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1989 September Society presented Harold Wand with a watercolour
sketch of Barking town-house “The Paddock” to
mark his 80th birthday.
1990 December Rob Gehringer and Bert Lockwood appointed vice-
1991 December G.S. “Pip” Sanders-Hewett elected president
following the death of Harold Wand. Pip was the
grandson of the Society’s 2nd president.
1993 November Chairman Fred Ettritch took part in a BBC Radio 4
Billy Bragg programme about Barking town.
1994 Diamond Jubilee of Society celebrated. Bert
Lockwood published “A Happy Thought: the story of
Barking and District Historical Society 1934-1994.
1994 June Death of James Oxley, the Society’s first secretary.
1994 December Joan Harrison appointed a vice-president.

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