When his brother died, Price sold the cottage and emigrated to Australia . He had intended returning to this country on the Royal Charter but, fortunately for himself, failed to catch it — the ship, it will be remembered, was wrecked on the coast of Anglesey , 20 Oct. 1859 . After returning home he settled in his native parish where he continued to compose . In his later years, however, he lived at Builth , where he d. 5 March 1898 at the age of 82; he was buried 9 March in Builth churchyard. In 1935 a memorial stone was erected over his grave.
Onfel Thomas, Builth Wells
Published date: 1959