July 2019

The Trust is very sad to report the death of two family members both of whom were keen supporters of the Trust and its work.

  • Jan Talbot #670 died aged 90 and Martin Riley died aged 75, both on 24th June 2019.  We send our condolences to their families and friends.

The Trust is pleased to have been given two interesting items for the Archive:

  • Mrs Delia Golding donated a leather-bound, gilt-edged subscription book “St. Clement’s Church” which was presented by the parishioners to Churchwarden William Harvey Orvis on 25th January 1909 expressing their sympathy for his illness and wishing him a speedy recovery.
  • Mr Steven Painton donated a panel of ceramic tiles from the hall floor of Brownhill House, near Southampton together with a number of photographs prior to it being demolished for housing.  Brownhill House, built in 1867, was the home of Augustus Hills Cobbold from 1896 until his death in 1931.  Five of his grandchildren were born in the house.

The Trust is grateful for help given, often with family tree information, by (in no particular order):

Gareth Scott, Brian Graham, Ruth Richardson, Clare, Rosalyn Davies, Rob & Cheryl Phare, Carolyn Anthony, Sally Patrick, Michael Gibbs, William Oswald, Malcolm Puttick, Annemarie Josey, Ian Welch, Paul O’Brien, Simon Toynbee, Charles Marment, Nick Moger, Simon Bentley and Tim Riley.

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