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March 2022

Churchyard tidy up

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On Sunday the 3rd April at 11am a team of volunteers will be in the churchyard doing their annual tidy up – this will include disposing of Christmas Wreaths, removing dead flowers etc and safety checking memorials. Please help us keep our churchyard tidy – thank you.

Richard Clarke School

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Barrie Haywood sent in this photo of Richard Clarke School. Barrie started school about 1952 and remembers some of the names on this photo ie Michael Fowell and Donald Grimley. Please help fill in some of the names. Barrie hopes to come down from Yorkshire and meet up with some… Read More »Richard Clarke School

St Mary & St Anne

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WANTED for our Archives and future exhibitions:- Uniforms of St Mary & St Anne and up to closure i.e Girls summer dress from the 1960s and 1970s, Veil, Ties, Board (hat), boys blazer and cap plus memorabilia and most importantly photographs – including entering into the fancy dress competition in… Read More »St Mary & St Anne

Joseph Twigg: A Faithful and Valued Servant of Hugo Charles Meynell Ingram Esq

Joseph Twigg served the Meynell family of Hoar Cross Hall for thirty seven years. Towards the bank of the west side of the church, a headstone lies flat belonging to Joseph Twigg. The inscription reads: JOSEPH TWIGGWHO DIED AT HOAR CROSS14TH JANUARY 1870AGED 74 YEARSFAITHFUL ANDVALUED SERVANTOF HUGOCHARLES MEYNELLINGRAM ESQ… Read More »Joseph Twigg: A Faithful and Valued Servant of Hugo Charles Meynell Ingram Esq