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11 DEATH AND FUNERAL OF MR I RICHARD SPENCER, OF MUNSLET. I A venerable figure, well-known in the district, passed away on Christmas eve in the person of Mr Richard Spencer, of the Royal Oak Inn, Munsley, who died about 6 o'clock on the even- I ing named, at the advanced aged of 82. years. I  Mr Spencer had enjoyed fairly good health, despite his great age, until about eight months ago, when he shoived signs of that decay which accompanies old age, and he gradually grew weaker, the cause of death being senile decay. He was attended throughout his illness by Dr Harrison, of Ledbury. The late Mr Richard Spencer was well-known in the district, and his tall, spare figure will be much mtssed. Ho was a native of the (1 inuict, and was the youngest of ten children. Fur many years he farmed the Felt House, Preston, which had been in the family over 100 years when he gave it up. He was married at Bosbury over 50-years ago, for 60 years he had lived at t.he Royal Oak Inn, Munsley, where his wife died about six years ago on a Bank Holiday at the age of 76 year's. Mr Spencer leaves no family. I THE FUNERAL. The interment took place on Monday after- I noon at Preston. Churchyard, the burial service being conducted by the Rector (the Rev Dixon). The chief mourners were:—Mrs Spencer, Alfrick (niece),. Mr William Spencer, Samson House, Welland (nephew), Mr Frank Spencer, Wolverhampton, and Mr John Spencer, Alfrick, (nephews), Mr Win Spencer, Hereford (nephew), Mr Tum Calder, Cayion Froome Mr Penry Lloyd (representing the Canon Froome Estate), Mr Eil.'Hi' liartlanu, Preston Court Mr C T Suiith, Ledbury, etc. THE WREATHS. A. number of floral tributes were se-ut, includ- ing from the following :—Mr Wm Spencer, Mrs Spencer (Alfrick), Mr Spencer (Hereford), Mr and Mrs Clark, Mr F Spencer, Mrs Jriuncey, etc. The coSin was of polished elm, with brass furnishings, and the inscription on the breast- plate read :—" Richard Spencer, died December 24, 1913, aged 82 years." The hearse aud mourniug coaches were from the Feathers Hotel, Ledbury.

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