Talbot House Offer Reward for their Lost "Robin"
29 July 2013
In December 1915 two British army chaplains - the Reverends
Phillip "Tubby" Clayton and Neville Talbot - opened a soldiers'
rest and recreation centre, named Talbot House, in Poperinge,
Talbot House was styled as an "Every Man's Club", where all
soldiers were welcome, regardless of rank, to enjoy rare moments of
peace and entertainment.
Nearly a century on, Talbot House needs your help.
On 15 December 1921, at the now-demolished Grosvenor House in
Park Lane, London, a "Round Robin", was signed by all those
present, who wished the text on the document to be read aloud once
again on the centenary of the opening of Talbot House (also known
as Toc H). The original document , was last seen at the Toc H
archives in London but now appears lost. Have you seen
If you have any further information concerning the "Round Robin"
that could help to retrieve the document, please don't hesitate to