Funeral took place of George William PUNCHER aged 41 years. Mourners were
his widow, Miss Alice PUNCHER (daughter), Mr and Mrs R PUNCHER, Mrs George
GOTTS, Mr and Mrs George PUNCHER junior, Miss CLARKE, Mrs BARBER, Mr and Mrs
W CLARKE. The Rev T T HARVEY officiated. The congregation included Dr
QUAIT, Rev E and Miss GORDON, MR A E and Mrs WIGSTON, Mr T L WAKELIN, Mr
BLYTHE, Mr RANDELL, Mr MINNS, Mr A J HAGGITH, Mr C COLE, Mr WEBSTER, Mr
APPLETON, Mr GEORGE WALLACE, MR W L DIX, Mr LEEDER, Mr PEER and Mrs HARVEY.
Floral tributes were sent from Mrs ANDREWS (Paston) and Miss HOPPER
(Knapton) and Mr And Mrs CLARKE,
Mr Augustine BIRRELL KC gave a talk entitled "The Coronation of King Edward
VII" to the Mutual Improvement and Debating Society. The Rev J S BARFORD
A variety entertainment in aid of the local football club was given at the
Public Hall. The farce "Incompatibility of Temper" was performed by Mrs A
COOPER, Mrs F EDEN and Major EDEN. also songs were performed by Mrs C W
FOSTER, Mrs B FANNNG (who also both assisted at the pianoforte), Dr A
COOPER, Mrs BURNAND and Mr F RICE.
The Board of Guardians met, presided over by Mr F S CARMAN. Mr and Mrs HEALD
of the Prestwich Union, Manchester were elected Porter and Cook. The Local
Government Board wrote confirming MR P F W TERMAN as medical officer of
Horsey District. Mr PONSFORD thanked the guardians on behalf of the inmates
for the extra Christmas fare and he acknowledged the kindness of Mrs
PACKARD, Smallburgh, Mrs CUBITT, Honing, Rev J PARKINSON, Mrs PETRE and the
Rev J HICKLING in sending presents.
Before H M TAYLOR and F CLOWES
Alfred HOWELL, Labourer of Ludham was fined #2 for being disorderly and
refusing to quit the Bakers' Arms, Ludham
Ernest BROOKS, shoemaker of Hickling was fined 2/6 for being drunk and
Walter NUDD, Fisherman of Hickling was fined 5s for a similar offence at the
same time and place.