Newspaper Report: Western Gazette June 7, 1935 Page 5



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  • Title Newspaper Report: Western Gazette June 7, 1935 Page 5 
    Source ID S563 
    Text Rampisham
    The late Mr Harry record
    Well-known chariot and Farmer

    The funeral took place on Thursday of Mr Harry record who died suddenly it at the age of 71 on Tuesday at his home Rosemary Cottage after a short illness. He was a well-known figure as a carrier having travelled for 30 years to Yeovil on Fridays and for 40 years to Dorchester on Wednesdays and Saturdays and it was his proud statement that no matter what the weather he had never failed to reach Dorchester with his goods entrusted to him he was the most of the most affable kindly nature very straightforward in his dealings, and an excellent example of the trusted carrier who was a friend and confidential agent of all living along the route he so regularly took. His sudden death came as a the great blow to his immediate relatives who receive the sincere sympathy of the whole countryside. Although his son and daughter continued the carriers business in view of his increasing age he still cook the greatest interest in their daily journeys and in the management of their land.

    Mr Record was born Bettiscombe, his early working years were spent the dairy at Melbury house. In 1893 he married and in the course of time spent 42 years of active hard-working married life in Rampisham. His first and only carry his van still going strong was made for him for Mr B leg wheelwight of Longbredy.

    Carriers van as Hearse

    A regular churchman, it was but natural his last journey should be along his Sunday walk; his coffin being carried as far as the bridge over the Frome in his carriers van, drawn by his favourite old Black Horse Tom led by Mr C. Hellier, an old friend. Chief mourners were:- Mrs H Record, widow; Mrs J Crabb, Sydling; Mrs W.S Hannam, Stockbridge and Miss D Record, Rampisham, daughters Mr J H record and Mr P A record Rampisham Sons Mr J crab and Mr W Hannam son-in-law Mrs J Gooding tables wooden sister-in-law Mr W Gordon rambles Wharton Mrs J hole Mr J Dunford Stoke St Gregory and Mrs w Wales Sherborne nephews and nieces the following were unable avoidable absence Mrs Bond Yeovil sister and Mr J Gooding brother-in-law and many Devon Record fish of the Widow there was a large gathering of simplifying thing farmers carriers and business acquaintances at the church the rev White Collar conducted an impressive service at the church and at the graveside the bearers were messrs c Rasen plsb marshallsay Gairloch H Morris and W Dunford there were many beautiful Floral Tributes Mrs H record and family wish to give the sincere thanks to all those in any way Express sympathy for them in their great loss 
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    Death of Mr Harry Record part 1
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    • Source Type: Newspaper