On Friday 6th December, familes of Havelock Farm Boys came together for the first reunion in 75 years to share their histories of the Founder's farm in Canada. Stories were exchanged and connections made during the afternoon which brought together 30 people from Ontario and beyond. Relatives came from as far as California to Old St Paul's Church in Woodstock, 90 miles south of Toronto to meet with fellow descendents of the Farm Boys.
We are delighted to be able to bring you the most recent minutes from our meeting on the 7th of June 2014.
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James Ellis (15 March 1931 – 8 March 2014)
Picking up news from Facebook we hear James Ellis of Z-Cars fame has passed away. James Ellis was father to 2 former pupils of the Hill. Adam, was murdered in London in August 1988 and Hugo who died in January 2011, aged 49.
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Mrs Turner died yesterday afternoon, Wednesday 17th April 2013 in Ormskirk, Lancashire.
A Thanksgiving Service for Pauline Turner, will take place at noon, on Monday the 29th of April, at the Emmanuel Methodist Church, in Ormskirk, Lancashire > click here for map <.
To be followed by a cremation at the Crematorium in St Helens > map <. Family flowers only. Donations to Emmanuel Church.
We learn this morning from his Son John Mann that Very sadly Ralph Mann passed away in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, early this morning 4 April 2014.
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We are delighted to bring you the next installment of Ralph Mann's book Chapter 13 - Kingham Field Farm.
We are delighted to be able to bring you Chapter 12 - "Divided Loyalties" from the book by Ralph Mann on Kingham Hill
"During the seven years from 1885 to 1892, Charles Edward Baring Young attempted to hold together four separate, and sometimes conflicting, interests. Firstly, since his father’s death in December 1882, he was head of the family and had responsibilities towards his widowed mother, his two unmarried sisters, and his physically handicapped brother, Arthur. The life-style of the gentry involved keeping a Town House and a Country House, and moving to London for the ‘season`." Click here to read the full story
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