RWAS Long Service Medals for agricultural workers

17 July 2018

Six agricultural workers from across Wales, who together have notched up 275 years of service, will receive a Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Long Service Medal in recognition of their commitment to the agricultural industry at this year’s Royal Welsh Show.

The recipients of this year’s medals are:

  • Stephen David Adams, aged 56 of Llannor, Pwllheli, who has worked for Richard Thomas Ellis, Carnguwch, Llithfaen, Pwllheli for 40 years.

  • Michael Derek Bolderston, aged 58 of Forden, Welshpool, who has worked within the industry for 43 years, most recently for R E Cookson & Son, Deffryn, Berriew, Welshpool for 4 years.

  • Gwilym Pearce Jones, aged 67 of Glasfryn, Pwllheli, who has worked within the industry for 52 years, most recently for Mr Williams-Ellis, Glasfryn Estate, Pwllheli, for 40 years.

  • Lewis Owen, aged 69 of Llanafan, Aberystwyth, who has worked within the industry for 49 years, most recently for Oliver Seeds for 19 years.

  • Hefin Parry, aged 65 of Talwrn, Llangefni, who has worked within the industry for 50 years, most recently for E Ll M & R H T Williams, Dolaugwyn, Bryncrug, Tywyn for 37 years.

  • Kenneth William George Powell, aged 65 of Crossways, Newcastle, Monmouth, who has worked within the industry for 41 years, most recently for JFW McConnel Will Trust, T/A McConnel Farms, Whitehouse Farm, Crossways, Newcastle.