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Wherwell & Chilbolton History
History and memories of Test Valley villages
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10.2016 Pete Granger (1947 - 2015)
Peter Granger was born in Wembley on 2nd November 1947. In 1964 he joined REME and started a career of ...
Antony Michael Ansell (1940-2017)
Antony Ansell was born in March 1940 in Maltby, Yorkshire, while his father, Mike, was in Northern France waiting for ...
Charles and Pam Liddell
At the end of Wherwell lie two tiny hamlets, unknown except to natives, called Cottonworth and Fullerton. Cottonworth is, ...
Chilbolton Christmas Lunch 2005
Chilbolton Christmas Lunch at the Chilbolton Rectory - 2005
Elfrida, the first Queen of England
Medieval history is typically a male-dominated affair and the lives of women at this time are not well represented. One ...
George Medal for Chilbolton Test Pilot
A press report from the Andover Advertiser dated 4th August 1950 records: A 29-years-old Chilbolton test pilot, Mr. Leslie Robert Colquhoun, ...
Hilary Thrupp (1925 – 2012)
Hilary Margaret Cookson was born at Swiss Cottage, London on the 10 May 1925 and educated at St. Margaret’s, Hampstead ...
The following was written by Kenneth Morgan, Mr. Morgan’s Son. Most of my memories of Mr. Morgan revolve around Sunday ...
Key Dates in the History of Wherwell
Key Dates in the History of Wherwell & Wherwell Abbey from 955 to the present day
On Wing and Water
In May 2012, I wrote an article “George Medal for Chilbolton Test Pilot” about Leslie Colquhoun DFC (b: 15th March ...
Pete Granger (1947-2015)
Charles Peter David Granger (Peter as he has always been known) was born in Kingsbury, Wembley on 2nd November 1947. ...
Test Pilots - J W Charles Judge
J W Charles ‘Pee-wee’ Judge (1922 – 1970) started his aviation career with the Royal Air Force, flying Hurricanes and ...
Wherwell Church - List of Vicars
Vicars of Wherwell since the Reformation and Vicars of Wherwell & Rectors of Chilbolton since 1943
Wherwell Home Guard circa 1945
Names of Wherwell Home Guard from left to right Top Row (standing) Name Address Occupation Walter Beckingham (Jnr) 8 Cottonworth Farm Worker Ted Hill (1 son) Andover Lodge Water Keeper Walter ...
Antony ANSELL Lady BRECKNOCK Pete GRANGER Charles and Pam LIDDELL John MORGAN Jeanne Margaret NOLDER 88
Churches & Memorials
WW1 & WW2