Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hamsterley WI – Report of meeting held on 8th February 2011

Our President, Ann Richards, opened the meeting with the singing of Jerusalem. Apologies for absence were received from Hilary Jenkins, Joan McDowall and Angela Watson.

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Methodist Church – Grand Tombola

Caroline Peacock writes: “Dear Friends, As you know, the Methodist Chapel is planning to make some improvements, not least a covered way between the chapel itself and the hall, and the introduction of much better toilet and kitchen facilities.  Good … Continue reading

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Anyone lost a cat?

We have a small gray/tortoiseshell cat living in our garden, eating the bird food and the birds! Very friendly but doesn’t want to come indoors with me. Has anyone lost her? Caroline Clare <d.g.clarke@btinternet.com>

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Iris Tinkler – John Joseph Burn

Iris Tinkler writes: “My g g grandfather was John Joseph Burn, born 1882 in Hamsterley. His mother was Jane Burn, born 1811. Her mother was Dorothy Burn, born 1771. Can you give me any information about them. I am researching … Continue reading

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Enid Bacon – John (Jack) Bacon

Enid Bacon writes: “Hello again, I found a photograph of my father John (Jack) Bacon taken at New Hall Farm,  summer 1959 or 60 with Mrs. Raine who was George and Arthur Raine’s mother. Could anyone tell me her d.o.b, … Continue reading

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