Free Press Friday January 13th 1933
Mr Davies – Goytrey
The funeral on Wednesday of Mr Davies, Wern Farm, Goytrey was very largely attended. Deceased, whose wife preceded him some years ago, was particularly well known as a welsh speaking Welshman and a very popular figure in the district. Mrs Davies the wife of newsagent Mr Davies of Pontnewynydd is a daughter of the deceased.
The interment took place at Saron Baptist Church burial ground Goytrey.
The funeral will be more fully reported in our next issue.
January 20th 1933
Funeral of Goytrey Farmer
The Funeral of Mr Evan Davies, Wern Farm, Goytrey aged 74 years took place on Wednesday week at Saron Baptist Church burial ground, Goytrey. Deceased, who was well known and esteemed in the district, was the father of Mrs Davies, wife of Mr Hugh Davies, newsagent, Pontnewynydd. There was a large and representative attendance.
The Rev. William Jones [Mozerah] officiated at the house, at the chapel and at the graveside, the Rev. E. Symmonds, Goytrey and the Rev. J.J. Thomas MA Cardiff, pastor-elect of Llanover church.
The Mourners were: Mr & Mrs Hugh Davies, son and daughter-in-law; Mr & Mrs T. Davies, The Wern; Mrs J. Davies, Cwmcarn; Mr & Mrs J. Latham, Monmouth; Mrs D.J. Lloyd, Aberystwyth; daughters and son-in-law; Evan, Thomas, Alfred and Blodwen, grandchildren; Messrs David and John Davies, brothers; Mrs R.J. Roberts and Mrs E.M. Jones, Aberystwyth, sisters; Mrs J. Davies and Mrs Henry Davies sisters in law; Mr & Mrs E.H. Wright, Mr Hugh Roberts and Mr Hugh Davies, Aberystwyth, nephews and nieces; Miss Bennett, Trecastle and Miss Norris, Llanrysted, nieces.
The bearers were; Mr Evan Jones, Church Farm, Llanarth; R. Davies, Kemeys; R.M. James, Glanusk; J. James, Green Court; Morgan Jones, Pengroesoped; and H. Roderick, Ty Mawr.
There were no floral tributes by special request.
Deceased was born in the parish of Llanrysted, Cardiganshire and in his early days worked in the collieries at Cilfynydd and Llanbradach. He afterwards took up farming, first at Clawdd Farm near Raglan, then at the Wern, Goytrey where he had been for eleven years.
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