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.

Coronation Celebrations 1953

Coronation Celebrations in the village in 1953. Dancing through the streets. Early leaders in the dance are Thelma Lowry and Mrs Pike, June Bradbury and Mary Salter, Barbara and Les Bowden, Mrs Netherway and Marjory Webber, Barbara Hole and Michael Pike, Mrs Reed followed by a large part of the population of Hemyock.

Hemyock Women’s Institute

Members of the Women’s Institute gathered in Hemyock Parish Hall. The occasion was the presentation of the clock on the wall behind the ladies to the parish. The ladies pictured L to R (surnames only):-Back Row – Finch, Naish, LeFevre, Lutley, Lutley, Lowman, Hole, Granger, South, Fuller, Farrant, Bennett. Middle Row- Guppy, Clist, Board, Ackland, Clatworthy, Priestman, Edwards, Doble, Warren, Woodman, Farrant, Baker, Evans. Front Row- Willey, True, Shere, Hallam, Lowry, Netherway, Salter, Pike, Cork, Hutchings. (Photo published courtesy of Express & Echo)