•  1894: Manchester Ship Canal opened•  1899: Boer War starts•  1901: Queen Victoria dies•  1903: 1st aeroplane flight by Wright Bros.•  1905: Ragged Lands established•  1909: Introduction of Old Age Pension•  1912: Sinking of the Titanic•  1914: Start of 1st World War•  1916: Battle of the Somme•  1918: End of 1st World War•  1919: 1st trans-atlantic flight•  1920: League of Nations founded•  1922: Irish Free State founded•  1924: Lenin dies•  1926: General Strike•  1928: Women get the vote•  1934: Hitler assumes power in Germany•  1936: Regular BBC TV broadcasts begin•  1939: Start of 2nd World War
From the Sussex Express, 12th February 1914



Mr George Moore, of Comps Farm, who recently retired from the office of secretary to the Glynde Friendly Society after a period of about 27 years, was the central figure of an interesting little ceremony at the Trevor Arms on Saturday evening. The members of the society felt that they would like to show their appreciation of his long and useful service and so on their behalf Mr W Freeman (one of the trustees) now asked Mr Moore’s acceptance of a silver-plated teapot and hot water jug suitably inscribed. Mr Freeman paid tribute to Mr Moore’s splendid work in the interests of the society, and said how much the members appreciated all that he had done for them. The recipient thanked the subscribers, who numbered nearly 100, for their gift, assuring them that he should always treasure it. Mr G Weller presided over a representative gathering.

The Glynde Friendly Society gather around their banner, probably in front of Glynde church, at their annual club day before the Great War. George Moore stands beneath the banner in the flat cap.

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