"To Buy a Whole Parish: Rousdon and the Peek Family"

The story of the Rousdon Estate is a wonderful slice of social history following a community in Devon from Victorian times. Nicky Campbell has been researching and gathering information about the history of the Estate for more than 10 years. To Buy a Whole Parish: Rousdon and the Peek Family brings together all her research in a fascinating way and is a ‘must’ for anyone interested in the history of East Devon.” Taylor Downing, Historian and Author.

The book costs £14.99 (plus p and p) and is available from Serendip Bookshop in Lyme

Email :

Tel: 01297 442594

or from,

Nicky Campbell, “Wheatears”, The Butts, Colyton, Devon EX24 6NU 01297 552945.

Please make cheques payable to N.Campbell. Postage and packing is £2.50.




John Pagliero reports that on 22nd May a great day was had at Temple G.C., Maidenhead,
in the most splendid weather, for our match against The Tortoises.
We (Mark Hunt & Richard Heard, Peter Green & Roddy Long, Paul Zealey & David Reynolds,

John Bridger & Roger Hopkins, John Palin & John Pagliero) recorded a win by 3&1/2 to 1&1/2

to even the ‘series’, our having lost the corresponding fixture last year.

A re-match is now scheduled for 2016..



CANCELLED Tennis : “Wimbledon Warm-Up 2015″.

Saturday 27th June 10.30am – 4.00pm in the grounds of Leweston School, Sherborne DT9 6EW</p>

Make it a family day. Bring a picnic lunch, Pimms and strawberries provided

Players £12.50 each Spectators £10.00 each (children under 16 – free)

Full details from Myf Adams tel 01963 210717 or

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Myth Adams has worked very hard to arrange what would have been a great day but
unfortunately the number of tennis players coming forward, or indeed spectators,
was insufficient to make the event viable.
Therefore there was no option but to cancel.




Allhallows 500th Anniversary Lunch- NOW SOLD OUT !

All 190 tickets for the lunch have now been sold!

A Waiting List is being kept in case of cancellations. Applications to be placed on the Waiting List – no payment necessary at this stage  – to John Clark at or to him at 13 Woodcote Park Road, Epsom KT18 7EY



OH Rugby 7s : (Sunday 3rd May 2015) – NEW : Fixture Report

Cricket and hockey may have passed as OH sports but Rugby 7s is alive and strong!



2015 West Country Lunch : (May 2015) – NEW : Event Report



The Club has recently learnt of the death in January 2014 of Richard Rees- Webbe (M ’59 – 64) at his home in Western Australia.

The Club’s sympathy and condolences go to Richard’s family and to his brother, Jeremy (M ’55-58)