Cordy (licensee of the Yew Tree Inn Trevethin).
There are 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother and sister of the deceased, Mr Edward Charles and Miss B Charles, both of whom reside in New Inn. Another sister Miss Ann Charles died about 12 months ago.
The funeral took place at the family vault at Pontrhydyrun Burial Ground.


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