granfer

granfer

(ˈɡrænfə)
n
a grandfather
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COUZENS Roy Suddenly but peacefully on Saturday May 23, 2015 at Withybush Hospital aged 65; devoted husband of Elaine, beloved Dad and father-in-law of James and Anne Lyse, Lawrence and Lucy, Rachel and Gerwyn, much loved Granfer to Claudia, Annabelle, Sibylla and Sebastian and a loving brother to John and Jane.
Dearly loved husband of Marion, much loved father of Pamela, Stephen and Philippa, dear fatherinlaw of Tony and Jenny and much loved Granfer of Iain, Philip and Alexandra.
Sue Protheroe - a barmaid in the original production - has been in every show for the past 20 years and will be doubling up in the part of Granfer. The show opens at Dunchuch Village Hall on Tuesday and it will be an evening of special memories as a new "Royal Throne" will also be unveiled on stage in memory of the late Don Townend, who directed the Pantomaniacs.
(12) On the recording, Brian can be heard congratulating his grandfather after the latter had successfully completed 'As I Walked Out' (Roud 586) (13) with the words 'Well done, granfer!'.
There is Sergeant Troy in Far From the Madding Crowd, the whole story of The Trumpet Major, Granfer Cantle in The Return of the Native, and those numerous short stories which touch on war with the French.
Granfer Cantle, an ancient, Christian Cantle, his elderly youngest son, Olly Dowden, Sam, a turf cutter, Humphrey, a furze cutter, and Timothy Fairway, residents of Egdon Heath.
Spokesman Arlene Brindley said: "We need the time-piece, or Granfer, as it is called, because it is an essential member of the cast.