Some history of Bishop's Cleeve
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Related Newspaper Articles
"The funeral of Mr. Hemming Shipway, of Malvern View, Bishop's Cleeve, who died at the age of 91 years took place at Bishop's Cleeve
on Monday. Mr. Shipway, who was the oldest native of Bishop's Cleeve living in the village, had taken part in many activities connected with the village life. He was
at one time a member of the School Board Management, holding the position of vice-chairman, an Overseer of the Parish, also a member of the Winchcombe Board of
Guardians and a church warden of Bishop's Cleeve Church. A member of the Parish Council, of which he was also vice-chairman, he was also treasurer both of the
Ancient Order of Foresters and the Walkens Medical Dispensary Club, and a member of the Cleeve Hill Board of Conservators. The funeral service was conducted by the Rev.
Jesson, Rector of the Parish, assisted by the Rev. C. D. Walker, Rector of Woolstone. The interment took place the family vault in Bishop's Cleeve Churchyard. During
the evening a muffled peal was rung on the church bells. He leaves three surviving sons and three surviving daughters."
"Oldest Native of Bishop's Cleeve"
Gloucestershire Echo : July 25th 1944 Page 4