My nan, Coral Newton, started the Brownies group in Horndon on the Hill in 1963 or 1964; she still has her Brown Owl badge. I was hoping to find out if there are any photos or if anyone went to the Brownies as it was something so close to her heart.
I'm also related to Mr William Fynn ( of sorts!) who ran the Black Dog. He passed away in 1912 after an unsuccessful operation. His wife Rosanna born in Lancashire was of Scottish heritage. Grace was her niece whom she bought up when her sister died not long after childbirth. Grace's daughter Ellen born ...Read full memory
My name is Lee Struthers. I lived in Horndon back in the 1960s with my parents and sister at Alwin on Hilcrets Road, we moved to New Zealand in 1968. I have just been back for a visit, July 2010, went to the Bell for lunch. What a great place Horndon is, loved the place, wish I could have spent more time there. I remember going to school there and going to Cubs & of course church.