The Challenge Cup

  Last week we attended the annual prize giving of NSHS (we didn`t win anything), with hot pot supper and a visit from the Mayor and a good time was had by all.  Each year there are prizes for winners of the big veg competition and for the best kept gardens.  The overall winner is … Continue reading The Challenge Cup

1924 Annual Show of Fruit and Vegetables

In 1922 the committee resolved to hold a show the following year, and to prepare by organising an event to raise funds.  They called a special meeting, but only the secretary turned up and it had to be abandoned.  In August 1923 they again resolved to have a show next year and another special meeting … Continue reading 1924 Annual Show of Fruit and Vegetables

1920s – Every day life on the gardens

I`ve decided that going through the minutes meeting by meeting will be amazingly tedious, so I`m going to take it decade by decade, and pull out anything that seems interesting.  What I will say, related to the previous post, is that by the time of the AGM in February 1923, they had not got money … Continue reading 1920s – Every day life on the gardens

Committe Meeting Minutes 1922

So, back to transcribing the minutes. They begin again with the annual meeting in 1922, held in St John the Baptist School, with Rev. M. Owens (the vicar of St John`s at that time) in the Chair and J.  Gibson, secretary.  The minutes of previous meetings were read and confirmed, indicating that there were meetings … Continue reading Committe Meeting Minutes 1922