Old Ledbury - World War One in Wellington Heath Village

World War One in Wellington Heath Village

World War One Wellington Heath Village

Kington Reporter Newspaper 22 08 1914
Death of Mrs George JONES
The death of Mrs George JONES, mother of Mrs C JONES, of Wellington Heath, and of Mr T G JONES, J.P., Porthcawl, took place at the residence of her daughter, Mrs D F MILES, Cardiff, on Thursday last. The funeral was on Monday and was attended by Mr and Mrs C JONES, of Wellington Heath. The deceased, who was highly respected at Cardiff and Porthcawl, was aged 66 years.

Ledbury Guardian Newspaper 05 09 1914
Recruiting Meeting
An enthusiastic recruiting meeting was held in the Hope End Schoolroom, Wellington Heath, last evening (Thursday), when short speeches were delivered by well-known local gentlemen.

Ledbury Guardian Newspaper 12 09 1914
A small but enthusiastic audience assembled in Hope End School room on Thursday evening, the occasion being a lecture by Mr. J. W. HEWITT, on the war and its cause followed by a small concert. The chair was taken by the Rev. F. S. STOOKE-VAUGHAN. The musical part of the programme was as follows: - Song, "Tipperary" by Mr. D. SMITH; song, "The Soldier Boy" Miss LEWIS; song, "Go to sea, "Mr. T. Drew; comic song, "It's nice to get up in the morning, "Mr. J. HUISH; recitation "Red, White and Blue, " Miss Hilda CLARK; song, " Motherland, " Mrs F. DREW; song, " The Sailor's grave, " Mr. W. PHILLIPS(Cailocfart) " Up and swell the ranks, " Mrs. G. CURNOCK; comic song, " Mary Ann she's after me, " Mr. J HUISH. Mrs. W. PHILLIPS acted as accompanist. The proceeds of the entertainment, about £3, will be sent to the Prince of Wales's Fund.

Ledbury Guardian Newspaper 24 10 1914
The harvest thanksgiving services were held in Christ Church on Thursday evening of last week. A large congregation was present, who joined heartily in the service, which was conducted by the Vicar, who also read the prayers. An eloquent sermon on "The love and bountiful goodness of God, " was preached by the Rev. Wynn LLOYD, of Bromsberrow. Miss STOOKE–VAUGHAN presided at the organ. The thanksgiving services were continued on Sunday, when the sermons were preached by the Vicar. Collections were taken at each service in aid of the Agricultural Benevolent Association and the Prince of Wales' Relief Fund. The church was efficiently decorated with a profusion of fruit, flowers, and vegetables, gifts of grateful parishioners, by Mrs. And Miss STOOKE-VAUGHAN, Mrs. DAWE, Miss DALLOW, Miss PULLEN, and Mrs. WAY.

Ledbury Guardian Newspaper 28 11 1914
Mrs. Benjamin CHADD, Freeman's Cottage, Wellington Heath, beg to offer her heartfelt thanks to the many friends in Ledbury and district for their kind expressions of sympathy in her recent great bereavement.

1914 Newent Reporter Newspaper - Herefordshire History
1914 - 1919 Ledbury Guardian Newspaper - Herefordshire History
1916 Tilley's Almanack
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