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May 7, 2018

Brecon baker's brushes with law

A Brecon baker landed in court several times before, during and after the First World War on various charges, including cruelty to the horse which delivered his bread. The driver of the cart, William Howcroft, was ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

also fined but later distinguished himself in military service - he was even mentioned in dispatches in 1918. The bakery was in a building in Ship Street, now home to Ship Shape Hair salon, which is thought to date from the 17th century and to have a medieval window aperture at the back. For more about the building and bakery, use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the front window of Ship Shape Hair. Or click here