Waldyve Alexander Hamilton MARTIN
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Waldyve Alexander Hamilton MARTIN

[Waldyve Alexander Hamilton MARTIN]
1880 - Waldyve's father John MARTIN dies at Upper Hall
In his Will, he left to Waldyve all his estates in Herefordshire and Warwickshire except for the mines, minerals, clay and sand.
1888 - February Auction of rare books from Library at Upper Hall
Sothebys auction many rare books and manuscripts from the libraries of Waldyve .A.H. MARTIN.
1894 - Waldyve Alexander Hamilton MARTIN shown as the principal landowner.
A Retrospect


January 22 Mr. and Mrs. MARTIN gave their usual New Year's treat to the Union Inmates, which was followed by an entertainment.

April 5 the election for five Urban Councillors resulted as follows : Mr. W. A. H. MARTIN (338 votes), Mr. J. DAWES (224), Mr. J. PREECE (223), Mr. W. H. HATTON (222), Mr. J. BANNER (218), and Mr. W. S. LANE (147) ; the defeated candidates were Mr. B. JAMES (114) and Mr. B. BASTOW (76).


January 21 Mr. and Mrs. W. A. H. MARTIN’S annual treat to the Union inmates was given in the evening.

March 29 Mr. MARTIN wrote to the Urban Council objecting to the proposed reservoir, on the ground that it would interfere with his pool. It was decided that a Local Government Board Inquiry be applied for to enquire into the intended work, and also the objection.

April 6 Col. Ord HASTED, R.E., held an inquiry re the reservoir and Mr. MARTIN’S objection thereto.


January 6 Mr. and Mrs. W. A. H. MARTIN gave their annual treat to the Union inmates.


January 7 Mr. and Mrs. MARTIN’s Annual Treat to Union Inmates.

February 8 Mrs. MARTIN distributed the Certificates to successful Students of the Science and Art and Shorthand Classes.


January 10 Mr. MARTIN’s Annual Treat to the Union Inmates.

January 3 Mr and Mrs MARTIN’s New Year’s Treat to Union Inmates.
1910 - Original Water Colour by W A H MARTIN - No 3 OATS Herefordshire Beacon
[No 3 OATS Picture by Mr MARTIN 1910]
[Rear Of No 3 OATS Picture by Mr MARTIN 1910]
( Jeny LAWRENCE ( Gough ) Collection )

Related Links
John MARTIN ( Father )
Upper Hall ( Residence )

1897 - 1980 A Retrospect Tilleys Almanacks - Herefordshire History
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Cuttings from Old Ledbury Reporter Newspapers