FrithelstockA Selection of News Articles Related to Frithelstock

  • 1 Frithelstock Frolic

    Ready for the judges at Frithelstock Frolic fancy dress competition

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    25 June 1918

  • 3 Frithelstock opens its Village Hall

    Frithelstock school began a new lease of life as the Village Hall

  • Frithelstock Frolic

    Ready for the judges at Frithelstock Frolic fancy dress competition

    For the sixth year running Frithelstock were lucky and had a sunny afternoon for their Frolic.

    August 1978 Frithelstock Frolic

    About £150 was raised for village hall funds and Mrs C Hoare, a former teacher at the village primary school – now the village hall – performed the opening ceremony. A ‘cottager’s garden’ competition was held for the first time and the overall winner with the best entries of flowers and vegetables with Mr M Short of Church Lane, Frithelstock.
    Prize winners were – vegetable section: Messrs M Short, D Cox, E Lawrence, A Poole, A G Hearn, F Pickard, M Glover, M Partner, J Bewes, Mrs

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  • 25 June 1918

    Frithelstock

    25.6.1918 Frithelstock


    At the Appeals Tribunal at Barnstaple on Thursday, George Henry Hunkin, of Frithelstock, passed Class A eighteen months ago, and Grade 1 on a recent examination, asked to have another examination on account of defective vision. Captain Stirling said curiously enough the Bideford doctor, whose certificate the man put in, credited him with better sight than the Medical Board did.
    The Medical Board knew all the facts and entered them in the medical history sheet. He could be corrected by glasses, and it would be a waste of time to send him for another examination. The application was refused.

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  • Frithelstock opens its Village Hall

    Frithelstock school began a new lease of life as the Village Hall

    Frithelstock opens its village hall 19th May 1961

    FRITHSTOCK OPENS ITS VILLAGE HALL What was formerly Frithelstock School began a new lease of useful life to the community when it was officially opened as a Village Hall.  Mr Percy Browne MP for Torrington division performed the opening ceremony.  The entrance gates were made and given by the local blacksmith, Mr Charles Lawrence and his son.  Mr John Allin, chairman of the Hall Committee, presided at the opening ceremony.  Mr W E Philip, Chief Education Officer, said he came as a representative of the County Education Committee.

    Donald Harris presented Mr Browne with a buttonhole and

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