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LLANWRTSfD WORTHY. I The Late Mr. T. C. Davies. One of the oldest and most highly respected inhabitants of Llanwrtyd Wells. Mr. Thomas Corbett Davies, died at his residence there, Osborne House, on April 23rd. Born 7G years ago, Mr. Davies was a native of Knighton. Radnorshire. He settled at Llanwrtyd in 1803, embarking in business as a butcher. Later he became engaged as a posting master and farmer, and for a period of 29 years held the post of registrar of births, marriages and deaths. Some five days previous to his death he vacated the chair of the Llanwrtyd Urban District Council, of which body lie had been a member for four years. A staunch Church- man, he was a sidesman, chorister and the oldest member of the Church of S. James. The funeral took place on Monday afternoon last, the place of interment being the old parish churchyard, and rarely has the town of Llan- wrtyd witnessed more respect and regret dis- played. En route a halt was made at the Church of St. James, where the first portion of the service was .conducted by the Rev. J. E. Lloyd. Vicar of Llanwrtyd Wells, who also officiated at the graveside. The chief mourners were—Mrs. R. Davies, widow Master Osborne Davies, son Pamela and Novello, daughters Messrs. E. T. Davies, Swansea Llewellyn Davies. Cardigan W. A. Davies and T. E. C. Davies, sons Mrs. P. Phillips, Llangammarch Wells, daughter- Mrs. Janet Davies. Mrs. Sarah Price, Mr. James Phillips, and Mr. LI. Phillips, Llangammarch Wells. The chosen bearers were Mr George Price, Mr Mark Lloyd, Mr John Herbert, and Mr T. E. C. Davies (son). Amongst those present were Mr J. Elystan Lloyd. Mr Thomas Heigh way, Mr R. D. Jones, Mr Roger Evans, the Rev. Rees Evans (C.M.), Mr George Price (Bucknell), Mr W. Davies (Llangammarch Wells), Mr J. Thomas (Pant- glarf"). Mr W. Williams (sjationmnster), Mr Rhvs Williams (surveyor), Councillors «!, R. Hope Davies, J. E. Carey, D. J. Williams, J. A. Davies, n. Pugh Jones, Evan Price, Nathaniel Evans, and E. Saunders Morgan, Messrs Evans (Cwmirfon), if. Mack, E. E. Lewis (i'rwbeili), R. Jones (Dinas), J. Jones (Ciyneae),George Davies (Dolc1.rmmcr), Edgar Pritebard, Footman Williams, Ben Williams, Morgan (ilenbant), T. R. Rowlands, Williams (Penmaenelwydd), ics (Nantrodyn). Jones (Penybank). Jones (saddler, Llangammarch Wells). Evan Herbert (Tyrhos), J. B. Williams, Evan Williams, Eecs Jones, \\r. Jones (Palleg), Howell Polico Sergeant Lewis, Private D. T. Evans (Australians), Price (Penywern), Davies (The. Mall), Jenkins (Brighton House). tVc. The many beautiful fioral iribales included a wreath from t^o Lbuv.rtyd V/ob* Urban District Coancil. The coffin was of plain oak .v.iih niaasivc brass furniture and the breastplate bore the following1 inscription :—' T. Corbett Davies, died Apiil 23rd, 1018, aged 7 V Mr. Nathaniel Evans v. as the uuderHker!



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