Narpo Swansea Branch
wreath Dedicated to families and friends who passed away


Date died
Funeral details
Ex.PC.341 Graham T. SMITH 20th Jan 2015 28th Jan 2015
Ex. Ch. Supt Ivor H. HEATLEY N/K 29th Jan 2015
Mrs. Doreen WHITING (widow of Ex.Inspector John Whiting 2nd Jan 2015 22nd Jan 2015
PC Andrew (Andy) McMillan (Traffic and Motorway) 6th Jan 2015 28th Jan 2015
Ex Detective Inspector Eric BIRD 23rd Dec 2014 13th Jan 2015
Ken Lewis ex Detective Superintendent 22nd Dec 2014 16th Jen 2015
Joan Abraham, the wife of ex-Chief Supt. Derek Abraham 18th Dec 2014 9th Jan 2015
Mrs. Barbara JONES (aged 91 years), widow of Ex.PC Ian Jones 16th Dec 2014 29th Dec
Mrs. Joan BLETHYN, wife of former Supt. Dai Blethyn. N/K 22nd Dec 2014
Emma Williams (formerly Pc 4242) wife of retired
Pc 91 Ian Williams
N/K 30th Dec 2014
Margaret Harrigan Dec 2014 11th Dec 2014
Margaret Hopkins widow of Dai Hopkins N/K N/K
Alan Tooby N/K 22nd Dec 2014
Trevor Lempriere N/K 10th Dec 2014
Margaret Hopkins, the widow of ex Chief Inspector Dai Hopkins Nov 2014 5th Dec 2014

Ex.PC Gerry TAYLOR Jerry was a PC/DC in and around the Pontypridd area for all his service and was the PC's representative on the Federation for a number of years. Upon retirement he took-up employment with the Federation at Briton Ferry and advised many of our members on various issues.

25th Nov 2014 10th Dec 2014
Ex.PC. 75 William Ivor CROMPTON 19th Nov 2014 28th Nov 2014
Ex-Inspector Graham Lewis 8th Nov 2014 19th Nov 2014
GREY Bernard George (Retired Civilian Driver South Wales Police and Uncle Bernard Treforys) Tiny Tots. Bernard was well known and liked by Swansea based officers. 30th Oct 2014 12th Nov 2014
Ex. PC. Derrick DEWHURST 13th Oct 2014 Nov 2014
Christine Tilley, wife of Ken, in Spain where they now live. 1st Oct 2014 Oct 2014
John (Jake) Ellis retired Cardiff City Police Officer Oct 2014 20th Oct 2014
PC Geoff Cole 9th Sept 2014 25th Sept 2015
Mrs Joan Thomas Joan was married to David Thomas, Force No. 480 (known to many as ARW Dai), and had been employed, initially with Glamorgan Constabulary and latterly South Wales Police, in a civilian capacity for in excess of thirty years. She worked in Port Talbot Police Station until the Complaints and Discipline Department was formed, working out of Skewen Police Station from where she retired on ill health in 2003.

Joan was an extremely popular member of staff, well liked by all her colleagues, and will be greatly missed by all her friends. (Wynne Thomas)
31st Aug 2014 11th Sept 2014
Ex Ch.Insp. Roger BRENT passed away after a long illness. He leaves a widow Barbara.Roger was well known to many throughout his service, serving in the Traffic Department.Training and Driving School.

Following his retirement he became very much involved with NARPO and took a very active part on the Committee and was elected to the post of Treasurer, which he held between 2001 and 2012, when illness forced him reluctantly to relinquish the roll, although he remained very active on the Committee and was a source of knowledge many of us relied on. (Allan Crocombe)
27th Aug 2014 9th Sept 2014
Ex.Insp. Terry SQUIRES of Pontyclun. 22nd Aug 2014 4th Sept 2014
Retired sergeant 2245 Graham "GINGER" Davies. . Graham was 81 years of age. He is survived by his wife Ellen. Graham served all his service in Swansea, as a detective constable in various CID departments and as a uniform Sergeant at Cockett. 22nd August 2014 5th Sept 2014
Ex. Chief Inspector William T. BROWN (known to all as "Bill") (Rhondda) 13th Aug 2014 22nd Aug 2014)
Mrs Marlene Loader GRIFFITHS (the wife of Ex.Insp Alun Griffiths) 30th July 2014 7th August 2014
Retired Police Inspector Brian Welch on 28th July. Our condolences are conveyed to his wife Rose and all of the family. Brian was 81 years old - He joined the Swansea Borough Force in 1953 after finishing his National Service. All of Brian's service was in the Swansea City area where he worked as Uniform Patrol as Constable and Sergeant and also as Detective Constable and Detective Sergeant ; prior to that he worked on the Railways

