b'School Fame CorrectionBased on material supplied by DavidW ith reference to page 22 in Bulletin 18: in Hemmingway the article on The First Bishop Wilton Show, There are two good reasons to feature thisH. Bailey should be H. Bramley. This was a photograph from a press cutting supplied bytranscription error in the article. Also, S. Fryer David Hemmingway. The first is that it is an itemreferenced in the Howdenshire Chronicle extract could of recent history and we have been hard-pressedactually be G. Fryer. We now know that S. Fryer to find suitable similar examples although theywas G. Fryers wife and the committee members are must exist. The second is that David himself isreferred to as gentlemen.one of our most dedicated followers, always intent on acquiring the latest Bulletin as soon asFeedbackit is published. Comedy Cricket MatchT he accompanying photograph appeared inhe photograph published on page 29 of Bulletin January 1994 when David Hemmingway wasT 18 was incorrectly titled as WWII - Victory in a pupil at Bishop Wilton School. The article that appeared with it explained that pupils at the schoolEurope Celebrations. We were alerted to this when had been conducting an experiment to study theKathleen Sleightholme, who is pictured in it, told us wind. Each pupil had sent off a helium-filled balloonthat she left Bishop Wilton in 1944 so could not have before Christmas in 1993 with a message askingbeen in a photograph dated 1945. Kathleen came whoever found it to write to the school. Much to theto Bishop Wilton as a Land Army Girl; you can read delight of seven-year-old David he got a responseher story in this Bulletin (on page 10). A copy of theafter his balloon landed in Brakel in Germany. Davidsphotograph belonging to the late Lorna Sleightholme teacher, Sandie Clark, who organised the projectcalls the event a Comedy Cricket Match which was said that the balloon was found in a forest and thatprobably a war-time fund-raising event.the school had replied to the lady who found it with a Christmas card and they were in the process of writing a letter. The Darkest Sweet PeaBased on material supplied by the late Ruth WalkerW e have been told about two former residents of Bishop Wilton who grew sweet peas. One was Thomas Wadsworth and and the other was Charlie Cullum. The late Ruth Walker was very interested in Thomas Wadsworth. She had kept a tag that Thomas must have used to tie on to bunches of his flowers:It was Ruth who first told us that Thomass aim was to produce the darkest sweet pea. She had a catalogue from a commercial sweet pea specialist, Rowntree Bros, that illustrated the very strain (the central bloom in the illustration following):BULLETIN 19 369'