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New Bishop Of Bedford

2nd of October 2002

John Richardsons successor is to be The Venerable Richard Inwood, since 1995 Archdeacon of Halifax, West Yorkshire. He is 56, married with three grown-up daughters and was ordained 28 years ago, serving in Sheffield, London, Bath and Yeovil. Before ordination he spent a year teaching in north-west Uganda and worked as a research and development […]

Mrs Eleanor Snow

2nd of October 2002

(SNOWY) 1904-2002Sadly, Mum passed away in Arden House on Thursday 29 August. The family were evacuated to Little Callipers from London in 1939. Mum fell in love with Chipperfield and consequently spent the rest of her life here, living in Nunfield for the last 45 years.I should like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. […]

Kew Gardens Select Local Garden Company

2nd of October 2002

The Garden Company, based at Wyevale Garden Centre in Chipperfield has completed a project for The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew when it was commissioned to construct 4 new show gardens entitled ‘Ideas Gardens as part of the Colour Sensations Exhibition. James Scott of The Garden Company said “Kew were absolutely delighted with the results […]

Jasmine Safety Track Trust

2nd of October 2002

The Trust was founded in 1994 when a much loved pony was killed on the Bucks Hill Road and is dedicated to buying or renting tracks of land for safe off-road riding. The tracks are funded by local businesses, borough councils, livery stables and individual riders and all funds raised go directly towards the purchase, […]

Chipperfield Within Living Memory

2nd of October 2002

Looking Back to 1909Copies of St Pauls Church magazines have been deposited over many years with the County Records Office at Hertford. My son Andrew recently referred to a batch from 1909-14, which Lieut-Colonel “Bob” Morkill sent there when he was churchwarden. They make interesting reading and the following notes about 1909 are based on […]

Adopt A Footpath

2nd of October 2002

A resident has kindly volunteered to pick litter from the footpath behind the hedge in Kings Lane and has suggested a scheme for residents to “adopt a footpath” to help keep the village tidy. All volunteers will be supplied with a litter-picker (no need to bend!) and will be insured while collecting litter. Please contact […]

Chipperfield Horticultural Society

2nd of October 2002

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our collectors did not visit a small number of members to collect their 2002 subscription. This oversight is very much regretted and we apologise to those affected. However, we now have a new membership secretary (Max Edney) who is in the process of ensuring that all members receive a visit in […]

James Alexander Collins

2nd of October 2002

St. Paul’s Church was full on Sunday 1st September for the Christening of James Alexander Collins (first grandchild of Richard and Jackie Nice of Commonwood, son of their daughter Samantha and her husband Andrew). It was an extra special celebration, as James was born very prematurely on August 24th 2001 weighing just 1lb 12oz – […]

Village Of The Year Success

2nd of October 2002

Chipperfield has done it again! At a prize ceremony at County Hall on September 5, it was announced that we had won an award in the Hertfordshire Village of the Year Competition 2002, this time in the ‘Business category. The prize for our success is a commemorative plaque, a cheque for £50 and a framed […]

1st Chipperfield Brownie Pack

19th of September 2002

Since the beginning of the year we have welcomed nine new Brownies: Rebecca Scott, Amy Fitzpatrick, Agnes Vane, Tara Hastings, Sophie Novell, May Critchfield, Eleanor Pritchard, Georgie Wilkins and Annie Wheeler. We also welcomed Lydia Nicholson as our Snowy Owl. Lydia has become a valued member of the team and has always got some good […]

Just Passing By – What A Joy!

19th of September 2002

The headline above was the comment of one visitor to St. Pauls Flower Festival held in July and it sums up a superb weekend of beautiful flowers, music, refreshments and friendship and, luckily, the weather! The 33 flower arrangers were brilliant with their interpretations of the subjects given to them with the theme “With Hearts, […]

Judy Weller (neé Sellwood) 1959 – 2002

19th of September 2002

It is with great sadness that we report the death of our daughter Judy. She was diagnosed with cancer in late February and died on July 31. As a girl, she, with her great friend Nichola Furlong, were pony-mad and as teenagers the two young blonds on their two grey ponies were a familiar sight […]

From Peter Hart

19th of September 2002

Dear Friends,, I have been privileged to witness a number of exciting events in Chipperfield over the last two months. I have seen and taken part in the development of CHIP CHOPS – a camping and outdoor pursuits club for young people from 8 to 12. Thanks to Simon Wood for the idea and for […]

Our Award- Winning Deli

2nd of September 2002

Congratulations to Angela Panayi and brother-in-law Vas of The Chipperfield Larder on their recent award as Delicatessen/Specialist Food Retailer of the Year at the Hertfordshire Food and Wine Awards 2002. The awards are sponsored by Sainsburys in association with Archant Hertfordshire (publishers of The Comet, Welwyn & Hatfield Times and the Herts Advertiser). Customers throughout […]

The Village Chest

2nd of September 2002

At the Annual Parish Meeting in April 2001 it was unanimously agreed that funds in the Village Chest should be transferred to the Dacorum Community Trust to be administered by them for the benefit of the village. Unfortunately, this has not been a simple process. The Parish Council passed a formal motion to effect the […]

To Bee Or Not To Bee ?

2nd of September 2002

Are you looking for a new hobby which is environmentally friendly, rewarding and slightly challenging?Robert Wilton (Bucks Hill) and Don Newman (Penmans Green) have kept bees in Chipperfield for 20 years and have produced nearly 8000 jars of honey, which is more than 31/2 tons! Their honey is often for sale at the Hollyberry Fair, […]

Opportunity Knocks

2nd of September 2002

Life has been a bit hectic since I wrote my last notes. In the middle of June a high-pressure system came up from the Azores to settle over southern England. It was time to jump on the tractor and mow the hay down at the farm. I am not the best tractor driver in the […]

Kate Farrow

2nd of September 2002

We are much saddened by the death of our very good friend Kate Farrow. Over many years Kate gave invaluable support to the Horticultural Society through her help at the shows and the many exhibits of flowers and produce from her lovely garden. Until quite recently the silverware for best roses had a permanent home […]

June Wedding

2nd of September 2002

Kirk Pattinson and Helena Jordan Kirk Pattinson and Dr. Helena Jordan, who met while studying at Cardiff University, were married by Canon Christopher Clark at St Andrews Church in Sonning in June. Members of Chipperfield Choral Society sang at the wedding. Stephanie and Jarlath Pattinson, the bridegrooms parents live in Scatterdells Lane, Chipperfield and the […]

Lupus Coffee Morning

2nd of September 2002

The coffee morning held in the Parish Room on Saturday 20 July raised the marvellous sum of £568.64. On behalf of the Herts & Beds LUPUS Group, we should like to thank all our family and friends who so willingly gave their time and effort to make the morning such a success. Thank you also […]