This Is Your Life 2002

Original digital file

mildenhallmj1177-smallbluealbum-tiyl.pdf

Description

“This Is Your Life” function for Melva Mildenhall, to celebrate 57 years of service to the 2nd Hastings Company of the Girls’ Brigade, Hastings Baptist Church, 9 November 2002

1 – Girls’ Brigade members lined up before the start of proceedings
2 – Melva being led on to the stage; Debbie Fulford in white blouse
3 – Melva being led on to the stage; Debbie Fulford at right
4 – Lewis Stewart welcoming Melva and attendees
5 – Melva receiving the Colours from Mary Kilgour; Lorna Cowan at left, Lewis Stewart right
6 – Melva and Lewis Stewart
7 – Lewis Stewart about to present “This Is Your Life” book to Melva
8 – Melva looking at “This Is Your Life” book
9 – Melva and Mary Kilgour
10 – Melva and Beulah Mount talking about how it all began
11 – Anne Burden; Melva and Lewis Stewart
12 – Melva and Anne Burden
13 – Betty Graham
14 – Melva, Joy and Ernest Peden
15 – Melva, Ernest and Joy Peden, Lewis Stewart
16 – Jean Taylor
17 – Melva, Ruth Sweatman, Lewis Stewart
18 – Melva and Lynette Clouston, nee Edlin, former officer of 2nd Hastings Company
19 – Tony Page
20 – Henk Boekesteyn
21 – Natalie McLagan, nee Mildenhall, family representative
22 – Neil Donaldson, Church representative
23-25 – Gail Ward, Hawke’s Bay Area Commissioner
26 – Anne Silson presenting a spray to Melva
27 – Brigade members watching
28 – Brigade member reading one of official letters received; Debbie Fulford at left, Janice Zachan at right
29 – Brigade member reading one of official letters received
30-31 – Juniors performing an item
32 – Senior Brigade member reading a poem; Jan Donaldson lighting candles on cake
33 – Jan Donaldson at left, Amy Vandenhout lighting candles
34-35 – Celebratory cake

“Melva Mildenhall
THIS IS YOUR BRIGADE LIFE”

36-38 – Melva speaking
39-40 – Melva cutting cake
41-42 – Mavis Mardon reading a poem
43-44 – Display of photos and memorabilia in church hall

Business / Organisation

2nd Company Hastings, The Girls' Brigade NZ

Location

Baptist Church, Karamu Road South, Hastings

Format of the original

Photographs

Date published

9 November 2002

People

  • Henk Boekesteyn
  • Anne Burden
  • Lynettte Clouston, nee Edlin
  • Lorna Cowan
  • Jan Donaldson
  • Neil Donaldson
  • Debbie Fulford
  • Betty Graham
  • Mary Kilgour
  • Mavis Mardon
  • Natalie McLagan, nee Mildenhall
  • Melva Mildenhall
  • Beulah Mount
  • Tony Page
  • Ernest Peden
  • Joy Peden
  • Anne Silson
  • Lewis Stewart
  • Ruth Sweatman
  • Jean Taylor
  • Amy Vandenhout
  • Gail Ward
  • Janice Zachan

Accession number

1177/2160/45507

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