Timeline

As the project progresses this page will be updated with links to find information in timeline order.

1405 – Owain Glyndwr & Henry IV meet for battle on Woodbury Hill and Abberley Hill

1820 – Great Witley Snapshot

1822 – Great Witley Snapshot

1837 – Dudleys acquire Witley Court from Foleys

1843 to 46 – Queen Adelaide lives at Witley Court

1844 – Queen Adelaide establishes the first school at Great Witley

1855 – Great Witley Snapshot

1872 – a new Court House is built by Lord Ward, to replace sessions at Hundred House

1888 – Great Witley Toll House ceases activity

1890 – Great Witley & District Farmers Club formed

1894 – Great Witley & Hillhampton Parish Councils formed

1895 – Lord Dudley builds the new Great Witley School

1898 – G Herbert Banks establishes his estate agency business

1905 – Great Witley Snapshot

1910 – Cannon Wilson rector of Great Witley arrives

1920 – Lady Dudley drowns in Ireland

1920 – Witley Court Sale (by the Dudleys)

1937 – Witley Court Fire

1938 – Witley Court Timber Sale

1939 – Witley Court Sale (By Sir Herbert Smith)

1939 – Great Witley Toll House is demolished

1939 – World War 2

1952 – Future Queen comes to Great Witley

1953 – Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Party (2 June)

1954 – First phase of The Glebe is built in Great Witley

1955 – WI ‘Jubilee Book’ created to record our local history

1957 – Planting of trees on Woodbury Hill begins

1963 – Winter of 62/3

1960s  – Remainder of The Glebe is built.

1966 – Bob Dylan ghost hunting at Witley Court

1967 – Procal Harem record video at Witley Court

1973 – RAC Rally

1978 – Milk Race

1981 – Witley Jazz Club inaugural gig

1989 – Village Hall footings dug at Great Witley

1992 – Black Leopard seen at Great Witley

2000 – Great Witley & Hillhampton Millennium Parish Photograph of Residents (18 May 2000)

2000 – Redmarley Hillclimb restored

2003 – Price Charles visits Great Witley Church (17 Nov 2003)

2010 – Bowens field recreational area developed at Great Witley

2014 – Great Witley Country Fayre on 14th June.

2015 – Restoration of the Samuel Thorp Clock at Witley Court Church

2016 – June 11th Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday Celebrations 

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