LHS Meeting Monday 21 October 2019

LHS Meeting Monday 21 October 2019

LHS Meeting Monday 21 October 2019: planned future activities, graveyard survey, Heathcote’s letters home from Peru, Roman Road and Hollow Way

Meeting Report Thursday 2 May 2019

Meeting Report Thursday 2 May 2019

Meeting Report Thursday 2 May 2019: The discovery and publication of Barbara Clegg’s long-hidden history of Compton & Shawford, future activities.

The Otterbourne Road

The Otterbourne Road

The Otterbourne Road: A brief history of tracks, routes and roads in Compton & Shawford with references to J.S.Drew and J.P.Williams-Freeman

The Story of a Quiet Parish

The Story of a Quiet Parish

The Story of a Quiet Parish: a hidden gem discovered in the Hampshire Record Office and now published for the enjoyment of Compton & Shawford residents

Barbara Large MBE

Barbara Large MBE

Barbara Large MBE, FRSA, FHUW (1932-2019) – remembering Barbara, her contribution to writing and to the community, with details of memorial services

The Wayside Cross – 101 years on

The Wayside Cross – 101 years on: details about designing and fund-raising for the Wayside Cross, and of the dedication service on 24 April 1918.

All Saints Church Font

All Saints Church Font

All Saints Church Font – Even Stones Tell Stories: the history of the Norman font, what it’s made of, and 20th Century changes.

LHS Meeting Thursday 2 May 2019

LHS Meeting Thursday 2 May 2019

LHS Meeting Thursday 2 May 2019: planned future activities, Barbara Clegg’s Story of a Quiet Parish, publications since last meeting

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Programme

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves – the February 1952 Parish Magazine’s review of the 1952 Shawford pantomime, written and produced by Barbara Clegg.

Hartley Honeyman

Major Hartley Honeyman MBE

Major Hartley Honeyman: sportsman, founding member and first treasurer of the relaunched Tennis Club in the late 1980s, Parish Magazine production supremo

Sid Russell

Sid Russell – Parish Council Chairman, Parish Magazine Editor, and well-known for the village Christmas parties which he began.