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‘A snapshot of life in chideock during world war two’

‘A snapshot of life in chideock during world war two’

LIFE AT ‘BEEZARS’ IN RUINS LANE, CHIDEOCK  DURING WORLD WAR TWO Read how Chideock residents dealt with the deprivations of War time life in our village – a ‘snapshot’ of everyday happenings for those living in the village.  Jennifer Emrys-Roberts, Edward de Broë-Ferguson, Alison Brooke and, Pauline de Broë Ferguson share their memories with our Editor, […]

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RAYMOND DANIEL JERRARD 172 Squadron Royal Air Force Reserve died November 1944

Raymond Jerrard was born in Chideock in March 1922 and died during World War II in November 1944 whilst on active service. He is remembered with Honour at Runnymede Memorial.  He is not commemorated on the Chideock War Memorial although it is not understood the reason why his name was not entered. Read his story…….. […]

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Christina Mary (Chrissie) Squire – The Chideock Egg Lady 1894-1976

Chrissie Squire – 1894 to 1976 known as The Chideock Egg Lady.  Frances Colville resident in Chideock has done much research into Christina (Chrissie) Squire and why she became known as The Chideock Egg Lady.  The Squire family have a long history in Chideock and whilst her brothers fought in the First Wordl War Chrissie […]

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THE CHIDEOCK LISTENERS

‘Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to life? When trouble comes we can get choked with life’s worries.’ Chideock Listeners are mature Christians who care for people by listening because if often helps to talk things through with someone else.  You choose the time and the place.  It is free and […]

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The Chideock War Memorial. Names Commemorated in the 1914-1919 War

CHIDEOCK WAR MEMORIAL The Chideock War Memorial The Chideock War Memorial is adjacent to The St.Giles Church on the corner of North Road.  It commemorates the names of the brave men who gave their lives during The Greast War and The Second World War.  I have researched the names of those who died in the […]

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