Agriculture

These articles describe the agricultural heritage of Whilton.

William Langton & his farm

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William Langton farmed here in Elizabethan and Jacobean times.

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Barley, malt and beer

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Barley and brewing in Whilton.  Whilton barley produced very good quality malt, which was brewed by local farmers.


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Three mills on the stream

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The story of Muscott, Brockhall and Whilton Mills.


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Farming in late medieval Whilton

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The story of farming in the Whilton parish in the 13th and 14th centuries.

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Farming between the world wars

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Stan Haynes' memories of farming between the two world wars.

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Tudor Farmers - The Bottrells

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A Tudor meal typical of the food eaten by the Bottrell family of farmers, as experienced by the Whilton Local History Society.

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A Medieval Winter Meal

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This article describes a meal based on crops grown in Whilton in 1388.

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