ASPECTS OF HARVINGTON'S HISTORY
A personal rendering

Coach & Horses
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PEOPLE

OF

HARVINGTON



INTRODUCTION

This is a similar page to 'Pictures' but deals with people rather then street scenes and houses. At present it mainly contains groups of people connected to Harvington. The following photographs have been gathered from various sources and, where possible, have been accredited.

Photograph of a village fete in the grounds of the Rectory. There are two copies of this photograph: written alongside the 1st is "1910 Harvington Village Fete", and below the 2nd is "right to left 1st aunt Nancy Cook, 4th Granny Cook (2nd), 5th aunt Hilda Cook". From the Cook Family Collection.
Photograph of mostly children taken in the grounds of the Rectory. From the Shailer Family.
Photograph of a church fete. Written alongside is "Thomas Hancock's 2nd wife, Annie Hancock 2nd left". From the Cook Family Collection.
Photograph of Mr Grimmett, the village blacksmith, sitting upon the cider press mill stone. From the Cook Family Collection.
Harvesting near the Fish and Anchor. Written alongside is "The Stratton's at Fish & Anchor". From the Cook Family Collection.
1920 - Lilian Shailer in black stockings, aunt of Angela Rawlings. From the Rawlings Family.
Constance Rawlings, Village midwife, circa 1910.
Doris Coley, Hilda Brewer (left of lady in black coat), Mrs Beazeley (right of lady in black coat), ?, ?
Taken at the back of the Golden Cross.
Rifle range at the fete in the Rectory garden: John Bishop, Eric Blake, Cliff Bishop, RegColey, Fred Summers, Colin Newman. The two lads are the Hayward brothers.
A harvest supper at the village hall. Reg Coley, Ralph Brazier, John Bull, Mrs Bull, Rev Johnson, Ray Cresswell.
Malcolm Baylis, caught on the McClare wedding film in 1958, taken in Church Street.
Taken on Station Bank
Sunday best in the orchards. Written alongside is "1905?". From Cook Family Collection.
Photograph of a group of hop pickers. Written alongside is "1905?". From Cook Family Collection.
Hop picking. Written alongside is "Hop picking 1905?". From Cook Family Collection.
Photograph of a harvesting group. Written alongside is "3rd left J Tyack and friends". From Cook Family Collection.
Harvesting during WW1. Written alongside "Wartime Volunteers 1917". From Cook Family Collection.
Harvesting during WW1. Written alongside "Wartime Volunteers hop pickers about 1917". From Cook Family Collection.
Play at the Village Hall, see at bottom of page for names. Donated by Annie Millard.
Play at the Village Hall, see at bottom of page for names. Donated by Annie Millard.

  1. Jim Baylis.
  2. Roger Ludlow.
  3. Gertie Bywater.
  4. Sam McNaughton.
  5. Walter Bywater
  6. Reg Francis
  7. Christie Cresswell
  8. Mrs Cowley.
  9. Florrie Breqwer.
  10. Lucy Baylis.
  11. Ken Stamp.
  12. Barbara Bailey.
  13. Judith Haywood.
  14. Ann Walker.
  15. Annie Newman.
  16. Doreen Buttler
  17. Janice Knight.
  18. Margaret Bishop.



  1. Mrs Cowley.
  2. Lucy Baylis.
  3. Jill Harris.
  4. Christie Cresswell.
  5. ?.
  6. Walter Bywater.
  7. Ken Stamp.
  8. Roger Ludlow.
  9. Barbara Bailey.
  10. Jim Baylis.
  11. Gertie Bywater.
  12. Judith Hayward
  13. Hazel Knight.
  14. Maureen Wright.
  15. Ann Walker.
  16. Janice Knight.
  17. Margaret Bishop.
  18. Lynn Moss.
  19. Patsy Hartwell.
  20. Maureen Foley.
  21. Cheryl Bailey.
  22. Jane Baylis.
  23. Brenda Taylor.
  24. Jennifer Hartiss.

A gathering. From the Coach & Horses collection.
Miss Lee, Dolly Emms, unknown, Mr Whitaker, Mrs Whitaker, Irene Deaner, Flossy Glennon, Mrs Waldron, Mrs Hall, Dolly Prew, Mrs Cole, Mrs Harris, Mr Cole, unknown, unknown.

Lucy Bayliss, Marg Shailer, Iris Bundy, Mr Bundy, Dorothy Chatterley.


A group photo. From the Coach & Horses collection.
Mrs Ward, Margaret Marshall, Barry Hartiss, Tim Marshall, Allan Newman, Taffy the dog, Edie Harris, Ethel Harris, Ann Millard, Jan Hartiss, Richard Wheeler.


A gathering in the Village Hall. From the Coach & Horses collection.
Ann Pettifer, Jan Hartiss, Shirley Hardman, Mr Finch, unknown, unknown, unknown, Fred Haines, Mr White, unknown, Doug Marshall.

Mrs Young, unknown, Mrs Waldron, unknown, Marg Shailer, Mrs Cowley, Mr Timms, unknown, Flora Brewer, Effie Harris, unknown, Phil Hartiss, Mr Atkins, Vera Knight, Beatty Bishop, Mrs Hodgekins, Mrs Withers, Mrs Hall, Arthur Brewer, Mrs Holder.

Jim Young, Mrs Timms, Mrs Blotheridge, Mrs Sheward, Ernie Ward, Rose Bishop, Mrs Smith, Mrs Stephens, Mrs Robbins, Mrs Plumb, Mrs White, Rose Clarke.


A group picture of the Harvington division of fire fighters. Their tender was stored at the depot on the corner of Village Street and Evesham Road. From the Coach & Horses collection.