Millennium Paintings

These are the paintings by the children of Bishopsteignton Primary school for the design of a permanent memorial mosaic/sculpture as a village tribute to the Millennium.

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Day Three

Last night's Government announcement. The thoughts and feelings of the village as it faces the third day of lockdown. Also some links from this night's Bishopsteignton shout out to the people seeing the country through the present situation.

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Day One

The previous night's Government announcement issuing the first legally enforceable lockdown measures to reduce the pressures on the National Health Service in their efforts to cope with the Corvid-19 virus.

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Geoffrey Theodore Garratt M.B.E. MA

Geoffrey Theodore Garratt was born 7 November 1888, in Little Tew, Oxfordshire. Son of Charles Foster Garratt and Agnes Mary Garratt (née Percival). He married Annie Beryl Garratt (née Benthall) in April, 1920. He served in the First World War and during the Second World War in the Pioneer Corps as a Major, 135713. He died in Pembrokeshire on 28th April, 1942.

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John William Beer

John William Beer was born June 1922, in Bishopsteignton, Devon. Son of Willam Henry Beer and Mary Jane Beer (née Roberts). He served in the 4th Battalion of the Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's) as a Private, 5682633. He died in the Battle of Normandy, France on 6th July, 1944.

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