CSM R. J. Balchin – Plaque

Wall plaque spotted at HQ F Coy. 7 Rifles (Davies St.) Drill Hall commemorating the Amalgamation of Queen Victoria’s Rifles and Queen Westminsters in 1961 with Company Sergeant Major R. J. Balchin as the Interim President. Queen Victoria’s Rifles – The 9th (County of London) Battalion, London Regiment (Queen Victoria’s Rifles) was a Territorial Army […]

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Issue 50 – 25th ANNIVERSARY

THE BALCHIN FAMILY NEWSLETTER Issue 50           July 2019 THE BALCHIN FAMILY SOCIETY 25th ANNIVERSARY Contents   page Outings in 1994 – Diana Beamish 5 The Balchin Family Society Origins – Diana Beamish Our Norse Ancestors and Relations – Dr Paul N Balchin 6 8 HMS “Victory” in the news – Diana Beamish 11 Alfold Church […]

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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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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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