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Sidney Hill Cine Film Footage

We are deeply indebted to John Hunt, who is Chairman of the Victoria Jubilee Homes Trust, for providing us with a DVD copy of the Sidney Hill cine film. John’s mother was Daphne Hill, the youngest of Sidney Hill’s daughters.  The cine film was shot in and around Langford and Churchill during the late 20s, 30s and early […]

1739 John Rocque survey map of the Manor of Wrington

A detailed and comprehensive cartographic survey of the Manor of Wrington, which at that time belonged to the Rt Hon William Pulteney, was undertaken by John Rocque in 1738. A total of four maps were produced in 1738 and 1739. The largest one was of the whole Manor of Wrington, while the other three showed […]