Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Heritage Lottery Application Update

I had a very helpful discussion with Kelly Spry-Phare today. She offered some good points for us to think about when we make our application for a Heritage Lottery Grant. We can start completing the application form now and create a portfolio of evidence and documents.

Monday, 2 September 2013

Possible etymology of Worlington

It seems likely Worlington is a name in three parts: "Worl" "ing" "ton".

"Worl" is probably a shortened form of any one of the Old English personal names: Wilhere, Wulfred, Wulffrith or Werwulf.  The "ing" means "people of" and "ton" is enclosure, estate or homestead.

Sunday, 1 September 2013

1. The CD version of the Tithe Maps for East and West Worlington arrived this week from Devon Record Office. Looking forward to analysing these with the Heritage Project Group.
2. Located three different story cards produced for an Remember and Reminisce event held in the Parish Hall more than five years ago. They may be useful as part of our research.
3. The project now has a Heritage Page on East and West Worlington Community Website ; a heritage page on East Worlington Parish Hall Website ; a page on Facebook ; and a link on Twitter @EWPHHeritage. These internet locations will help tell our story and keep followers and readers well-informed and up-to-date.