The Wolverton Express 11 December 1964



A nurseryman in the village, Mr. Jack Harry Collyer, died at his home 26 The Chequers, Castlethorpe, on Tuesday last week, aged 63.

He was employed at Miss Clarke’s nurseries, Castlethorpe, and died suddenly.

The funeral service at Castlethorpe Church on Monday was followed by cremation at Milton, and the ashes will be interred in Little Missenden cemetery.

Family mourners were: Mr. [A. Collyer] Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Collyer (sons and daughter-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. J. Alderman, Mr. and Mrs. A. King, Mr. and Mrs. F. Booden (sons-in-law and daughters), Mr. and Mrs. R. Holdstock (brother-in-law and sister), Mr. and Mrs. F. James, Mr. and Mrs. L. Grace (brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law), Mr E. S. Gascoyne, Mr. S. Plowman (friends).

Friends present included: Miss Clarke, Mrs. R. Pittam, Mrs. Hill, Mrs Willett, Mrs. Mullins, Mrs. H. West, Mrs. Gray, Mrs. E. Nicholls, Mrs. A. Graham, Miss Feasey and Mr. Prue.

As reported there were no flowers other than the family wreath inscribed: In loving memory of our dear Pop, from al his children and grandchildren.