He served as part of the Brtish Police Force Contingent in Cyprus during the troubles . He prematurely retired in 1977 as a Patrol Inspector due to severe ill health problems. (He leaves a wife Rose and 2 stepsons Bryan and Stephen Heard) Bryan is a serving Inspector in the South Wales Force. As Ray Norwood has emailed, "Brian will be remembered as as a tough guy to be up against, always a good guy to have on on your side. "
28th July 2014 8th Aug 2014
Margaret Jean John the wife of PC 2044 Ieuan John 8th July 2014 21st July 2014
Former Inspector Geoffrey Davies 30th June 2014 11th July 2014
Retired Sergeant Tim Davies 29th June 2014 11th July 2014
Edna Jenkins (Mother of Peter Jenkins) She was a member of NARPO and Bryon Tucker and his wife gave her a NARPO presentation on her 100th Birthday last September, 2013 23rd June 2014 3rd July 2014

Ex.PC. Trevor WILKINS of 5, Fford yr Ywen, The Coppice, Tonteg, Pontypridd. CF38 1PL, following a long illness. He leaves a wife Frances.

Trevor was a Traffic Cop through and through working out of Treforest for many years. He was an active member of the NARPO Glamorgan Committee, were his jokes and forthright contributions will be sorely missed. (Allan Crocombe)

9th June 2014 June 2014
Ex.PS. Nigel Harry EVANS (Cardiff) 22nd May 2014 6th June 2014
Mrs Barbara Jean DOLE, widow of Ex.PC. Wyndham Dole. 27th May 2014 7th June 2014
Glyn Pockett He was 96 years old. Glyn retired as a Superintendent and will also be remembered for his major contribution to police sport, as the force welfare officer and for teaching literally hundreds of police officers' children ( mine included ) to swim at Guildford Crescent baths. He organised the Police Ball at the City Hall for many years and was a life member and Vice-President of NARPO Cardiff Branch. ( Alan Greaves) 29th May 2014 June 2014
Gaynor Anthony, wife of Brian Anthony ex CID 5th May 2014 14th May 2014

Pamela Williams - widow of Ex Chief Insp Elwyn Williams (Swansea Borough)

Pamela lived in Alderney (Channel Islands) and a few years ago she donated copies of "To Guard My People" (Large PDF file) and "Luftwaffe over Swansea" to our Branch.

May 2014 May 2014
Mrs. Edna CROCKETT (wife of Graham) April 2014 9th May 2014
Ex.DC. Patrick George ASTON of Llantwit Major. Patrick worked in Barry CID for many years until his retirement 19th April 2014 2nd May 2014

Ex.PC. David DAVIES aged 79years, of 21, Gelli Fron, Gelli, Rhondda CF41 7NS after a long illness.

David was a Royal Marine before joining the Police Service. He served in Maesteg,Tonyrefail, Gelli and Ton Pentre Police Stations during his service and retired in the early 1980's. It is understood that he was an active member of the Rhondda NARPO Group, regularly attending their meetings until his recent illness prevented his attendance.

