Somerset County Herald 01 Mar 1941 Death Walter Tom LANE Marldon 69 Whitmore Road Taunton Son of William LANE Crowcombe inc DARBY GREED PORTER VILLIS

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Somerset County Herald and Taunton Courier. Saturday 01 Mar 1941

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Mr. Walter Tom LANE, a retired farmer, of “Marldon,” 69, Whitmore-road, Taunton, died at his home on Saturday. He was 82.

A son of the late Mr. William LANE, farmer, of Crowcombe (in which village he was born), Mr. LANE had farmed at Membury (near Honiton), South Petherton, and finally at Lambrook Farm, Taunton. He retired in 1918, and lived at Paignton and Pen Elm, Norton Fitzwarren, before removing to Whitmore-road about 12 months ago.

Had he lived another month he would have celebrated his second silver wedding.

Besides his second wife, he leaves one daughter of the first marriage, Mrs. S. DARBY, of Puckington.


Mr. LANE was buried in the grave of his first wife at West Monkton Churchyard on Wednesday afternoon. Owing to the illness of the Rector (the Rev. C. HUTCHINSON). Captain BULLEN (Church Army) conducted the service.

The mourners were:- Mrs. LANE (wife), Mr. and Mrs. S. DARBY (son-in-law and daughter), Miss Mary DARBY, Messrs. Ian and Ben DARBY (grandchildren), Mr. and Mrs. Bert GREED, Mr. and Mrs. Fred GREED (nephews and nieces), Messrs. Frank GREED, Kingston, Clifford CREED, Crowcombe, Arthur PORTER, Blagdon, Cecil VILLIS, Bishop's Lydeard, and Philip GREED, Stoke St. Mary (nephews).

Mrs. WYATT and Mr C. ALLEN were among the friends present.

Two grandsons, Messrs. Fred and William Lane DARBY, who are with the Forces, were unable to attend.

By request there were no flowers except a full-length cross from the family.

Messrs. W. & A. Chapman, Ltd., carried out the funeral arrangements

01 Mar 1941 Somerset County Herald Funeral William Pollard PAWLEY of 57 Outer Circle Taunton Native of Devon inc NEWMAN POLLARD TONG WOODLEY

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