VE Day 75th Commemoration

VE Day 75th Commemoration

Friday 8th May 2020 is the 75th anniversary of VE Day, Victory in Europe, where the country celebrated the end of part, at least, of the Second World War. (VJ day was to come later in the year.) Chrishall never seems backwards at coming forwards when a party is in the...
VE Day 75th Commemoration

Chrishall in 1949

In the year we had VE Day celebrations across the country, Chrishall was a busy little village. Old postcard of the Church Rev A. A. Bagley The Church was led by The Rev. A.A Bagley. Sitting atop the hill in the vicarage, he would be able to look over the surrounding...
VE Day 75th Commemoration

The Royal Observer Corps

The following article was written by Joe Hagger who was one of the village cobblers or shoe-makers and lived in the cottage that faces the green next to The Red Cow. (This article is published as written and the language reflects the time at which Mr Hagger was...