Whittington History Society

Newspaper Cuttings

These newspaper cuttings, largely from the Lichfield Mercury, help us to get a insight into village community life in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Edward Pass Land Sale 10.10.1848

Francis Nevill Farm Sale

5.3.1842

William Ekins Sale of Butchers

22.5.1854

Amateur Athletic Festival

2.8.1878

Whittington Old Friendly Society 20.6.1879

First Whittington Flower Show

19.8.1892

Seckham Farm Sale

20.9.1901

Sale of the Swan Inn

20.9.1901

Children's Tea Party

11.9.1903

Sale of Fisherwick House

21.2.1908

Formation of the The Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB) December 1908

St Giles Church Restoration

22.3.1912

Sale of Whittington Old Hall

12.2.1926

Whittington Village Flower Show August 1926

Whittington Cricket Club AGM

12.10.1928

Armistace Day Celebrations

11.11.1935

Miss Eleanor Dyott Marriage

4.4.1936

Outbreak of War

8.9.1939

Whittington Pig Club AGM

8.10.1943

Whittington District Agricultural Society May 1944

W.I. Garden Party

18.7.1947

Church Fete Advert

21.7.1950

Pass Golden Wedding

17.4.1953

Nurse Darby M.B.E Award

June 1964

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