Whiston Timeline - Part 1

  • 1245-1355 Recorded as Quitstan, Wystan, Quystan, Whystan, Whytstan, Whyghtstan, Quistan, Whistan, Whiston.

  • 1246 First mention of Halsnead.

  • 1521 First mention of coal mining in the area.

  • c.1660 Carr House built.

  • 1684 Thomas Willis bought Halsnead.