Information Needed

There is a huge amount that is missing from this history. Below is a list of just some of the information which would make a more complete story. If you can add to this work in any way, please use the contact page on this website.

  • Was William Aneley the first settler?

  • Any information about births, marriages and deaths in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

  • Information on handloom weavers in the twentieth century

  • Details of the Socialist Club

  • Information on the Mechanics' Institute

  • When were the roads first mettled?

  • When was electricity first installed?

  • When was gas first supplied to the village?

  • Anything about the change of name.

  • Information on the first supplies of water and the first sewage scheme

  • Any information on the liberal club before 1888