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Caldecott Community at Mersham-le-Hatch
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Caldecott Community at Mersham-le-Hatch

The Caldecott Community at Mersham-le-Hatch - Application

SA/CA/5.9 A three page leaflet undated, written to explain:- The philosophy and workings of the Community; eligibility criteria of prospective children; and Fees. As it indicates that places are available, it was presumably written shortly after the Community took possession of Mersham-le-Hatch (1947) with the resultant excess of space over Hyde House..

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The Chapel Organ lives On

 

Some of our viewers will remember the old bellows operated pipe organ, that led the singing in the Mersham-le-Hatch Chapel services for many years. A few may remember playing it. Others may remember pumping the bellows pedal/s. It is unlikely that this organ arrived from the Mote days via Hyde House as it was in private ownership in 1944, but we do know that it was 'retired' from permanent Caldecott service sometime late 1960's, early 1970's to be replaced by an electric device.

What then? I hear you ask.

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