Mike Crumbie (1938 -2002)
Amongst other things, Mike was the chairman of the Village Hall
Commitee, chairman of the Millennium Project and editor / founder
of the quarterly newsletter.
Mike was also the secretary and treasurer of the Swallowcliffe
He was a member of the Royal British Legion and also a Local Parish
Mike was a keen artist with some of his work hanging in the U.S.A,
Middle East and London. He has also won international photo competitions
in the Middle East.
While serving in the Royal Navy he flew internationally in search
and rescue competitions for the UK team.
Also Mike was a facilitator in The Education Business Partnership
for North Dorset.
He recently contributed articles for the publication 'Breeding
Birds of Arabia'.
Sadly Mike passed away in January 2002 after a short illness. He
will be sorely missed by the villagers of Swallowcliffe.
Some examples of Mike Crumbies artwork. There
are many more fine paintings, some of which are available to buy.