The Baynham, Cale, James and Majumdar family history
Eliza Pritchard

Eliza Pritchard

My Great Grandmother

Born 15 Apr 1878
Gwehelog, Monmouthshire





Family Stories

The Funeral of Eliza James (nee Pritchard) October 1961

Late Mrs. E. James of Cold Harbour

The death has occurred of Mrs. Eliza James, 83, of Woodland View, Cold Harbour, Near Usk, Wife of the late Mr. Joseph Cale James, she is survived by seven sons and four daughters.

The funeral took place at Gwehelog Methodist Church; the Reverend W.H. Tanner (Newport) officiated and the organist was Mrs. Carne.

Mourners at the church: Messrs. Frank, Percy, George, Ernie, Owen, Edgar and Eric James, sons; Mrs. Baynham, Clara, daughters; Trevor, David, grandsons; Mr. and Mrs. A. Hathaway, Mr. W. Price, nephews and niece; Mr. J. James (Pontllanfraith), Mr. Rees James (Blackwood), brothers-in-law.

At the house: Sheila, Ethel, daughters; Mrs. J. James, sister-in-law; Mrs. M. Lewis.

Bearers: Messrs. R. Farr, E. Pritchard, N. Crump, G. Parry.

Also present: Messrs. J. Watkins, F. Jones, E. Howells, C. Lewis, I. Jones, A. Howells, B. Rogers (representing Porters, Berllanderi). R. Powell, J. Price, D. Perrett, (senior) G. Powell, W. Cording, R. Jones, R. Richardson, G.H. James, A. Davies, H. Silverthorne, T. Gwilliam, B. Cowles, C.L. Lucas, W. Price, T. Howells, A. Hathaway, S. Hathaway, G. Sweet, H. Jones, C. Knight, C.F. Cornfield, L. Williams, Garland, Mrs. T. Pearce, Mrs. Baker (representing Mr. W. Baker), Mrs. W. Powell, Mr. and Mrs. T. Davies, the Misses M. and F. Garland.

Flowers: Frank, Ethel; Percy; Edgar, Rose and family; Maggie, John, Ann; Ernie, Owen; Sheila, Denis, Ann; George; Eric, Edna and boys, Clara, Diane; Rees, Lottie and family (Blackwood); Nell, Jack; Albert, Gladys, Brenda; Mr. and Mrs. A. Lewis, Margorie, Reg; Tom, Rose and family; Francis and Millie Jenkins; all at the Elms; Bill and Tom Gwilliam; all at Berllanderi; G. Parry and family; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert (the Crown); Mr. and Mrs. Hobbs; Olwyn Smith; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Price; Mrs. Evans, Angela, Mavis; Mr. and Mrs. W. Cording; Mr. Garland, Muriel, Freda; Mr. and Mrs. J. Watkins and family; all at Chapel Farm; Mr. and Mrs. Long (Somerset Arms) and friends; all at Aberffrwd Mill; Mr. and Mrs. S.T. Lewis and family; Mr. and Mrs. S. Williams and family; Mary Bull (Newport); A. Sutton (Snip Hotel); Mr. and Mrs. T. Davies; Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Bosher, Mrs. Williams (St. Woolos); Mr. W. Bowen and family; Betty, Eric, Stan Todley (Cold Harbour); Mr. and Mrs. F. Bevan; A. and E. Howells (Tump); Mr. and Mrs. T.J. May.

Messrs. W. I. Hampshire and Sons, Raglan, were the undertakers.

The above was transcribed by Gerald Majumdar from a newspaper cutting.

Copyright 2005 Gerald Majumdar