Notes of the GOSH Meeting on Tuesday the 8th May 2018
Present: 16 members
Wroughton School enquiry:
An enquiry had asked what was there before the Wroughton School. Several members had responded and been thanked. Good recognition for GOSH.
St. Edmund’s Care Home: 5 GOSH members with pictures to show to residents and talk with them had been well received.
JGI, Belton, May 20 & 21:
Travel and staffing arrangements were made for Sunday set up soon after 9 to open at 11 and close about 4.30. Monday the exhibition will reopen for Moorland School; the exhibition will be cleared no later than 1.
Local History Fair, St George’s Theatre, June 9 from 10 - 4:
Arrangements for set-up and transport were made. Members will cover the stand during the day.
Cliff Top Gala - July 29:
The site fee has been paid. Transport for tables and boards and setting up was arranged. Arrangements to borrow a gazebo are still not finalised.
Arnott’s former architect’s office, 171, High Street:
Permission to erect the plaque has still not been given. Now that an image of the proposed plaque is available this may trigger a response.
Old Guildhall and White Horse Inn, Baker Street:
There was discussion about the identity and location of the White Horse Inn. Agreed that GOSH would concentrate on putting a plaque on the old guildhall.
Lions’ Club holiday home for the blind, 1 Avondale Road:
GOSH is in contact with a former trustee of the home. Members approved the draft plaque.
Library Clock Steering Committee:
Les gave a brief report of a recent meeting.
St Andrew’s Church - Gorleston Psalter and Millennium Manuscript initiatives:
There was a brief report.
Gorleston Community Magazine:
GOSH had submitted an illustrated article which had been accepted for the first edition.
Members favoured a visit to the Lowestoft Museum and the Nicholas Everett Park, Oulton Broad.
Anne Edwards’s retirement as Editor of the Great Yarmouth Mercury at the end of May:
Agreed GOSH send Anne a retirement card with GOSH’s thanks for her help and interest in the past and best wishes for the future.
Readings from Extracts from the Stradbroke Schools’ Log Books:
We heard a most fascinating series of extracts from these log books extending from about 1876 to 1887 covering incidents within the school and events, tragic and celebratory, within the community.
Tuesday 12th June, 10-12 in the Macey Room, Shrublands Youth and Adult Centre, Gorleston