Commemorative tribute at the cenotaph at St Helen's House, Derby.
(Photo and copyright: Barrie Sheard Society Archivist. August 2014.)
On behalf of the Society, Barrie Sheard Society Archivist, placed on the steps of the Obelisk at St Helen's House, three British Legion crosses and poppies for the Army, Navy and RFC & RAF each with the inscription:-
"We Shall Remember Them" 04/08/14
The Society appreciates the kind co-operation of Smith Cooper.
New 'blue plaque' awarded in October 2013 by Derby Civic Society and Derby City
Council to St. Helen's House identifying the first two Derby citizens
and their respective families to live within its walls.
L to R - David Ling - Chairman of Derby Civic Society, Councillor Asaf Afzal - Derby City Council, Paul Duffin - Senior Partner Smith Cooper Accountants taken at award ceremony on 1st October 2013.
Front elevation of St. Helen's House in September 2013 showing new lawns, pathways and box hedge.
St Helen's House, Derby.
The recently restored Grade One listed building. The former home of Derby Grammar School.
(Photo: G J Whitby. March 2013.)
The Centennial Dinner of the Old Derbeian Society held at Derby School, Littleover. November, 2012.
(Photo: Ian Louch, Chairman of Derby Grammmar School PTA.)
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The 2013 newsletter is available online.
An electronic version is now available to download and keep.
Hedley W. A. Alcock O.B.E., past President
A full obituary has been placed within the 2013 Newsletter.
In this year's 2013 Newsletter a flavour was given of how this generosity has certainly surprised us with all your great responses. Without your help and support there will be no recorded archives for those that follow us.
The same short article in the 2013 Newsletter reported we had had a 79% increase in submissions from November 2012 to September 2013. At the time of updating this website at the very end of October this percentage figure has already gone up to 87% with a new grand total of 618 submissions.
Remember, our door is always open for the receipt of photographs and other memorabilia and we will ensure they receive and are given the care and consideration they need.
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A brief letter to the Editor of the Old Derbeians Society website may well set you off on the trail of the members of your year of entry.