Feildens of Witton Park the chronicles of a Lancashire family by R. D. S. Wilson

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Published by Borough of Blackburn, Dept. of Recreation, Parklands Division in [Blackburn] .

Written in English

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  • Blackburn Region (England),
  • Lancashire (England),
  • England,
  • Blackburn Region


  • Feilden family.,
  • Upper class families -- England -- Blackburn Region -- Biography.,
  • Manors -- England -- Blackburn Region -- History.,
  • Blackburn Region (England) -- Biography.,
  • Blackburn Region (England) -- Genealogy.,
  • Lancashire (England) -- Genealogy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementR.D.S. Wilson.
LC ClassificationsCT787.F45 W55 1980z
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3236986M
LC Control Number83151135

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S Wilson. Get this from a library. The Feildens of Witton Park: the chronicles of a Lancashire family. [R D S Wilson]. Look over the gate up in to the park, with Billinge Hill in the far distance. All of this land was part of the Feilden estate ( acres) and today is Witton Country Park, owned by the local council.

Across the field you can see an unusual field boundary, which originally was a wall built in the bottom of a ditch; it is called a Ha Ha. It is the time line of the village, which I used when writing my book.

Some of our members will know this but I hope some of our new member glean a little of the villages proud history from this (part one) Witton Park’s Diary.

Coal bore Feildens of Witton Park book at Witton Castle. Engravings of Witton Park Coals by Jeremiah And John Dixon. Witton Country Park covers acres of mixed woodland, parkland, grassland and farmland. There is a wide range of sporting facilities available.

The park has many areas which have either level access or are accessible via the use of ramps and hand rails. Sir William Fielden (13th March 21st May ) Term: Member of Parliament for Blackburn for the Liberals fromConservative MP Biography: William Feilden was ​the third son of Joseph Feilden of Witton.

Miller suggests that like many. THIS image from the picture archives of the Lancashire Telegraph shows a royal visit to Witton House in Witton Park, Blackburn. It is that of the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King Edward.

Howard Chadwick updated the group cover photo. I have just finished reading Philip Atkinson book,The King Street Kids. About his childhood days growing up in Witton Park in the late tys.

And I have really enjoyed it a real laugh out loud book. It took me back to my childhood days in the tys Witton Park and brought back memories of when. Witton Park road bridge needs £m to repair it and when Durham County Council only has allocated £2m-a-year to repairing all road bridges in its domain, the sums don’t add up.

Percy Henry Guy Feilden (born at Witton Park in ). Katharine’s father was in the army, and her parents were presumably abroad at the time of the census when Katharine (left) was six years old and living at Witton Park with her widowed grandmother Frances Mary Feilden (73). The Feildens of Witton Park.

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For, as the squire of the Witton Park estate, he was the town's largest landowner. The Feildens had been lords of the manor of Blackburn since the 16th century and in the process had amassed large. According to R.D.S. Wilson’s The Feilden’s of Witton Park: The Feildens also maintained close ties with St.

Mark’s Sunday School and in Mayfor example, Mrs. Feilden and the Misses Feilden attended a presentation by the scholars and teachers, of two books, to one of the teachers, a. The City Learning Centre offers the very best of everything as a room hire venue, including an unbeatable location, facilities and expert service.

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Whether you want to use the whole centre or a single room, from 2 to + delegates, the flexibility Location: Buncer Lane, Blackburn, BB2 6TD. This was not the only grand house constructed by the Feildens in the Blackburn vicinity.

William was the brother of Henry Feilden who built Witton House in what is now Witton Park (see our page here). William was a wealthy calico and cotton manufacturer. As a friend of Richard Arkwright he was also one of the pioneers of the factory system. Feniscowles Hall - Preston Old Road.

Eight images of Feniscowles Hall, the one time home of Sir William Feilden ( - ) - Baronet. William was the brother of Henry Feilden, who built Witton House.

The oldest image here is the lithograph (third down), which dates to around The hall was built in Witton Country Park covers acres of countryside and is liberally peppered with pretty picnic spots, walks, nature trails, a new play area and a visitor centre providing an ideal day out for all the family.

The estate was once owned by the Feilden family, who built and lived in Witton House ( - ) and created the park at the same time.

