News Update – June ’13

A Miscellany of Trips  

The last few weeks have been very eventful, featuring a number of trips of one form or another, involving:

  • A visit to Preston, nr Canterbury, to look at a beautiful Pulham garden that, for some reason or another, managed to evade all the Pulham databases, so it can now be officially recorded for the first time.
  • A potentially disastrous trip on a trip to London.
  • A personal trip to a Pulhamite Celebration at Bawdsey Manor, Suffolk, and
  • A very successful trip at Shipton Court, Shipton-under-Wychwood, with the Oxfordshire Gardens Trust. Continue reading “News Update – June ’13”

News Update – January ’13

The ‘Pulhams of Broxbourne’ Exhibition Rolls On

The Pulhams of Broxbourne Exhibition closes at the Lowewood Museum in Hoddesdon on Saturday, 2nd February, after a very successful run, and moves on to the Epping Forest District Museum, at 39-41 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey EN9 1EL, opening on Saturday 9th February. Continue reading “News Update – January ’13”

1919-20 – Shipton Court, Shipton under Wychwood, Oxfordshire

SM 18 – Nov 12

Shipton Court, in Shipton under Wychwood, in deepest Oxfordshire, is an impressive Jacobean mansion that dates from 1603, part of which is still lived in, and part of which has now been converted into flats.   I first became aware of it, and its possible association with James Pulham, via a letter that arrived completely out of the blue.   Continue reading “1919-20 – Shipton Court, Shipton under Wychwood, Oxfordshire”