PROPOSED PROGRAMME

 
Friday 22nd July, 2005
 

Holiday Inn Hotel, Filton, Bristol

 
3 - 5 p.m.
  Event, details to be announced.
 
6 p.m.
  Reception. Peter and Betty Sturge
 
Saturday 23rd July, 2005
  THE THIRD STURGE PILGRIMAGE FRENCHAY MEETING HOUSE
 
10 a.m.
  Coach to Frenchay from hotel and Bristol Parkway railway station
 
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  Registration, coffee, exhibition of heirlooms.
 
11 a.m.
  Welcome. Talk by Roger Sturge.
 
12 noon
  Lunch
 
from 1 p.m.
  Coach tour to family homes
Gaunts Earthcott; the home of Thomas (c1590) and other generations of the family.
Woodhouse; former home of the Harwoods of Woodhouse and site of the 1930 group photograph.
Olveston Meeting House; The former Quaker Meeting House that witnessed numerous family occasions.
Olveston Court; an ancient site, the home of several generations of Sturges and related families. Tour led by Eric V. Garrett.
New Leaze; The retirement home of Joseph V and Mary Sturge The Eaves; Early home of Thomas Marshall Sturge.
Elberton; Birthplace of Joseph VI and Thomas Marshall Sturge.
Lower Hazel Burial Ground; Final resting place of many Sturge and related family members. Joseph I buried here in 1669. Shipcombe Farm; Birthplace of Charles Sturge.
Aust Farm; Early home of Joseph VI.
 
from 5 p.m.
  Tea at Frenchay Meeting House.
 
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  Close
 
6.30 p.m.
  Coach to Bristol Parkway railway station and hotel from Frenchay.
 
Sunday 24th July, 2005
  Frenchay Meeting House
 
10.30 a.m.
  Members of the family are invited to join members of the Frenchay Meeting for worship.