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Description: News from Wales

Date: August 25 1910

Newspaper published in: Scranton, PA

Page/Column: 5

News from Wales

Carnarvon: David Rowlands, 6 Boston Street, died very suddenly.

Pontypool: J. C. Hanbury has presented a new wing to the Pontypool Hospital.

Cardiff: Albert A. Foa, one of the best-known members of the Exchanged, died last week.

Nantymoel: J. R. Davies, Ogmore House, Nantymoel, passed away in his 69th year.

Milford Haven: The death occurred at Hamilton Terrace, Milford Haven, of Mrs. Daysh, widow of the late A. Daysh, grocer.

Garnant: Gwilym Griffiths of Cowell Road, Garnant, was fatally injured at the Garnant Colliery. Deceased was only 20 years of age.

Caerphilly: William Hoskins, aged 39, a quarryman, Rhos Terrace, Caerphilly, sustained a compound fracture of the leg while at work.

Penygraig: Arthur Evan Hardell, aged 32, assistant timberman at the Ely Colliery, Penygraig, was killed by a fall of roof. He was a native of Bridgwater.

Garndiffaith: Archibald Lawrence Protheroe, who lived with his widowed mother at Tumble Houses, sustained fatal injuries by falling from a horse.

Abersychan: George Amos, aged 60, a collier, of High Street, Abersychan, sustained fatal injuries while at work at Partridge, Jones & Co's Llanerch Colliery, Abersychan.

Dowlais: The death of Mrs. Mary Peckett took place at the age of 59. Mrs. Peckett, who had lived her whole life in Dowlais, was well known for her quiet and unassuming life.

Dolgelly: Rev. Peter Jones Lewis, Wyddgwg, Cardiganshire, late of Dolgelly, Merionethshire, has been invited to undertake the pastorate of Siloam Welsh Independent Church, Barmouth.

Llandovery: A fire broke out at Henllysfawr Mansion, near Llandovery. The residence was full of valuable furniture and curiosities, and damage to the extent of 200 pounds and 300 pounds was caused.

Newport: Alderman John Moses, J.P., Newport's senior member of the council, was made a recipient of an illuminated address, as a mark of appreciation for his 50 years continuous service on the board.

Maesycwmmer. At Zoar Presbyterian Chapel, Maesycwmmer, Miss Edith Ada Jones, daughter of Thomas Jones, and Rev. W. Bayley Roberts, R. A., the popular minister of Zoar Chapel, were united in marriage.

Denbigh: A Denbigh boy named Gwllym Pritchard was cycling with a friend down the Nant-y-Garth pass when, losing control of his machine through the brakes refusing to act, he was pitched into a ditch and killed.

Towyn: After a very short but painful illness, Chidlaw Roberts, Towyn, died in his fifty-first year. He leaves a widow and three children. He carried on the business of a timber merchant at Towyn and Ynyslas.

Ystradgynlais: The wedding was solemnized at the Parish Church, Ystradgynlais, of Miss Anna Davies, eldest daughter of Thomas Davies, Ystradgynlais, and Willie Evans, 78 Brock Street, Aberaman.

Mold: While working at Bromfield Colliery, near Mold, John E. Braddock aged 22, of Tryddyn, who was attending a tub, was killed by another tub lashing into him. He sustained a fractured skull and died almost immediately.

Narberth: At the Narberth Guardians, there were 12 applicants for the appointments of relieving officer for Llanhoidy, etc. James W. Griffiths of Plasbodyr, son of the late receiving officer, was the successful candidate.

Morriston: The death occurred at Mansel Street, Swansea, of Thomas Davies of the firm of Davies & Sons, Ironmongers, of Morriston, at the age of 70. He was a brother of Joseph Davies, J.P., of Bryngollen, and of Dr. Morriston Davies, of London.

Carmarthen: Councilor George Morgan of Carmarthen passed away at his residence, Albert House. He was a prominent Welsh Baptist, and a staunch Liberal. He was born 68 years ago at Fforest Lan, Llanddowror, near St. Clears.

Bridgend: The death took place with tragic suddenness of Mrs. Jones, wife of Rhys Jones, contractor, Coy Church, near Bridgend. Mrs. Jones was cutting her husband's breakfast for him to work when she fell at his feet and expired.

Maesycymmer: At Zoar Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Maesycymmer, the marriage took place of Rev. W. Bayley Roberts, pastor of the church, and Miss Edith Ida Jones, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jones, Brynderwen, Maesycwmmer.

Troedyrhiw: The death is announced of Dr. C. M. Jones, J.P., late of Troedyrhiw. The deceased gentleman was 59 years of age. He leaves two children, a daughter and a son, Dr. Penry Jones, who has distinguished himself as a medical student.

Llanrhaeadr: At the Congregational Church Llanrhaladr, Miss Mabel Jones, eldest daughter of David Jones, Manchester House, was married to M. Maelor Owen, of the education offices, Carnarvon, and eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Owen, Franheuleg, Corwen.