15th April 2014 29th April 2014
Gerald (Gerry) Hamilton Davies, retired Chief Inspector Cardiff 2nd April2014 23rd April 2014
Ex.Insp Roy SHANKLAND 18th March 2014 2nd April 2014
Audrey Jones, Audrey was 82 years of age and was the wife of Idwal Jones, former National President of Narpo. 9th March 2014 28th March 2014
Glenys Parry (widow of Ralph Parry - Pc 145 7th March 2014 March 2014
Trevor Davies (Ex. 2091) He was a widower and we have no information as to other members of the family. Trevor joined the Swansea Borough Force in in about 1946/7 - he retired in 1977. He served in the city centre and the old Swansea West 'B' Division both as a constable and a Sergeant He was a firm but fair man, well respected and popular with his colleagues of all ranks. He will be well remembered for his perpetual greeting "Hello lovely boy"
26th Feb 2014 13th March 2014
Ron STILLMAN of Bridgend. Force Number was 688 Feb 2014 28th Feb 2014
Cardiff City officer Bernard Goddard 25th Feb 2014 6th March 2014
Eirlys, wife of Keith Carne 20th Feb 2014 6th March 2014
Ex.DC. Peter Benbow - Merthyr Tydfil 19th Feb 2014 27th Feb 2014
Pamela Reed, widow of Billy 16th Feb 2014 Feb 2014
Mrs Lilian Morris, late husband of Inspector Gwyn Morris Feb 2014 26th Feb 2014
Brian Genner, retired Chief Inspector 17th Jan 2014 30th Jan 2014
Mary Joanna 'Joan' MacCormack - widow of Alexander 'Lexie' 16th Jan 2014 3rd Feb 2014
Ex PC 58 - Swansea Borough 16th Jan 2014 4th Feb 2014
Ex.Ch. Supt.Gwynfryn JONES 5th Jan 2014 17th Jan 2014
Doug Shilton ? ?
Alex Finlay, former D.C Dec 2013 24th Dec 2013
Kath - wife of Brian Frame 4th Dec 2013 20th Dec 2013
Mrs. Nancy SQUIRES the widow of Ex.Ch Supt Philip Clive Squires 21st Nov 2013 2nd Dec 2013
Kenneth Bishop 17th Nov 2013 25th Nov 2013
Peter J Codd - Ex - Pc 1232 Retired Officer Neath/Port Talbot 19th Nov 2013 29th Nov 2013
Keith Roderick (Retired Chief Inspector)
An Obituary from Keith's son, Ian.

Initially, Dad was Petty Officer in the Merchant Navy.
Pc 273 B div Swansea Borough, joined August 1964.
Served in car and metal squad, divisional CID, Serious Crime Squad and No. 8RCS as Det Sgt.
Uniform Inspector in Pontardawe and Morriston before going to ARG at HQ.

Prosecutions Inspector in OSU Swansea and promoted to Ch Insp 'G' before finally retiring in February 1996.
Later served for a time as launching officer at Horton/Port Eynon life boat. Proud to have had the opportunity to serve alongside him for a short time in Swansea (apart from when he bounced my files)

