ParkhamA Selection of News Articles Related to Parkham

  • 1 Wedding Peals At Parkham

    Peals on the bells greeted Mr Roger Brindley Wise, younger son of the late Mr and Mrs C Wise of 'Underborough'

  • 2 Parkham Goose

    At Parkham WI's annual poultry whist drive in the Allardice Hall, the highest score of the evening

  • 3 Parkham - George Clinch

    'Ride that cow, cowboy' might well be the cry heard these days at Hawkcan Acres, Parkham, when

  • 4 Parkham Boy's Throwing Record

    Bideford area athletic sports for the smaller primary schools was held at Instow Cricket Ground

  • 5 John Hutchings and Miss Sylvia Smale are married

    1972

  • 6 District nurse

    13 January 1961

  • 7 Parkham Bells ring out again

    Teams of bell-ringers, from an area embracing Bradworthy, Northam and Torrington joined in ringing celebration peals on the bells of St James's Church

  • 8 Parkham Parish Hall nears completion

    14 yrs efford comes to fruition. Promises to be one one of the most attractive parish halls in the area is now well on the way of completion next door to the village school

  • Wedding Peals At Parkham

    Peals on the bells greeted Mr Roger Brindley Wise, younger son of the late Mr and Mrs C Wise of 'Underborough'

    Wedding Peals At Parkham - 14th April 1967

     

    Mr R B Wise And Miss M R Tucker

    Peals on the bells greeted Mr Roger Brindley Wise, younger son of the late Mr and Mrs C Wise of 'Underborough' Westward Ho! and his bride, Miss Margaret Rosalind Tucker, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs S J Tucker of Babeleigh Barton, Parkham, after their wedding at St James' Church, Parkham.
    The bride is a member of the Stevenstone Hunt and was a member of the Stevenstone and Torrington Farmer's Pony Club.
    The Rector - Rev J E Lynn - officiated and Mr D Hobbs

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  • Parkham Goose

    At Parkham WI's annual poultry whist drive in the Allardice Hall, the highest score of the evening

    Parkham Goose - 21st November 1975

     

    At Parkham WI's annual poultry whist drive in the Allardice Hall, the highest score of the evening by Mrs S J Tucker won her a goose. Other winners wre Messrs Davis, R Taylor, M Tucker, W B Harris, R Brend, B M Harris, W B Hannaford, Nash, F Johns, A C Parr and K Taylor, Messdames Bradford, L Mellor, R Passmore, Robertson, Lamb and F Glover.
    Raffle prizes went to Mesdames S Pickard, Fishley, Cottle, Wyatt, King, Lamb, and Messrs Lawson and R Grigg. The president, Mrs G J D Morris, presented the prizes

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  • Parkham - George Clinch

    'Ride that cow, cowboy' might well be the cry heard these days at Hawkcan Acres, Parkham, when

    Parkham - George Clinch - 23rd September 1977

     

    'Ride that cow, cowboy' might well be the cry heard these days at Hawkcan Acres, Parkham, when George Clinch decides to go riding.
    Young George jumps at every opportunity to ride Griffiet - so called because his father was called Griffian and her mother, Harriett. Homebred, she has a name like all the 60 or so cows that George's parents Mr and Mrs Stan Clinch keep on their farm.

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  • Parkham Boy's Throwing Record

    Bideford area athletic sports for the smaller primary schools was held at Instow Cricket Ground

    Parkham Boy's Throwing Record - 28th July 1967

     

    Bideford area athletic sports for the smaller primary schools was held at Instow Cricket Ground.
    Hero of the day was C Allin of Parkham who set a new record in the 11 year olds cricket ball throwing.
    The winning school was Monkleigh, followed by Parkham, Abbotsham, Westleigh and Horwood and Newton Tracey. Mrs W Scott, headmistress of Horwood and Newton Tracey C.P School presented the cup.
    Winners included: D Adams, Sarah Woolf, G Hearn, J Adams, W Hancock, M Mitchell, Virginia Isaac, Rosemary Braund, P Jeffery, D Wonnacott, M Allin, R Cook,

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  • John Hutchings and Miss Sylvia Smale are married

    1972

    An archway of oars was formed by fellow members of Bideford Amateur Rowing Club at St James’ Church, Parkham, on Saturday to greet Mr John Hutchings, youngest son of Mr and Mrs F Hutchings, of Beachside, Torridge Place, Bideford, and his bride, Miss Sylvia Wendy Smale, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs S Smale, Goldworthy Cottage, Horns Cross.

    1972 Hutchings Smale

    Peals on the bells also greeted the couple.
    The four tier wedding cake made by the bride’s godmother, Mrs Eileen Tucker, was iced in the BARC colours.
    The Rector, Rev T Nicholls, officiated at the wedding and Miss A Lott was the

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  • District nurse

    13 January 1961

    For over 20 years a Parkham District nurse, Mrs Isabella Melvin, SRN, SCM, a Queen’s Nurse, of ‘The Bays’, Horns Cross, died on Friday at the age of 60.

    1961 Parkham Mrs W Melvin

    Mrs Melvin was the wife of Mr Wilfred Melvin, and had lived in the parish for 23 years. Her services were deeply appreciated and she will be mourned by many as a friend.
    The memorial service in St James’ Church, Parkham, was conducted by the Rector, Rev J E Lynn, and Mr M Chubb was at the organ. Cremation was at Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire.
    Principal mourners were: the husband; Mrs Campbell;

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  • Parkham Bells ring out again

    Teams of bell-ringers, from an area embracing Bradworthy, Northam and Torrington joined in ringing celebration peals on the bells of St James's Church

    Parkham Bells ring out again 29th May 1953

    Parkham Bells ring out again 24.05.1953

    Teams of bell ringers from an area embracing Bradworthy, Northam and Torrington joined, in turn, in ringing celebration peals on the bells of St James's Church, Parkham, following a special service to mark the re-hanging of the bells.

    Mr Stanley Arnold (Rector's warden) of the Bell Inn, undertook the duties of appeal secretary.  Visiting clergy included Revs S L C Mallett (Dean Rural and Vicar of Bucks), L Woolcott (Buckland Brewer), G W Colborne (Alwington), W T H Ravenhill (Sutcombe) and C Garland (Putford).

    In charge of the tea were Mesdames Daniel,

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  • Parkham Parish Hall nears completion

    14 yrs efford comes to fruition. Promises to be one one of the most attractive parish halls in the area is now well on the way of completion next door to the village school

    Parkham Parish Hall nears completion 30th November 1956

    Parkham Parish Hall nears completion 30.11.1956

    What promises to be one of the most attractive parish halls in the area is now well on the way to completion next door to the village school at Parkham.

    Mr G A Jacob, who is Chairman of the Parish Hall Committee said first moves towards a Parish Hall were made in 1942 when a committee was formed as a result of a public meeting and a number of auction sales of gifts were held during a Savings Week and the proceeds invested.

    The architect is Mr J H D Wickham, Bideford

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