Saturday, 18 November 2017

Interesting Fact 5

Celebrating a Century as a Parish Hall
Home Guard
The Hall was hired for use by the Home Guard between 1941 and 1943. The Parish Hall Accounts show the following entries with the hire charge.
  • 10 January 1941 £0.5s.0d
  • 09 July 1941 £0.16s.0d
  • 29 October 1942 £2.12s.0d
  • 08 December 1942 £0.10s.0d
  • 31 March 1943 £1.5s.0d
  • 15 November 1943 £0.10s.0d

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Trustee Meeting

Trustee scheduled meeting. Progress report on HLF project.

Trustees Meeting

On Thursday 9th November 2017 the Parish Hall Trustees held their scheduled meeting and agreed the final plans for the heritage and kitchen refurbishment project. The kitchen refurbishment project is now planned to start in early January 2018.

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Interesting Fact 4

Celebrating a Century as a Parish Hall
Rifle Club  
One of the local clubs that hired the Hall was the Rifle Club. Records show Mr Lane hired the Hall for this club in 1923,1924 and 1925. The next reference to the Rifle Club is in March 1931 when Mr Osborne hired the Hall for rifle practice. Mr Osborne again hired the Hall in aid of the Rifle Club in 1933 and 1934. No further reference to the Rifle Club can be found at this time.

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Heritage Project November Question

Every month for a year we are asking a question linked to the history of the hall to provide an opportunity for community engagement by researching and sending us the answer.

November Question
The barn was sold by the Church to the community as a Parish Hall in 1920. Who was the Rector of East Worlington at the time?