The flagpole is restored

In Spring 2006 we redecorated the wooden flagpole and at the same time repaired the pole where damp had got in around the bolt holes. It was obviously too late because in March 2007, after a slightly windy night the flagpole snapped and was found lying on the drive. For some reason I took it […]

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‘Future proofing’ the central heating

Over the years we have been blessed with a very reliable heating and hot water system at Sennicotts. However that has presented a problem: because it hasn’t broken it has never been upgraded. So of the two oil boilers the newer boiler was installed in the early 1960’s. The older boiler we’re not sure about […]

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Margaret Rank 1897-1988

Address given at the Funeral Service of Mrs Rowland Rank [Margaret nee McArthur] in [St Mary’s] Sennicotts Church, Sussex on Friday March 4th 1988 by the Vicar the Reverend Donald Johnson, M.A. ‘The love of life’ said Dr Johnson in The Rambler in the early 1750s ‘is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking’. […]

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Rowland Rank 1885-1939

Order of Service for Funeral of Rowland Rank 13th July 1939Wesley’s Chapel, City Road EC1Y 1AU The Service opened with “I am the Resurrection and the Life…”Hymn:- All things bright and beautiful…Psalm 23.Reading from Holy Scriptures:- Revelation 21 v1-7 Address given by The Rev. Bartlett Lang. For more than 12 months we have been passing […]

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