23-Mar-2022: Your editor has been keeping a diary of the Coronavirus plague in Alne and how it compares to earlier such events. This will doubtless form the basis for an article in a future edition of Alne Annals.The 7th (and hopefully final) chapter of the Diary of the Coronavirus Plague in Alne, and all earlier chapters, can now be read by clicking the chapter. Chapter 7 includes a one-page timeline summary.
Chapter 1. Chapter 2. Chapter 3. Chapter 4. Chapter 5. Chapter 6. Chapter 7.
20-Oct-2021: Chris Bond's personal story of his channel swim can be found by clicking here.
18-Jun-2020: Erratum. p122. Hallgarth was built in the mid-1990s rather than the early 1980s. I am just about to move there!
31-Dec-2019: Two important contributors to Alne Annals died in 2019. David Whiteley, Home Farm, on 15-May-2019, aged 83, and Rhoda Dawson, daughter of the Ryders (postmasters 1943-1968) on 16-June-2019, aged 93.
04-Nov-2019: A descendant of the Strangewayes family has pointed out that his grandfather was called Darcy, not Digby as mentioned in the article by Rev William Norman (p33 refers). I have been in touch with Bill Norman (93, alive and well and living in South London) and he confirms that this is indeed an error.
28-Oct-2019: The story of the restoration of the ancient village verges (p172) is now complete and can be accessed here.
08-Oct-2018 : Re the Home Guard photo caption on p115, the person identified as David Almgill (back row, far left) is actually Alf Tenniswood (from Tollerton). 3rd from the left in the middle row is his brother Arthur Tenniswood.