Issue 49

THE BALCHIN FAMILY NEWSLETTER Issue 49           January 2019 Contents page Balchins in Business (Bernie & Roger Balchin)  – Diana Beamish 5 Dr Balchins Birthday Card – Sir Robert Balchin (Lord Lingfield) 11 From Surrey to Kidderminster via Devon – Diana Beamish 12 The National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) – David Balchin 26 Rene Bullas – Secretary […]

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Issue 48

THE BALCHIN FAMILY NEWSLETTER Issue 48           July 2018   Contents page Nigel Cecil Balchin – Ruth Bond / edited by Tina Balchin 5 Summer holiday in Bordeaux and Le Moulleau 1937 – Diana Beamish 8 Colin Balchin – Treasurer / Membership Secretary – Outline Autobiography 17 The Horsham and Guildford Direct Railway proposal 1859 – […]

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The Centenary of the Foundation of the Imperial Society and Dedication of the Knights’ Chapel in the Crypt of St. Paul’s Cathedral

  On November 13th 2008, Sir Robert Balchin, 11th Knight Principal of The Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor, welcomed on behalf of the Society, HM The Queen, its Patron, accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, to St Paul’s Cathedral for the Centenary Service and the Dedication of a new Chapel of the Knights which had been created […]

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NEW – The Balchin Family Lapel Badge!

We are pleased to announce the arrival of The Balchin Family Society Lapel Badge.  The badge, which shows the Balchin Family Crest, has been beautifully manufactured with excellent detail and colourful enamelling.  The badge is of a high quality metal construction with locking safety clasp.  The badge measures 30 by 25 mm and is supplied […]

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Dr. NIGEL CECIL BALCHIN

It is with our deepest regret that we have to report that Dr Nigel Balchin, the Society’s first Newsletter production editor, sadly passed away on 27th December 2017.  Many family members will have known Nigel, who contributed greatly to the success of the Society since it’s inception. It is, therefore, only fitting that we give […]

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