Hay-on-Wye

LocationEast side of Broad Street opposite the junction with Bridge Street.
Side inscriptionIN MEMORY OF
DAVID WATKINS OF THIS TOWN
FARMER AND STOCKDEALER 1881 1905
ERECTED BY HIS FRIENDS
Side inscription
Front inscription
End inscription
MDFCTA number1698
Type and sizeTrough 1d 9ft 6in granite
Original locationHerefordship. Hay (Herefordshire)
Date erected2 May 1906
CommentsPaid for by local subscription. Cost 56.9.0. In memory of David Watkins. Who was David Watkins of Hay-on-Wye? Hay is on the welsh side of the border but the MDFCTA records list the trough as within Herefordshire. Was this of a mistake or was Hay in Herfordshire in 1906?