Biography Joseph Feilden of Witton House (given in Parliamentary Papers as Joseph Fielden), awarded half of a moiety of the compensation for Spring Vale and Green Park esates in Jamaica, for which the claim was originally by Eleanora Atherton and her brother-in-law Richard Willis: Feilden was trustee of the latter, who was his first cousin.

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Witton Country Park. Situated approximately 1 ½ from Blackburn town centre, Witton Country Park covers acres of countryside offering picnic spots, walks and nature trails as well as a new children’s adventure playground, providing an ideal family day out.

The Park will compel you to tell your story and pass it along to those who need Him proceeds support Women of Influence Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer /5(33).

A circular and wonderfully varied walk near Blackburn in Lancashire. The route begins in Witton Country Park, acres of parkland and woodland, before climbing first gently then more steeply through the beautiful dense woodland of Billinge Hill.4/5(7).

Class Home Learning Home Learning Class 1 Home Learning Class 2 Home Learning Class 3 Home Learning Class 4 Please find a collection of ideas, activities and worksheets relevant for Location: Witton Park, Bishop Auckland, DL14 0EP.

Lieutenant General Randle Joseph Feilden, CMG ( – 19 May ) was a British Army officer, businessman and Conservative politician who represented several Lancashire constituencies. Feilden was born at Clifton, Bristol, the second son of Joseph Feilden of Witton Park, Lancashire.

Witton Park Ironworks. After agreeing suitable lease rights, the partnership of Bolckow and Vaughan began the erection of Witton Park Ironworks inthe first ironworks in the Northeast of England. Due to the development of similar ironworks in Shropshire, many of the early workers were Irish and y: England.

As it says on it, the upper image is of the lodge and gates to Witton Park (while it was still the Feilden residence, I assume). I've no idea who the man is. He could be one of the Feilden family, but more than likely one of their workers, the lodge keeper or maybe a gamekeeper of some sort.

Witton country park is massive and regularly has events taking place. If its not sports or entertainment then there is always the little cafe.

The travelling fair comes here annually, as do many other attractions. Usually organised by council or some charity or other/5().

The best gift of all was a fabulous book filled with illustrations and comments created by every child in the school. At lunch the whole school and invited guests shared a magnificent buffet and cake in the hall, kindly made by Mrs Spragan and her team. The day ended with carols around the Christmas on: Witton Park, Bishop Auckland, DL14 0EP.

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Witton Old Hall, the former residence of the Feilden family, was built in around AD. The family, local dignitaries of the Blackburn area were inhabitants of the place from the ’s until the s. (the ruins of which lie in the grounds of Witton Park High School.

The show was held at Witton Park when the state was owned by the Fielden family, the last occasion being in Visitors will also be able to see some of the new developments at the acre Witton Park, including the £3m investment in the New Witton Park Arena, athletics track.

Wooded Witton and the deeply-dug Darwen. Witton Park was once the estate of the Feildens, an important Blackburn family, and, with its many woods, still has the feeling of a country estate. A memorial service in connection with the death of Major C. Fielden, D. O., of the 2nd Dragoons (Scots Greys), who died from wounds received in action in South Africa, was held on Sunday, at St.

Mark's Church, Witton. Witton Castle Country Park, Bishop Auckland: See reviews, articles, and 71 photos of Witton Castle Country Park, ranked No.9 on Tripadvisor among 18 attractions in Bishop Auckland.4/5().

This is another great book from childhood. The illustrations are detailed and fun; the colors pink and blue and green predominate. A day's visitors and activities are described, beginning with the parks department guy who spears paper and gum wrappers to the knitting mothers with baby carriages to the elderly gentleman who seeks a place to spend the night/5(2).

By David Barnes. 4th July HORWICH scored a one-two at the Witton Park relays in Blackburn as two teams came out on top out of a big field of teams. Harriers had six teams competing where teams run three legs of two-and-a-quarter miles with feet of ascent.

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Facilities: large main 5/5(2).The surname Feilden was first found in Lancashire at Witton, a township, in the parish, union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn. "Witton House, an elegant stone edifice, is the seat of Joseph Feilden, Esq.; it is picturesquely situated, and surrounded by a finely-wooded park of acres." Early History of the Feilden family.Eden book.

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