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Written by Administrator on Monday August 17, 2020

Archive Documentation.

Number Type Sub Type Source Date Location Description Links
1 Photograph East Grinstead Courier May 1966 East Court Range Three men (?, Arnold Kelf, Charles Beard) digging out the foundations for the clubhouse
2 Photograph East Grinstead Courier November 1966 East Court Range Charles Beard looking out over the car park and partially built clubhouse
3 Photograph East Grinstead Courier November 1966 East Court Range Charles Beard looking out over the car park and partially built clubhouse 75
4 Photograph E. G. Eldred Bisley? View down the firing point of a large outdoor range. Kit laid out on the firing points, potentially during change of targets
5 Document Membership card Felbridge & District Rifle Club 1964 Charles Beard's F&DRC membership card
6 Document Membership card Felbridge & District Rifle Club 1986 Charles Beard's F&DRC membership card
7 Article East Grinstead Courier 28 March 1968 East Court Range Big shots' on target with new HQ - history of club in run up to opening. Accompanied by picture of Charles Beard, picture of Club members in 1946, picture of people in the armoury. 
(*)8 Article East Grinstead Courier 30 May 1968 East Court Range MP on target at range opening - Offical opening of the club by Geoffrey Johnson Smith. Accompanied by pictures of the first shot and checking the score afterwards 21, 73
(*)9 Photograph East Grinstead Courier 25 May 1968 East Court Range Charles Beard and Geoffrey Johnson Smith looking at rifle on firing point, surrounded by club members
(*)10 Photograph East Grinstead Courier 25 May 1968 East Court Range Charles Beard, Gwynn Powell and Geoffrey Johnson Smith looking at target on the gold plate during opeing of club. Mike Judson in background, left. See 8.
(*)11 Photograph 25 May 1968 East Court Range Geoffrey Johnson Smith lying on firing point and looking down range, surrounded by club members 13
(*)12 Photograph 25 May 1968 East Court Range Geoffrey Johnson Smith and club members on firing point
(*)13 Article East Grinstead Observer May 1968 East Court Range MP opens rifle club's new HQ with a bull - opening of club. Accompanied by photo of John Smith on firing point and picture of youngest member, Christine Ann Beard, 13. 11, 14
(*)14 Photograph East Grinstead Observer 25 May 1968 East Court Range Christine Ann Beard, 13, in the kitchen. Youngest member of the club. 13
15 Article East Grinstead Courier 16 January 1969 East Court Range Two photos with captions - Charles Beard and E. E. Phillpot sorting cards in the Stats Office; Committee members inspecting club equipment before New Year Shoot (J. Francis, Colin Stoyles, Arnold Kelf, E. 'Ted' Eldred, Joyce Eldred). 16
16 Photograph East Grinstead Courier January 1969 East Court Range Charles Beard and E. E. Phillpot sorting cards in the Stats Office 15
17 Article East Grinstead Observer May 1968 East Court Range The Fighting Spirit Lives On… - general account of history and success of club. Accompanied by picture of shooters on indoor range. 18
18 Photograph East Grinstead Observer May 1968 East Court Range Seven shooters on indoor range 17
19 Photograph East Grinstead Observer East Court Range Four shooters on indoor range
(*)20 Photograph East Grinstead Courier 25 May 1968 East Court Range Geoffrey Johnson Smith on firing point surrounded by club members
21 Article East Grinstead Courier 30 May 1968 East Court Range Outdoor Range for Rifle Club Soon - Account of AGM 1968, accompanied by picture of F&DRC award winners and their trophies at the annual meeting 8
(*)22 Photograph East Grinstead Courier 25 May 1968 East Court Range Geoffrey Johnson Smith and four club members (Dave 'Farmer' Smith, Daphne Taylor, Richard Archer(?) and Harry Latham) in front of the Stats Office
23 Article East Grinstead Courier 10 October 1968 Busmen Win Trophy - East Grinstead London Transport rifle shooting team won London Transport's Victory Shield, coached by Charles Beard (and trained at F&DRC?)
24 Article 1968 Record entries for Felbridge - Account of success of summer shooting and hope for winter
25 Article 7 April 1984 Tight Smallbore Cards - Account of club hosting Sussex indoor finals
26 Photograph 1969 East Court Range Clubs members (Harry Humphrey, Richard Nichols, Charlies Beard, Brian Stanner, ?, ?) at work, digging out a drainage ditch (?)
27 Photograph E. G. Eldred 1967 East Court Range Partially built clubhouse - brickwork halfway up windows
28 Photograph 1969 East Court Range Tractor parked on the road, moving concrete slabs for the wall down the side of the range, and three men.
