Other village events
Fetes, parades, outings, celebrations..
The opening of Hathern Branch Library on April 7th 1936!
Library opening on Feb 12th 1955.
Celebration of 40 years of Hathern Library on Feb 14th 1995. A special display with birthday cake for oldest library regular Olive Baxter
From left : Judith Flint, Ann Neal, Diane Powell, Mrs. Baxter cutting cake, Mukesh Nagar and Olive Dixon
Choosing books in the Library, date unknown. From the Leicester Evening Mail. Rowena Carter, John Watt any more names anyone?
Opening of electricity sub-station on The Round Bank, early 1930s. Old Hathern in Pictures page 62
From left : Ernest Cotton, Vernon Spencer, Sam Hunt, Harry Price, Sam Simpkin, Tom Miller
Celebrations in front of Rectory wall. Had been thought to be end of WW1 but dress suggests earlier - maybe Queen Victoria's Jubilee 1897 ?
War memorial in cemetery - unveiling in July 1920. Erected by Hathern people to the men of the village who fell in the Great War. Performed on Saturday afternoon by General Burn Murdoch in presence of considerable assembly. Old Hathern in Pictures page 78
The demobilised men of the village were lined up on one side of the monument, at the foot of which were laid a large number of wreaths, principally from the relatives.From left : Everard Spencer,Billy Roper,Horace Bowley,Norris Randon,George Peake,Lionel King,Ernest Moody,Don King,Vernon Spencer,Tom Swift,Harry Marson,Arthur Spence,George Dutton(back),Sam Henson(front). Right of memorial : Harry Price,Fred Fuller,John Monk,Joseph Tollington,Jimmy Fisher,Joseph Lawrance(Rector),William Ward(Wesleyan Superintendent),James Seager(Baptist Minister),?,Lord Crawshaw,?,Fred Roper,Ben Fuller
Another charabanc trip. David Spencer collection
Mothers' Union outing to Matlock by Potter's charabanc, late 1920s. Old Hathern In Pictures (page 53)
From left : Lou Potter,Joan Simpkin(child),Mrs.A.Simpkin,Mrs.Slack,Mrs.Sam Morley,Miss Dolly Woodfield,?,Hayes(child),Mrs.J.Mackley,Mrs.R.Hayes,Mrs.E.Woodfield,Cyril Swift,George and Charlie Wheildon(twns)Cissy Wheildon(child),George Hollingsworth,?,Mrs.E.Wheildon,Mrs.Bob Swift,Mrs.E.Miller,Mrs.Sam Hunt,Edna Spencer,Spencer(child),Rev.Ison,Mrs.E.Spencer,Mrs.Rebecca Randon
Charabanc party but where ? From Fred. Spencer collection
Methodist Sunday School outing. Outside the Fun house in Mablethorpe 1964 or 1965. Hathern Remembered page 96
Sheila Brown, Katherine Allsop, Frank Price, Peter Price, Carol Henson. At front, John Goodacre
Mothers' Union coach outing in the late 1940s. Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 67
From left : Enis Berrington, Mrs. Tinker, Arthur Gamble, Dorothy Swift, Avril Thompson, Ada Webster, Jessie Hunt, Maria Gamble, ?, May Hunt, Charlie Draycott, Edith Hunt, Esther Brown, Florrie Berrington, Walter and Emma Pilkington, ?, ?, Nell Spencer, Grace and Elsie Miller, Fred Farrands, Nell Groves, Nora Spencer, Emma Farrands, Marjorie Spencer, E.Lay, Ellen and Henry Tollington, Jack and Julia Screaton, Edie and Harry Marson
Bus trip - but where to ?
Quorn Hunt at Hathern Turn
Quorn Hunt meets at King' Arms prior to WW1. Old Hathern In Pictures page 37