"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.



2015 OH Magazines Returned

The Hon Sec writes:

The Magazines were mailed to some 1450 OHs in early February 2015 using the addresses that we have on our database.

74 Magazines have been returned by the Post Office to the Hon Sec usually marked 'Addressee not known' or 'Addressee gone away'.

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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



The Club has learnt of the death of Peter John GRIFFITHS (Shallow ’70 -75). His brother, David, writes:
“Peter thoroughly enjoyed his later years at school to which he took a somewhat eccentric approach, eschewing more academic pursuits in favour of flying, shooting, the cliffs & the beach. It is a testament to his affection for the place that his old school jacket still hangs prominently in his cottage and that one of his final ‘long distance’ trips, in the company of an old school friend, was to visit Allhallows and relive some very happy memories.”
Peter’s funeral will be held on 1st August, 12:00hrs at Waltham St Lawrence Parish Church, Berkshire.
The Club’s sympathy and condolences got to the family.

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)