29 Photograph E. G. Eldred 1968 East Court Range Charles Beard at the far end of the 25yd range, sorting out the wires for the target movers
30 Photograph E. G. Eldred 1969 East Court Range Four men (Ken Nichols, Mike Judson, Richard Nichols, Charles Beard) and a woman (Joyce Eldred) having a tea break during construction of the concrete wall down the side of the range
31 Photograph East Court Range Charles Beard digging out undergrowth in the path of the concrete wall around the outside of the range
32 Article East Grinstead Courier Felbridge Hotel Gwynn Powell, Charles Beard, Brigadier Sir Geoffrey Hardy-Roberts, E. G. 'Ted' Eldred, Ken Nichols at annual dinner/trophy presentation for Sussex, with photograph 72
33 Photograph East Grinstead Observer Daphne Taylor, ?, Charles Beard, Gwynne Powell, Jean Fuzard, Ted Eldred with a selection of trophies
34 Photograph 1969 East Court Range Three men (Tim Avery(?), ?, Arnold Kelf) sliding concrete slab into place in the wall of the outdoor range
35 Photograph E. G. Eldred East Court Range Portait photograph of Charles Beard in NSRA suit jacket/tie
36 Photograph East Court Range Man and dog in what would become the car park out front of the clubhouse
37 Photograph East Grinstead Courier Previous Clubhouse Large group of people posed for group photo in front of noticeboards in a previous F&DRC clubhouse (clock has club name on it)
38 Document Letter Small Arms Supply Co. London 13 August 1957 London Letter from Small Arms Supply Co. London, to Charles Beard, congratulating him on getting highest possible score with their ammunition
39 Photograph Bisley? View down grassy area between firing points and row of tents, people wandering, Union Jack flying
40 Article The Rifleman Autumn 1973 East Court Range Account of successful AGM and award giving, accompanied by group picture of many with their prizes
41 Article East Grinstead Courier East Court Range Account of successful Christmas Shoot, accompanied by group picture of shooters (right: Gerald Skinner) holding up the novelty targets
42 Photograph 1972 Titled Surrey K.O. Champions 1972, team photograph of Fred Greaves, Charles Beard, Gwynn Powell, E. G. 'Ted' Eldred, Dave 'Farmer' Smith 43
43 Article East Grinstead Courier 1972 Riflemen KO Home Guard to Take County Cup - Account of success at county competition 42
44 Photograph E. G. Eldred The City of London Cup, on table against curtains (award ceremony somewhere?)
45 Article 1972 East Court Range Charlie Collects Three Trophies - Account of 1972 prizegiving, accompanied by portrait of Charles Beard, A. Kelf receiving silver tray from Gwynn Powell to mark 26 years with the club
46 Article East Court Range Christmas Shoot Is A Hit - Account of successful shoot, accompanied by photo of Charles Beard and three shooters on indoor range
(*)47 Photograph Charles Beard 25 May 1968 East Court Range Charles Beard's parents  at a table in what's now the air weapons range
(*)48 Photograph Charles Beard 25 May 1968 East Court Range View over packed clubhouse (facing front door from what's now air weapons range
(*)49 Photograph Charles Beard 25 May 1968 East Court Range View over packed clubhouse (facing Stat's Office from what's now air weapons range
(*)50 Photograph Charles Beard 25 May 1968 East Court Range Five men in suits, one holding up the golden plate shot to officially open the club
51 Photograph 1955 Bisley Five men in front of row of tents in Bisley
52 Photograph 17 April 1977 East Court Range Charles Beard (Dad) and Maisie Wells on FP 17 and 18 on outdoor range
53 Photograph 1955 Bisley Large cup among prize display in tent (Queen Alex?)
54 Photograph 1957 Bossom Cup County Team 1957 - team photo of twenty people
(+)55 Photograph Previous Clubhouse Group of people in rubble of building
(+)56 Photograph Previous Clubhouse Rubble of building
(+)57 Photograph Previous Clubhouse Rubble of building
(+)58 Photograph Previous Clubhouse Rubble of building
(+)59 Photograph Previous Clubhouse People in front of partially built clubhouse
(+)60 Photograph Previous Clubhouse People in front of partially built clubhouse
(+)61 Photograph Previous Clubhouse Rubble of building
(+)62 Photograph Previous Clubhouse Group of people in rubble of building
(+)63 Photograph Previous Clubhouse Group of people in rubble of building
(*)64 Photograph Charles Beard 25 May 1968 East Court Range Geoffrey Johnson Smith and others in Stat's Office
(*)65 Photograph Charles Beard 25 May 1968 East Court Range Group of women seated by entrance to stairs, 25yd targets handing on wall
(*)66 Photograph Charles Beard 25 May 1968 East Court Range Group of men at refreshment table near front door
(*)67 Photograph Charles Beard 25 May 1968 East Court Range Group of people at table in what's now air weapons range
68 Photograph East Grinstead Courier Group of people seated on firing point (possible post-competition photo)
69 Photograph Previous Clubhouse Group photo with two competition cups (post-competition?)
70 Photograph Previous Clubhouse Large group of people
71 Photograph East Grinstead Courier Felbridge Hotel Brigadier Sir Geoffrey Hardy-Roberts giving Charles Beard a badge at Sussex County Dinner
72 Photograph East Grinstead Courier Felbridge Hotel Gwynn Powell, Charles Beard, Brigadier Sir Geoffrey Hardy-Roberts, E. G. Eldred, K. Nichols at annual dinner/trophy presentation for Sussex 32
(*)73 Photograph East Grinstead Courier 25 May 1968 East Court Range Geoffrey Johnson Smith on firing point taking first shot surrounded by club members 8
74 Photograph East Grinstead Courier Previous Clubhouse Group of people with two competition cups (celebratory?)
75 Article East Grinstead Courier 6 November 1966 East Court Range Rifle Club Is Well On Its Way To Having The Best Range in County - account of plans for the future build of the club, accompanied by photo of Charles Beard looking out over car park in front of paritally built clubhouse 2, 3