NorthamA Selection of News Articles Related to Northam

  • 1 Bank official's retirement

    Mr Ellis of Windmill Lane, Northam, retires

  • 2 Women’s Inter-Service Rifle Competition

    2nd Lieutenant Judy Harman, 19 year old daughter of Northam’s

  • 3 Northam School - 1972

    Winners of a new under 12 years old section of Northam urban district road safety quiz were

  • 4 Northam School Netball

    These young pupils of St Margaret's School, Northam, have plenty to smile about

  • 5 Bid To Protect Memorial From Vandals

    News that the flagstaff at Bonehill, Northam, is to be repaired was welcomed by Northam Urban

  • 6 1964 marriage of Edwin Davies and Pauline Lane

    Wedding at High Street Methodist Church, Bideford

  • 7 Marriage of Hyne and Hook

    Wedding at St Margaret's Church Northam

  • 8 Northam children interview Berni Flint 1978

    Named schoolchildren with TV Star

  • 9 Donald Ellis and Ann Staddon marry

    St Margaret's Church, Northam

  • 10 Council buy farm for £25,750

    Burrough Farm, Northam, acquired by Council

  • 11 Lenwood plan goes ahead

    Work started on connecting a £400,000 holiday bungalow development at Lenwood Country Club, Northam

  • Bank official's retirement

    Mr Ellis of Windmill Lane, Northam, retires

    Bank official's retirement

    5.3.1965 Mr H W Ellis retires

    Mr Howard W Ellis, of 'Mill Lodge', Windmill Lane, Northam, for many years a member of the staff of Bideford branch of Lloyds Bank, and whose banking career included some year at the Helston branch, has recently retired.

    In addition to golf his social interests have included horticulture, and he is a past president of Bideford and District Horticultural Society and a vice-presidnet of that society and of Northam Horticultural Society. He is also a past president of Bideford Grammar School Old Boys' Association and a former captain of Bideford Amateur Athletic Club of which he has

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  • Women’s Inter-Service Rifle Competition

    2nd Lieutenant Judy Harman, 19 year old daughter of Northam’s

    Women’s Inter-Service Rifle Competition - March 1968

    Women’s Inter-Service Rifle Competition
     

    2nd Lieutenant Judy Harman, 19 year old daughter of Northam’s sub-postmaster, Mr Alan Harman, is seen practising for the Women’s Inter-Service Rifle competition. Judy is based at Bordon, Hampshire and is Secretary of the Rifle Club.

     
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  • Northam School - 1972

    Winners of a new under 12 years old section of Northam urban district road safety quiz were

    Northam School - 10th March 1972

     

    St Margaret's School

    Winners of a new under 12 years old section of Northam urban district road safety quiz were St. Margaret's Scool, Notham, "A" team, seen here with the plaques they recieved to mark their success. Left to right - William Peacock, Kim Bernard, Carol Moorefield and Beverley Tutton.

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  • Northam School Netball

    These young pupils of St Margaret's School, Northam, have plenty to smile about

    Northam School Netball - 13th May 1977

     

    These young pupils of St Margaret's School, Northam, have plenty to smile about.
    Since the 11-year-olds formed a netball team last September they have played some 20 matches and they have won them all.
    Their latest success came in Torridge District Schools football and netball rally at which they won the netball trophy with a 13-10 victory over East-the-Water School, Bideford in the final.
    The team comprises: Lindsay Warmington, Alison Jarvis, Julie Chattey, Sandra Maxfield, Carolynne Moore, Suzanne Holder, Polly Hughes with Harriet Peacock and Cerys Parry as reserves.

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  • Bid To Protect Memorial From Vandals

    News that the flagstaff at Bonehill, Northam, is to be repaired was welcomed by Northam Urban

    Bid To Protect Memorial From Vandals - 13th January 1967

     

    News that the flagstaff at Bonehill, Northam, is to be repaired was welcomed by Northam Urban Council.
    The surveyor, Mr Clive Barber, reported that although £125 had been allowed in the estimates for such a repair, it would probably cost a good deal more. Mr A C Saunders hoped that not only the flagstaff but the whole memorial would be restored.
    Most of the seats had borne brass plates indicating that they had been placed there to commemorate the golden jubilee in 1887 of Queen Victoria but several of them

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  • 1964 marriage of Edwin Davies and Pauline Lane

    Wedding at High Street Methodist Church, Bideford

    Holder of the Black Belt for judo, and PT instructor of junior leaders at Dover, L/Cpl Edwin John Davies, of Northam, married at High Street Methodist Church, Bideford, Miss Pauline Susan Lane, of Bideford.

