The Withernwick Garden Fete - 13th August 1932
A successful garden fete took place on Thursday
afternoon in the grounds of Withernwick Hall, kindly lent by Mr & Mrs
G W Witty, for the purpose of raising money for building funds in
connection with the WI (the Village Hall). Mrs Adrian Bethell of
The stall holders were Adelaide Paling (The Vicarage),
Clara Wright (The Schoolhouse), Mrs Giles (Whitehill) and Miss Bateman (
Thanks were due to T W Robinson, Mr Cecil Dibnah Ellis, Mr John Robert Kearry for their assistance.
A play “The Pierrot’s Wedding” produced by
Mrs C D Ellis (Lynton) was put on. The cast included Mrs C H Savill, Hetty
Wright, Mrs Allen, Mrs T W Robinson, Miss I Skelton, Miss B Skelton, Mrs F
Witty and Miss E Wright.
The days proceedings amounted to over £40.
The Withernwick Women's Institute Garden Party 13th Aug
Back Row: Mrs Morris, Mrs Giles, Mrs Hall VCO, Ruth Ellis, Olive Kearry, Mrs Bulson, Dorothy Saville, Adelaide Paling, Clara Wright, Jean Ellis
Middle Row: Mrs A Bethell (seated), Mrs Harland, Mrs K Priest, Mrs Ellis, (no name), Dora Witty
Front Row: Henrietta (Hetty) Dunn, Mrs Robinson
The reenactment of the above Garden Party Aug 2006
Seated left: Joan Johnson
Back Row: Joan Gibson, Viv, Christine Humphrey, Nora Spencer, Ann Leach, Gill Horner, Ann Wood, Margaret Goodyear, Meg Croft
Middle Row: Ann Robinson, Joyce Sharp, Doreen Dunn, Sheila Grantham, Doreen Fryer
Front: Lois Wright, Dot Barker.
(Henrietta Dunn in the original photo is the mother of Lois Wright in the top photo)
The play "The Pierrot's Wedding"
The tall lady is Henrietta Dunn (ne Wright)
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