Morgan, Mr D H – 1946

February 15th 1946

Mr D H Morgan

The death occurred after a short illness of Mr David Hugh Morgan, aged 76 of the Gwynedd, Goytrey, a prominent figure in the district for many years and for forty years a member of the parish council, whose chairman he had been.

Mr Morgan was an active member of Saron Baptist Church, of which he was secretary from 1896 until 1920. He had also served as choirmaster and superintendent of the Sunday school. In the latter capacity he made splendid work, for he was very fond of children. He was also secretary of the British and Foreign Bible Society for Goytrey, Llanover and Lanvair. During the recent war he was a member of the Military Hardship Committee and of the Board of Refugees.

Mr Morgan, a member of a well known farming family, was born at the Wern and had been at the Gwynedd since 1921, of eleven brothers only one survives, Mr Louis Morgan, Bussey View, Goytrey, four died in America.

The widow, Mrs Ada Morgan, is a member of another old Goytrey family, her father, the late Mr Josiah Lewis, was prominent in the religious life of the district. Mr & Mrs Morgan had been married nearly 42 years.

Mrs Morgan’s grandfather gave the ground and stones for the building of Saron Chapel.

The funeral took place at Saron Chapel the Rev H Roderick officiating, assisted by the Rev Boaz Roberts of Abergavenny.


The widow; Herbert and Ada; Mr & Mrs Lewis Morgan; Mr & Mrs D Morgan ( Glyn-neath); Mrs Maud Redwood; Mr & Mrs Powell, (Abersychan); Mrs B Morgan and Miss B Morgan (Godalming); Mrs Williams (Wolverhampton); Mr & Mrs Lewis; Mr & Mrs Lewis and Betty; Mrs A Lewis, Arthur and Mary; Mr & Mrs Powell (Griffithstown); Laurie and Arthur Lewis; Councillor H J Lewis,(Cwmbran)

Others Present:

Mr Morgan (Glyn-neath); Mr & Miss John; Mr & Mrs Lewis (Rogerstone); Mr & Mrs Bottle (London); Mr & Mrs Edgar Probyn J.P.; T P Holmes Watkins; Douglas Evans; Percy Holmes (New Inn: John Owen Y Fenni; C Gameson; David Wilks; John Rogers; W Williams (Cwmbran); and many other relatives and friends.


M/s Ira, Leigh, Glyn, Kenneth, David and William Morgan, nephews.


Wife, Herbert and Ada; Cecil and Olive; Lewis and Hannah; Will, Jennie and family; Mr & Mrs Stock and family; Mrs Knapp; Mr & Mrs Francis; W J Powell; L R Morgan and Miss Morgan; Mrs Jenkins and Mrs Brooks; Mr A R Pritchard and family; Mrs Litten; Mr L Lewis; Mr & Mrs Redwood; Hilda and Ernest; Mr & Mrs Powell; Arthur Lewis; Mr & Mrs David Lewis; Mrs Lewis and family; Mr & Mrs J Rogers; Mr & Mrs Morgan and family (Priddew); Mrs Jones and family; Hanover Chapel and Sunday School; Members of Chapel Ed; Goytrey Fawr Parish Council.


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