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Somerset County Herald and Taunton Courier. Saturday 24 Jun 1961
Page 7 Column 7
Local Resident's Funeral
Well-Known Hambridge Woman
The funeral took place at Hambridge Parish Church on Monday of Mrs. Ellen LANGFORD, who died aged 81, at her home, The Bungalow, Hambridge, the previous Thursday.
A native of Minsterworth, Gloucester, she was the wife of Mr. Herbert LANGFORD, and was well known in the Hambridge and Curry Rivel district where she had resided for many years. She was a member of the Curry Rivel Mother's Union and a former member of the Hambridge and Westport Women's Institute.
The service was conducted by the Rev. R. C. T. WALLIS and the grave was lined with flowers.
Family mourners were:- Mr. Herbert LANGFORD (husband), Mr. and Mrs. T. SMART, Mr. and Mrs. N. ALFORD, Mr. and Mrs. Vere ALFORD (sons-in-law and daughters, Mr. Jack LANGFORD, Mr. Bill LANGFORD and Mr. Fred LANGFORD (brothers-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. C. LANGFORD, Mr. and Mrs. Charles LANGFORD, Mr. Clifford LANGFORD, Mrs. Mabel WHIT-MAN, Mrs. Ethel LEACH, Miss Annie SARGENT, Mr. Syd BENNETT, Mr. Dilk JENKINS (nephews and nieces).
Mrs. Louisa ALFORD, Mrs. Bessie HARRIS, Mrs. STODGELL, Mrs. Elsie DINHAM (also representing Messrs. Stanley and Charles DINHAM), Mrs. Joan DINHAM (also representing Mr. Jack DINHAM), Mr. and Mrs. Clifford REED, Mr. and Mrs. Jack REED, Mrs. Beat SERMON, Mr. Lewis BOOBYER, Miss B. GULLIDGE (friends).
Mrs. GILLETT (sister) and Mesdames Eva LANGFORD, Kate LANGFORD and Nell LANGFORD (sisters-in-law) were unable to attend.
Others present at the church included:- Mr. G. HARTLAND (also representing Miss M. OSMOND), Mrs. Eric WHITE, Mr. G. MUSGRAVE (Stoke St. Gregory), Mrs. C. GLOVER (also representing Mr. GLOVER), Mrs. T. DABINETT, Mrs. B. M. SAWYER, Mrs. OLIVER (also representing Curry Rivel Mothers' Union), Mr. F. R. PARKER, Miss Doris PARKER, Mrs. K. WINTER, Mr. A. O. MOUNTER, Mrs. WALLIS.
Floral tributes, in addition to a family cross from the bereaved husband and children, were received from: Herbie, Margaret and John; Sister Ette, London; Joan, Jack and Robert; Elsie, Stanley and Dad; Cliff and family, Langport; Dolly and family, Cheltenham; All at Chiswick; Mabel and Charlie; Nell and Bill; Jack and Eva; Kate and Fred; Don, Ann and Pamela; Bessie and Bill; Mabe, Fred and family, Cheltenham; Sid, Ethel and family;
Reg and Nell, Shaftsbury; Dick and family, Cinderford; Beat, Cinderford; nephews and nieces, Chaxhill; Beat, Fred, Geraldine and Tony, Somerton; Mr. and Mrs. T. H. DABINETT; M. and F. GILLARD; Mary OSMOND and George HARTLAND; Mrs. CAVE, Eric and Dulcie; B. HARRIS and family, Curry Rivel; L. C. BOOBYER and family, Stathe; Bridie, Jim and family, Isle Brewers.
Charlie and Marjorie GLOVER; Amy, Tom and Margaret WOODLAND; Vere and Rose KERRISON; Gladys and Cyril, Westport; Roses for remembrance; Mr. and Mrs. W. DINHAM, Westport; Mr. and Mrs. H. MEAD; Louisa ALFORD; Mr. and Mrs. F. MORRIS and Jean; Mr. and Mrs. H. LONG and family; A. STONE; Mr. and Mrs. LONG and family; Friends at Taunton and Andover; Mr. and Mrs. ALFORD and family, South Petherton; F. and M. LONG and family; Mrs. OLIVER and members of Curry Rivel Mothers' Union; Mrs. HEMBROW and Olive; Mrs. BARNARD and family, Red Hill.
Mr. LANGFORD and family wish to thank their many friends for the letters of sympathy and for the flowers, and to express their gratitude to the doctor and nurses and to their neighbours for kindness shown. Please accept this acknowledgement.
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<NOTES: Ellen, married Herbert Marwood Stenson LANGFORD
Herbert Marwood Stenson LANGFORD son of Henry William LANGFORD or STENSON and Elizabeth Ann Richards or Annie BAKER, married Patience Mary LINTERN and Ellen>