Cwmdare: At Nebo Baptist Chapel, Cwmdare, Miss Mary Phillips (better known by her title "Llinos Aman"), daughter of James Phillips, Pit Cottages, Cwmaman, and John Henry Eynon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Eynon, Brook Street, Aberaman, were married.

Rhos: Lady Morgan, widow of Sir George Osborne Morgan, gave an "at home" at Capel Mawr School Room, Rhos, under the auspices of the Rhos Women's Liberal Association, of which she is president. Many old friends from the neighborhood accepted invitations to be present.

Briton Ferry: A presentation, consisting of a beautiful illuminated album suitably inscribed, together with a purse of gold, was presented to Arthur Steel, late manager of the Glyncorrwg Colliery Company's engineering works at Briton Ferry, on his retirement from business through ill health.

Holyhead: The death of Joseph Hassail, Gordon House, London Road, took place after a long and severe illness. He was a man of splendid physique, and had been superintendent in the Liverpool police force.

Holyhead: The death of Mrs. Owen, wife of W. G. Owen, of the Metropolitan Bank, occurred very suddenly.

Towyn: A fatal motor accident occurred at Towyn, Merioneth. A car belonging to Colonel Clifford, Crawey Gardens, South Kensington, knocked down a local farmer named John Jones, Nantyrella, Abergynolwyn. Dr. Davies, who was passing at the time, immediately attended to Jones, but life was found to be extinct.

Merthyr: By the death of James Davies, Garden Street, there has passed away a very old inhabitant of Merthyr. Mr. Davies, who was born in Carmarthen over 70 years ago, came to Merthyr as a young man and he resided in the town up to the time of his death. For the past 40 years he has worked at his trade as a bootmaker, in the employ of Thomas Thomas, Penry Street.

Kidwelly: The funeral took place of Benjamin Hitchings, a well-known Kidwellyite, who died at his residence, Sea View, Mynyddygarreg, in the 60 year of his age.

Kidwelly: The death occurred at Pontardulais of William Ward, who for many years resided at Kidwelly. He was 67 years of age. He leaves a widow (a sister to Mrs. W. Evans and Mrs. Rees John of Kidwelly), and several children.

Aberdare: D. R. Davies (Telynfab, Gwalia), of the Central Hotel, Aberdare, passed away after a long illness. Deceased was a native of Robertstown, Aberdare, was a harpist of note, and some years ago his services were in regular requisition at various eisteddfodau. He spent some years in the States, and since his return to Aberdare he has been the licensee of the Central Hotel.

Amlwch: Miss M. J. Jones, late of Amlwch, and now of Liverpool, who was the first lady to obtain the degree of F.T.S.C. has now obtained the further degree of Mus. Bac. Her career in the musical world has been unusually successful, and he critics speak in terms of unstinted praise concerning her latest competition, "A Song of Praise," submitted for the degree of bachelor of music at Durham University.

Penmon: A serious accident involving the death of the foreman of the quarry and injuries to two workmen occurred at the Flagstaff quarry, Penmon, Anglesey. Three men, Hugh Hughes, Menm Bridge, foreman; Humphrey Roberts, Penmon; and Ernest Jones, Beaumaris, were engaged in charging a rock with powder. They had close to them a keg of powder, ignited it, and an explosion ensued, which startled the whole quarry.

Rhosddu: The death took place after a long illness of Rev. Griffith Owen of Rhosddu. Mr. Owen, who was 69, was a son of Rev. Cadwaladr Owen of Dolwyddelan. At the time of his death, Mr. Owen was pastor of the Rhosddu and Rhosrobin C. M. churches. He had previously held appointments at Dinmael and Barrow-in-Furness. He published a biography of his father, and was appointed to write the "History of Calvinistic Methodism in the District of the Flintshire Monthly Meeting."

Llanelly: At Llanfair church, Cwmgorse, Arthur Rowe, Northampton Place, Garnant, and Miss Persis May Rowlands, 26 Stepney Place, Llanelly, were united in marriage.

Llanelly: A distressing boating tragedy occurred near the Lighthouse, when Thomas Coombs, Dafen Row, and Oscar Bdwen, Cambrian Place, were drowned. The five survivors were: D. Mathias, Victoria Road; Christmas Williams, Custom House Bank; Charles Nicholas, Custom House Bank; Thom Hughes, Custom House Bank; and Will Roberts.

Mumbles: The death occurred at Norton, Mumbles, of Benjamin Parry, who, till his recent retirement was a well-known stationer and music publisher of Oxford Street, Swansea. When a young man, he went to America and published the Drych. Returning to Wales in 1878 (1873?), he opened business at Swansea, where he conducted a music publishing business well-known throughout the principality. He retired about a year ago, and although he had been ailing for some time, his death was rather unexpected. He leaves a widow and four children.

Submitted: 04/27/14 (Edited 04/27/14)

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