Museum History
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1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Mill Ends First Year of Operation / Lurgashall mill completed a reasonably satisfactory first year producing wholemeal flour. One or two repairs were unsatisfactory, but these have been rectified by Robert Devas and the West Sussex Rural Engineering Company.
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Volunteers' Forum / Four meetings were held for the volunteers led by Chris Zeuner, Richard Harris and Fred Aldsworth, Marjorie Hallam and Richard Harris, and Heather Champion and Chris Zeuner. The Museum was host to two lectures of the Local Studies course run by WEA and Southampton Extra Mural Department
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982New Guidebook / Richard Harris has prepared a new guidebook in a totally new format. Whitbreads of Chichester has made a substantial grant towards its production. Bruce Williams has designed a new publicity leaflet.
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Sites Chosen for New Exhibits / Sites for a number of buildings in store were agreed by the Sites and Buildings Advisory Committee. Sites were chosen for the Milton Street Dovecote, the Knatts Lane Horse Whim, West Wittering School, North Cray House, Cowfold Barn and a new Museum Office
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Further Support from the Minets. / The Peter Minet Trust has awarded
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Conference in Canada / Richard Harris will represent the Museum at a conference in Canada on "Reconstruction, Restoration and Maintenance of Timber Structures in Historic Parks and Sites". He will present 3 papers: Restoration versus Reconstruction, Dismantling and Reassembly in the UK, Traditional English Timber Framing.
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982The Museum Plans a Grand Draw for 1982 / The Museum will stage a grand draw to raise funds for West Wittering School. Sir Richard and Lady Holderness are offering a fortnight's rent free accommodation in their villa in the Algarve. Other prizes include a Stratton bicycle sponsored by Dugdales of Chichester; a black and white portable television; a picnic table with attached seats;
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Flint-laying Course / John Friar acted as tutor on a one day course on flint laying arranged for the local Agricultural Training Group.
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Fire Destroys Museum Exhibit / One of the Kirdford Sheds was destroyed in a fire which began as a lark by young visitors.
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982New Staff Appointments / Jan Pack has been appointed Catering Manager. Miss Valerie Price becomes Museum Secretary. She was Secretary to Lord March. Mr R. Jaggard is the Museum's new Warden for weekend duties His daughter, Louise Jaggard, helped in dismantling the Walderton Cottage. Karen Muller worked for six months on a Work Experience Scheme and has now left.
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Nyetimber Windmill / The Museum rescued the contents of the derelict Nyetimber Wndmill in the autumn. The rescue was helped by Marsh Plant
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Toll Cottage / Two groups of volunteers led by Philip Burchett and Doug Bryant have been working on the Toll Cottage. Dick Pailthorpe is organising the garden.
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Fred and William / Fred, the shire horse lent to us by Whitbread and Company, had to be destroyed owing to old age. His place will be taken by another retired horse, William, owned by Chris and Diana Zeuner. William has a diminuitive companion Champers, who is on loan by Peter Linfield
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Sussex Wagon / Bob Lomas of Dragons Green has given the Museum a Sussex Wagon. It is being restored by the West Sussex Engineering Group
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Wheelwright's Collection Removed. / The Museum reluctantly moved the wheelwrighting collection from the Watersfield stable because it was too damp. The stable will be returned to its original use. The chaff cutter rescued from the Kirdford Cattle Shed fire is being installed.
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Mathematical Tiles / In November Alec Clifton-Taylor chaired a meeting on mathematical tiles. The Museum has offered to house and index records gathered by R. G. Martin.
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Field Trip to East Anglia / Walter Greenway is organising a field trip in April. Cressing Temples barns, Thaxted, Coggeshall, the post mill at Saxstead, the New Inn at Peasenhall, and the Museum of East Anglian Life at Stowmarket
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Exhibitions / In June there will be an exhibition of Peter Iden's paintings of Museum buildings. In July The Arts Council Exhibition on Timber Framed Buildings written by Richard Harris will be at the Museum
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Museum Action Day / The Museum is planning an action day to demonstarted those crafts and processes which aren't usualy shown owing to lack of staff: pit sawing, bread making, water raising, blacksmithing, wheelwrighting, working with lead and demonstrations of horse drawn machinery.
1982/3Members' Magazine No. 17 / 1982Bread Making Competitions / The Museum is running a competition for a loaf of bread made with the Museum's flour. There will be several prizes including a hamper donated by Heathers of Hove. There will be a "bake in" using the Walderton bread oven.
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