    1964 Davies Lane wedding

    The bridegroom is the only son of Mr and Mrs E Davies of Littlecote, North Street, and the bride, who was employed in the office of Heard Brothers, Bideford, is the only daughter of Mr and Mrs H Lane, 19 North Road. The minister Rev J O Clutterbuck officiated. She was attended by her cousins, the Misses Beverley Turley and Jayne Denton, and as page, by

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  • Marriage of Hyne and Hook

    Wedding at St Margaret's Church Northam

    Marriage of Hyne and Hook

    10 April 1959 Hyne Hook

    Marriage of Miss Valerie Ann Hyne, daughter of Mrs F Hyne of Northam was married to Mr Charles Richard Hook son of Mr and Mrs Charles Hook of Camberwell. Bridesmaid was Miss Gaylies Kelsall. The Vicar was Rev E B Bridger. Given away by her uncle Mr Reginald Hyne. Best Man was Mr Colin Powell

     

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  • Northam children interview Berni Flint 1978

    Named schoolchildren with TV Star

    Northam Children Interview Berni Flint 1978

    10.11.1978 Berni Flint  at Westward Ho! with Northam school children

    St. Margaret's school children interview Berni Flint for BBC radio programme while he was appearing at Kingsley Leisure at Westward Ho! Interviewees included Steven Lockyer of Appledore, Lewis Andrews of Northam, Gary Clarke of Westward Ho!,David Harris of Northam. Also Mandy Colwill, Hayley Holman, Susanna McKenna, Sacha Hall, and Lesley Cook.

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  • Donald Ellis and Ann Staddon marry

    St Margaret's Church, Northam

    Northam Bride

    1964 Ellis Staddon wedding

    On Saturday at St Margaret’s Church, Northam, the wedding took place of Mr Donald Reginald Ellis and Miss Ann Staddon. The Vicar, Rev J M Lucas, officiated and Mr F J Hutchings being at the organ.
    The bride was given in marriage by Mr Norman Hurford, her godfather, home for the occasion from Sydney, Australia. Bridesmaids were Misses Sheila Ellis and Wendy Sanders. Mr Martin Cooke as best man.
    A reception was held at Northam Church Hall.

     



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  • Council buy farm for £25,750

    Burrough Farm, Northam, acquired by Council

    Council buy farm for £25,750

    26.3.1965 Burrough Farm

    Burrough Farm, Northam, was acquired yesterday by Northam Urban Council for £25,750. The farm comprising a five-bedroomed house, farm buildings and 64 acres stretching down to the river Torridge, was sold at a public auction at Tanton's Hotel, Bideford. Before it was put up for auction, the farm had been offered to the Council by one of its members, the owner, Mr C C Diwell, for a figure believed to be around the £20,000 mark. The auction was conducted by John Lewington and Company. Bidding began at £15,000. The final figure was £150 more than

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  • Lenwood plan goes ahead

    Work started on connecting a £400,000 holiday bungalow development at Lenwood Country Club, Northam

    Lenwood goes ahead - 1976

    Lenwood goes ahead

    EMBARGO REPORT SOUGHT

    £400,000 LENWOOD PLAN GOES AHEAD

    Yesterday work started on connecting a £4000,000 holiday bungalow development at Lenwood Country Club, Northam, with the mains drainage system. Mr Harry Capper, site agent for the developers, J and R Rooff Ltd, of West Ham, who are replacing 17 former Service huts with 59 fully furnished bungalows told the Gazette "Obviously we have got the necessary permissions otherwise we would not be able to do the work." At Torridge District Council's Planning Sub-committee this week, Cllr Lieut Cdr Michael Sumner siad that to allow Lenwood to connect

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