Bill Cresswell- "Tarvin Revealed"

Home » Newsroom » Bill Cresswell- "Tarvin Revealed"

Upcoming events

Tarvin village
Tarporley and District U3A
Tomorrow 10:00am
Tarporley Community Centre
Tarvin village
Family Open
26th October 2018 1:30pm
Tarvin Pre-School & Day Nursery
Tarvin Online
Family Film Night - Incredibles 2
26th October 2018 6:00pm
Tarvin Community Centre
Tarvin village
Friday Adult Film - The Children Act
26th October 2018 8:00pm
Tarvin Community Centre

Latest news

THR Carol Singers Scan_20181022
Tarvin History Revealed - Young Carol Singers Raise Money
Tarvin Webteam: Yesterday
Snow Queen (1)
Magical Tale of Love and Friendship
Tarvin Community Centre: Yesterday
Downs Syndrome Evening
Ladies Evening in Support of Cheshire Downs Syndrome
Lisa Dunne: Monday 22nd Oct
garden, gardening
Next Tarvin Gardening Society Meeting
Tarvin Webteam: Sunday 21st Oct
Abnormal Load (2)
Notification about Abnormal Load
Tarvin Webteam: Sunday 21st Oct
Sunday Lunch at the Manor Scan_20181019
The Manor Reintroduces Sunday Lunches
Tarvin Webteam: Saturday 20th Oct
council meeting clipart
Parish Council Agenda for Monday 22 October
Tarvin Webteam: Saturday 20th Oct
cwac_c_logo
Public Spaces Protection Orders
Tarvin Webteam: Friday 19th Oct
Concrete Slab Innit
Tarvin Primary Attempts to Progress their Cycle to School Scheme
Robin Grimshaw, Tarvin Primary School Governor: Thursday 18th Oct
Cornichon Lunch Picture For Article  (1)
New Lunch Menu at the Cornichon
Lisa Dunne: Wednesday 17th Oct
binary, computers, computer
Apologies to our Website Readers
Tarvin Webteam: Wednesday 17th Oct
Mr Dee And Wife
Tastes of Sri Lanka come to Tarvin
Lisa Dunne: Tuesday 16th Oct
Poppy1
Poppy making workshop to be repeated
Doreen De Cani: Monday 15th Oct
THR WI Christmas Party 1991 Scan_20181013
Tarvin History Revealed - WI Xmas Party
Tarvin History Group: Sunday 14th Oct

In the 1st "Tarvin Revealed" article it showed some of the members of a class which wrote "Tarvin- The History of a Cheshire Village". It also had a list of others, not in the photograph but who were part of the group.

Launch

There was however an omission made. Bill Cresswell, who became the 1st Chairman of the History group, made an enormous and very talented contribution to the book. He drew 12 black and white illustrations for various chapters . These were auctioned at the launch party which produced extra money for the charity we were supporting.

Several years ago we tried to compile a list of who owned these drawings. We know where some are but if you own one please let us know. The titles were: John Bruen, 51, High Street, Mounting steps at Holme Street Hall, Old Tarvin, Sundial at St. Andrews, Derelict Farm Buildings, Old Milestone, Stone lion at Holme Street Hall, Stone stile in Hockenhull Lane, Cheese Press at Burton Hall, and The Tarvin Imp.

Bill was the editor of our 1st photographic history called " Reflections of Tarvin".
Sadly both of these books are now unavailable but copies of " Further Reflections of Tarvin" can still be obtained.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Concrete Slab Innit
Thu 18 Oct 6:00am  |  hits: 475

Parents, carers and eagle eyed members of the community may have noticed that a concrete slab has been laid adjacent to the entrance to the playground at the Primary School.For those weren't aware this will house cycle shelters so that bikes and scooters can be protected from the weather during the school day. Following a questionnaire to parents the school understands that should cycling...

Abnormal Load (2)
Sun 21 Oct 6:00am  |  hits: 366

This load will follow the blue route below. It will travel from Browns Bank to Kelsall Hill layby, this should take approximatley 3.5 hours to complete. It usually reaches the A556 at Rudheath at 1115 hours. The route it takes can be viewed here. Please divert or take an alternative route if you can, as the load may only travel at 10mph or less. This load will be setting off at approximately...

Cornichon Lunch Picture For Article  (1)
Wed 17 Oct 6:00am  |  hits: 288

Last week saw a few new changes at the much-loved Tarvin Cornichon at The Gunnery restaurant. Starting with the brunch menu they now have eggs Benedict served with ham or eggs Florentine served with spinach. Whilst three new dishes have been added to the lunchtime menu — Roast squash, feta, pumpkin seed & rocket salad, Open Cornish Brie & tomato open sandwich, or maybe you are more of a Warm...