Henry M Drewett (1855-1944)

Brinkworth & Swindon PM District Synod Souvenir Handbook, 1932

The Late Mr. Henry Drewett

The death occurred on Thursday of Mr. Henry Drewett, at the age of 88.

Mr. Drewett came to Newbury in his early days and was employed at Messrs. Church Bros., later Forrest Stores Ltd., where he remained until he retired.

He had been a life-long member of the Methodist Church and was presented with a diploma of honour, after 53 years service as a Sunday School teacher.

The funeral took place on Saturday, the service being held in the Methodist Church, Bartholomew-street, the Rev. A. Russell Potts officiating. Mr. Griffin was at the organ.

The family mourners were: Mr. H. Drewett (son), Miss E. Drewett (daughter), Mrs. H. Drewett (daughter-in-law), Mrs. J. Crawley (sister-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. Bickernell (brother and sister-in-law), Mrs. Slater (niece), Mr.and Mrs. C. Griffin (nephew and niece), Mrs. Percy Griffin (niece), Mr. and Mrs. V. Griffin (nephew and niece), Mrs. Springthorpe and Mrs. V. Lovegrove (nieces).

Newbury Weekly News 20 April 1944


The Friends of Newtown Road Cemetery

Born 9 August 1855. Died 13 April 1944. Buried 15 April 1944.


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