Ian Roderick
10th Nov 2013 25th Nov 2013
Ex.Ch.Supt. John OLIVER 5th Nov 2013 15th Nov 2013
Ex.PC.558 Albert Bernard MONKHOUSE 3rd Nov 2013 13th Nov 2013
Mrs. Carrie LEE the widow of Ex.Deputy Chief Constable Kenneth G. Lee 2nd Nov 2013 14th Nov 2013
Ex.Ch.Insp. Frederick H. LEWIS 1st Nov 2013 21st Nov 2013
Mrs Glenys Bright, the widow of the late Inspector Fred Bright. 25th Oct 2013 Nov 2013
Byron Mugford 15th Oct 2013 Oct 2013
Mike Kruck 18th Oct 2013 1st Nov 2013
Ex. Ps 1424 Will Thomas 13th Oct 2013 23rd Oct 2013
Retired Chief Inspector Martin McCarthy 9th Sept 2013 Sept 2013
Eryl Jenkins Nee Skyrme 21st Sept 2013 8th Oct 2013
Richard (Dick) Ward Sept 2013 25th Sept 2013
Mrs Patricia Irene Evans the much respected and well-loved wife of our President (of Narpo) Eric Evans. 5th Sept 2013 13th Sept 2013
Trevor Price 84 years, a former traffic officer and d/c in the car and metal squad. 7th Sept 2013 Sept 2013
Sheila 'Joan' ANTHONY - beloved wife of Ex.PS. Roy Anthony 26th Aug 2013 Sept 2013
Sylvia Davies who was the first serving female officer in the Swansea Borough during World War II. She was known then as Sylvia Jenkins and her collar number was 4. She was 93 years old. 10th Aug 2013 21st Aug 2013
Billy Samuels (ex PC 1913) 9th Aug 2013 Aug 2013
Pam Bryant, nee Hoskins 6th Aug 2013 Aug 2013
Ex.DS. Clive John LLEWELLYN 29th July 2013 8th Aug 2013
Billy Reed Ex. PC 66 July 2013 7th Aug 2013
P.C. Alfred 'John' Hughes July 2013 31st July 2013
Ex.Supt Thomas William WHITEFOOT 21st July 1st Aug 2013
Les Hicks 19th July 2013 July 2013
June EVANS, beloved wife of Roy (32) 8th July 2013 18th July 2013
Ex.P.C Timothy Simon Patrick SMITH July 2013 16th July 2013
Marg ELLERY the beloved wife of the late Jake 25th June 2013 3rd July 2013
Ex.PC. 234 Evan Vivian TANNER (Maesteg) 25th June 2013 10th July 2013
Ex.P.C. Frederick John CROSS 17th June 28th June 2013
Ex. PC 2614 Dick Thomas 11th June 2013 25th June 2013
Jeremy Weston, a serving police officer at Swansea, the son of retired Inspector Jeff Weston 15th May 2013 24th May 2013
George Brinkworth (Cardiff) 13th May 2013 29th May 2013
Jordana Thomas - daughter of Graham and Sheran 3rd May 2013 16th May 2013
Phyllis Phillips (Wife of Grey Phillips) 14th April 2013 25th April 2013
Brian W. Clemett (Clem) Ex. Pc at Pontypridd 14th April? 2013 17th April
Paul Raymond Edwards - Ex. Swansea Officer    
Mair - Widow of Les Williams 11th April 2013 30th April 2013
Mrs A.M Mathews - Widow of the late Ch.Insp Harold Mathews 7th April 2013 13th April 2013
David William LEWIS - Ex. PS 969 23rd Mar 2013 9th April 2013
Norman Hopkins - Ex. Det.Insp 31st Mar 2013 15th April 2013
Gary WATKINS - P.S. 2300 18th Mar 2013 26th Mar 2013
Stuart SHARP - Ex. Pc 422 10th Mar 2013 27th Mar 2013
Hedley James Onions - Ex. Insp 7th Mar 2013 22nd Mar 2013
John THOMAS Ex.PS. 383 3rd Mar 2013 14th Mar 2013
Tom Edwards - former Gower Policeman 7th Mar 2013 14th Mar 2013
Wynne Emrys ROSSER - Ex.Ch.Insp. 28th Feb 2013 14th Mar 2013
John Emlyn GROVES - Ex.P.S 27th Feb 2013 11th Mar 2013
Jim Herbert - Retired Police Sergeant G Division 3rd Feb 2013 13th Feb 2013
Mrs Maureen Thomas - widow of Pc Ray Thomas    
Mrs Kathleen Banfield - widow of the late Alec has died. 18th Jan 2013 1st Feb 2013
Swansea Crem.
Mrs Pauline Thomas (nee Smale) widow of Ex. C/Insp Ieuan Thomas 10th Jan 2013 22nd Jan 2013
Evan Hugh Morgan Ex. Ps 325 9th Jan 2013 21st Jan 2013 Cardiff
Mrs Mary Joyce REES (the widow of Ex.Ch.Insp Llewellyn REES 24th Dec 2012 15th Jan 2013
Mrs Gill Williams (Wife of Ex. Ps 1047 Tony Williams) 16th Dec 2012 19th Dec 2012
Mrs. Miriam Evans (Widow of Ex.Ch.Insp. Tom Evans 13th Dec 2012 21st Dec 2012


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