Trading Stories, Working Lives

Trading Stories, Working Lives: William and Samuel Whittle of Charnwood

Two attempted murders – fifty years apart – add a dash of drama to the latest episode in our occupational history series: Trading Stories, Working Lives. This time we look at  the Whittle family: rabbit warreners of Beamanor and yeoman farmers at Holywell Hall.

And, as if that wasn’t enough, there’s also the revelation that the Whittle family might have given their surname to the hill upon which they worked as warreners for over two hundred years.

Download the full story here: William and Samuel Whittle, yeoman farmers and rabbit warreners of Charnwood