Old Village Photos.


This Page is for YOUR OLD PHOTOS  .

Please send in any old photos of School, Fete, Concerts, Tea parties, Street parties, in fact any photos of events over the years  showing life in West Grimstead Village. ….

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Ladies Football match-1968.

Football match between Alderbury Spitfires and West Grimstead Night Birds in August 1968 at West Grimstead.

Can you name the players ?..

 Football Match 1968Top Row:  1st from right….?, 2nd from right is thought to be Terresa Terry, 3rd from right is Jean George.

(Thank you Stephen George for giving us some names)

Bottom Row:- I think I spy a Bayford ? 3rd from right , next Joselyn Kirby? Can anyone else add some names.

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1955 January.

According to Peter Elliott, who lived in the village from 1948 to 1962, this was a school Pantomime “Jack and The Beanstalk” held in the Village Hall and took place on 28th January 1955.

WGVH Play(Click on the photos to enlarge them for a clearer view.)……

 Back row.


Rosemary Beauchamp, unknown lady, Ann Moreton (with glasses), Kathy Cox (feather in hat), John Coffin (in Giant mask) Wendy Cozens (holding wand), Eric Macey, Silvia Witt (in hat behind wand), Mary Wyatt (hair band and wand), Barbara Coffin, Jacqueline Cozens (in white hat on right) Carol Stroud (hair band and wand), Roger Hickman (in hat with feather), Peter Elliott, Linda Oliver, David Palmer (in chicken costume), Jennifer Taylor (behind and to right of chicken), Jocelyn Kirby (on the right)

Front row.

Richard Gledhill, John Gledhill (sons of J. S. Gledhill, headmaster at the time), unknown girl in hat, Gillian Beauchamp (bottom right).

 WGS - Jack and the Beanstalk West Grimstead School Pantomime “Jack and the Beanstalk”.


 From left to right:

Back row: John Coffin as Giant, Barbara Coffin, Eric Macey, Sylvia Witt, Wendy Cozens, Ann Moreton, Kathy Cox, Pauline Cox.

 Middle row: Roger Hickman (just in picture), Jennifer Taylor (in hat with dark band), Jacqueline Cozens (in white hat), Jocelyn Kirby, Linda Oliver, Rosemary Beauchamp, Mary Wyatt.

Front row:Carol Stroud, Alan (Danny) Williams, David Palmer (chicken), Peter Elliott, Gillian Beauchamp, John Gledhill, Richard Gledhill.

Front of stage: Simba the dog, …? as the cow.



Chapel outing….

Chapel Outing.   Around the summer of 1933 ?


Chapel outing with some namesWith a few names added …from Ron Elliott, Peter Elliott’s father.

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1992 West Grimstead C of E, Primary School.

If you have any information about these Photos or if you have any Photos you would like to share with us, please email us on webmanager@westgrimsteadvillagehall.co.uk Thank you.