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                             Welcome to the village recorder's page for Willisham.

If you have any questions re Willisham's past residents you can contact me via the Parish Clerk.

Here are some pictures of WIllisham residents past and present


Ted Taylor, Shepherd, who worked at Willisham Hall for Malcolm Fiske (prior to 1934 when the Hall burnt down)

Ted with his Lambs




From left to right brothers Robert Prentice, Sandy (William) Prentice of Strawberry Hall (circa 1930's) and Maurice (Maury) Holder of Well Farm




More about Sandy Prentice

Throughout his lifetime Sandy wrote a book about Willisham and Offton called "Room at the Bottom" in it he provides an accurate description  of the people who lived there in the 1920's and 30's. Here is an Extract  from the book with kind permission of Steve Prentice, son of Sandy.



Maurice Taylor and Daughters, Maurice was Ted Taylor's son and lived at Fiske Pightle, Click here to read an encounter with Maurice (also known as Razor) at Willisham Churchyard





Click here to see pictures of the Jubilee Celebrations 2012 at Tye Lane Willisham

Click here to see pictures of the Village Garden open day 2012

Click here to see pictures of the villagefete2012 at Crow Hall


Click here Sound recording to hear a recording broadcast in 1994 by SGR fm to commemorate the opening of the new village sign. (approx 40 mins)

 Present were:
Maury Holder (who as Willisham's oldest resident reveiled the new sign) of Well Farm
Rodney Holder of Crow Hall
Sandy Prentice formally Strawberry Hall
"Daddy" Minns of Derrick Hill
Francis Gilson (Church Warden) North Acres





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