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Aug 31, 2018

War-loss mother's food penalty

Magdalen Davies of Brecon lost her son Ivor in the First World War, 100 years ago this month. Seven months later, she was fined for selling a tin of salmon for more than the maximum permitted under wartime price controls, which ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

still applied after the war had ended. She was proprietor of the Green Dragon Temperance Hotel in Brecon High Street, which had replaced an earlier Green Dragon Inn - where the Brecon County Times was once printed. For more about the former temperance hotel, use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the window of Lexy's barber shop, which occupies part of the ground floor. Or click here