April 21st 1939
Death of well known Goytrey Farmer.
The death occurred on Friday of Mr William John Nicholas of Ty Cooke, Goytrey after a short illness, Mr Nicholas was 81 years.
Mr Nicholas was one of the best known agriculturists of the county. He had been a member of the Usk branch of the National Farmer’s Union. He was a native of Goytrey and had returned to farm at Ty Cooke 20 years ago.
He was a churchwarden at Goytrey. He married a daughter of the late Mr Isaac Williams, a very well known and respected Usk family, he is survived by a widow, two sons and six daughters. He has a brother living in California and a sister, Mrs Moore of the Bryn, Penpergwm.
The funeral took place at Mamhilad Church.
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