Barbara Hole (Brown Owl) retiring in 1968.

Evelyn Doble making a presentation to Barbara Hole on the occasion of her retirement as Brown Owl in 1968. The next Brown Owl, Janice Fuller, is standing on the right.

Hemyock Guides and Brownies in late 1940’s.

Guides and Brownies late 1940s (?) Back Row Standing L to R. Mary Salter, Margaret Pring, Jane Moore, Margaret Moore, Beryl Doble, Margaret(?) Guppy, Brenda Warren, Julie Summers, Marilyn Woodman, Margaret Dunn. Middle Row kneeling L to R. Pam Lowman, Ruth Hold, Sally Eastick, Sylvia Wright, Diane Mitchell. Thirds Row sitting- L to R. ? , Susan Pring(?), ?, ?, Margaret Doble. Front Row. L to R. (?)Guppy, ?, ?, ?, Anne Trenchard.

1977, Presentation of a cardiograph to the surgery

1977, Presentation of a cardiograph to the surgery. The money was raised by the first Hemyock Carnival for many years, organised by Parish Councillor Christine Young, as part of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee activities.

L to R Dr. John Griffin, Dr. Roger Wells, Terry Doble Chairman of the Parish Council, Dr. Jonathan Meads, Christine Young, and Brian Clist, Parish Councillors.

Hemyock Home Guard, early 1940s

Hemyock Home Guard, early 1940s

L to R Back Row – Geoff James, Leslie Hart, Stanley Salter, Stanley Lowman, Chris Doble, Frank Lowman, George Salter Percy Pike, Albert Salter, Stanley Doble, Harry Richards, Leonard Stuart, Jack Wood, Roy Granger, Harold Durham.

Middle Row – Arthur Shire, Bill Pike, Jack Trenchard, Frank Simmonds, Dennis Pring, Cedric Jenkins, Eric Cubitt, ? Chichester, Jim Hart, Dr. Muir, George Gammon Dick Granger, Walter Lee, Jack Lilley.

Front Row – Fred Clark, Fred Lawrence, Jim Lowman, Bill Alway, Bill Trickey, Dick Pooley, Harold Cubitt, H.O.Lowry, R. Thorne, George Franks, Bill Hutchings, Jim Woodgate, Harry Bale, Bill Bradford, Harry Trickey.

Hemyock School Senior PE March 1954.

Senior School P.E. March 1954. Back Row L to R. John Churchill, John Barrow, Christine Howe, Brenda Warren, Yvonne Gibbs, Margaret Hallett, Michael Bradford, Tom Bright. Middle Row- Phillip Martin, Michael Ashton, Harold South, Elsie Doble, Janet Lowman, Margaret Manley, Annette Maltby, Gordon Lowman, Michael Bishop, Winston Scoble. Front Row- Nigel Pring, John Doble, Pauline King, Sylvia Bright, Mr. Frank Warren (Senior Master), Anne Cox, Diane Mitchell, Brian Spiller and Derek Hadley.

Hemyock School, Christmas 1956.

Hemyock School pupils in historical costume. Christmas 1956. With teacher Mavis Clist at the back.

Back Row. L to R. Marilyn Jones, Raymond Drew, Tom Fouracre, Rosalind Bourden, Maureen Granger, Michael Knott, Christine Henson, Carolyn Dew, Janet Granger, Rosemary Hurd, Janice Fuller, Roy Perrott.

Front Row. L to R. Brian Doble, Trevor Coles, Malcolm Edwards, Gwen Kallaway, John Lawrence, Keith Gammon, Christine Middleton.

Hemyock School Class of 1919.

Hemyock School. Class 1 1919.

Back Row. Olive Hill, Mary Salter, Mary Morgan, Olive Pring, Stella Clist, Ethel Doble.

Upper Middle Row. Mr.Baxter, Mildred White, Queenie Pring, Laura Lowman, Kathleen Peardon, ? Wyatt, Olive Ayres, ? Salter, Les Hart, Bob Wyatt, Albert Causley.

 Lower Middle Row. ?, Victor Stradling, ? Phillips, Ivy Phillips, ?, ?, ?, Edie Slater, Phyllis Manley, ?.

Front Row. ?, Bill Pike, ?, ?, Walter Hart, Edward Lutley or Chris Doble, Denis Pring.

 

Stanley Doble at ‘Doble’s’ Garage.

Stanley Doble in his garage first set up a garage at the top of the village selling bicycles, motorbikes and radios. The motor car trade became the most important part of the business. He retired over 20 years ago but the garage, taken over by David Graham, is still known as Doble’s.

Ronald Doble – 1973

Ronald Doble, a builder, who began his career as a carpenter and wheelwright. The family business is now continued by his son Brian.