Western Mail Saturday November 27. 1926. No. 258.
FORMER BARRY PIERMASTER.
The funeral of Captain John Thomas HARRIS, of 22, Redbrink-crescent, Barry
Island, who, as announced in yesterday's Western Mail, died on Thursday, at the
age of 32 years, will take place on Monday afternoon, leaving the residence at
two o'clock for St. Baruch's Church, Barry Island, thence to Merthyr Dyfan
FUNERAL OF MR. J. W. JONES, CARDIFF.
The funeral of Mr. John William JONES, OF 22, Park-street, Cardiff, president of
the Cardiff Skittle and Bagatelle League, took place on Friday at the Cardiff
Cemetery, and was attended by a large number of members of the National Union of
Railwaymen and brother Oddfellows.
The Rev. C. A. CLARKE, vicar of St. Dyfrig's, officiated at the cemetery, and
the Oddfellows's rite was observed at the graveside by Brother Charles FLETCHER
(local secretary of the Oddfellows). The chief mourners were Mrs. E. A. JONES,
(widow), Miss Daisy JONES (daughter), and Mr. and Mrs. W. JONES (grandparents).
Among others present were Dr. GRIFFITHS, Mr. E. CASWELL (representing the
manager of the Great Western Railway), Mr. D.RADLEY (National Union of
Railwaymen), Mr. E. PRICE (Cathays Conservative Club), Mr. F. AUBREY
(Carlylians's Club), Mr. W. H. JORDAN (Employers' Clearing House), Mr. S. O.
IRVINE (Coal Trimmers Union), Mr. E. PRICE (W. W. NEILL, Limited), Messrs. G.
MERCER, P.G.M., and Charles FLETCHER (Oddfellows). The bearers were Messrs. A.
TROTT, J. NORTHMORE, W. SLOCOMBE, C. HOOPER, J. FRANKLIN, H. JONES, E. TROTT,
and J. SLOCOMBE.
LATE CAPT. GRONOW, DINAS CROSS.
Capt. David G. GRONOW, of Myrtle Hill, Dinas Cross, whose burial took place in
the Ramah burial ground, succumbed to a heart attack on Saturday last, after
being outdoor a few hours previously. After a successful seafaring career,
during which he held command of many large vessels, he retired some years ago. A
staunch Methodist, he was treasurer and a deacon at Brynhenllan Calvanistic
Methodist Church. He is survived by a widow, three sons and three daughters. The
officiating ministers at the funeral were the Rev. James LAMB, Fishguard; the
Rev. J. L. JONES (pastor), the Rev. George MORGAN, Tyhen; the Rev. O. M. YOUNG,
Tabor; and the Rev. W. Cilynfab WILLIAMS, rector.
The chief mourners were Mrs. GRONOW, Mrs. T. DAVIES, London (daughter), the
Misses Eileen and Elsie GRONOW (daughters), Messrs. D. L. and Donald GRONOW
(sons), Capt. and Mrs. GEORGE (sister and brother-in-law), Capt. J. GEORGE
(brother), Mr. GEORGE, Laugharne; the Rev. T. LAMB, Tredrissi; Capt. EVANS,
Newport; Mr. and Mrs. M. GEORGE; Capt. EVANS, Cardiff; Miss M. LAMB,
Miss GRONOW, Caerfarchell; Mrs. M. P. DAVIES, Mrs. and Miss HOWELL, and Mrs.
JONES, St. Dogmael's. One of the sons, Mr. John E. GRONOW, is at sea.
LATE MRS. E. WILLIAMS, BRYNSADLER.
Mrs. Elizabeth WILLIAMS wife of Mr. Edward WILLIAMS, of the post-office,
Brynsadler, Pontyclun, was buried on Thursday in the Talygarn Church Cemetery.
Canon D. T. GRIFFITHS, vicar of Dewi Sant, Cardiff, and the Rev. D. DAVIES,
Talygarn, officiated at the house and the church.
The chief mourners were:-Mr. Edward WILLIAMS (husband); Mr. and Mrs. W.
WILLIAMS Cardiff (son-in-law and daughter); Mr. and Mrs. T. KING (son-in-law and
daughter); Mr. and Mrs. Edwin WILLIAMS, Cardiff (son and daughter-in-law); Mr.
and Mrs. C. DUNFORD, Cardiff (brother and sister-in-law); a number of
grand-children, and other relatives.
BURIAL OF MRS. S. J. HUGHES, PONTHIR.
There was a large and representative attendance at the funeral of Mrs. S. J.
HUGHES, who was closely identified with the women's Unionist work at Ponthir,
which took place at the Baptist Burial-ground, Ponthir. The Rev. T. REEVES
(Abertillery), assisted by the Rev. J. R. PHILLIPS (vicar of Llanfrechfa) and
the Rev. W. Ingil JAMES (Barry), officiated. The princial mourners were the
Misses Kathleen and Margaret HUGHES (daughters), Mr. and Mrs. W. WILLIAMS, Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. HUGHES, and Mr. and Mrs. Wyndham WILLIAMS (brothers and
Mr. J. MADDOCKS, RHYMNEY.
Mr. John MADDOCKS, chief traveller for the Rhymney Brewery for over 30 years,
died at his home. Rhymney House, Rhymney, on Friday, at the age of 58 years. Mr.
MADDOCKS was appointed when the Rhymney Breweries were owned by Messrs. Andrew
BUCHAN and Co. and was a familiar figure in most areas of South Wales and
Monmouthshire. He had been in indifferent health for some time, but was at his
duty on Wednesday. He is survived by a widow and four children-one son and three