People of Tettenhall J - S

People of Tettenhall J - S

Leveson, Richard Admiral

Lorem ipsum Notable English seaman whose fine monument can still be seen at St Peter’s Wolverhampton. See also Mary Fitton his one time mistress who lived in Perton.Lisle Family Of Upper Green, and Moseley Hall, they were the original owners of the Star Motor Company at the turn of the last century

Lisle Family

Lorem ipsum Lisle Family Of Upper Green, and Moseley Hall, they were the original owners of the Star Motor Company at the turn of the last century.

Mander Family

Lorem ipsum An industrial family who made their fortune in the paint business. They owned many properties in Wolverhampton, the most noteworthy being Wightwick Manor. Next to the old building, the home of the Wightwicks for many years, they built a new house in mock Tudor style, now owned by the National Trust. It was decorated by William Morris and the Pre-Raphaelites and the house is a remarkable example of their style.

The Manders also built the Mount Hotel with its ballroom specially built for the 21st birthday of one of the Mander daughters.

The family were very influential in Tettenhall village and had a strong reputation for deeds of charity throughout Wolverhampton.

Spink, George

Lorem ipsum Enterprising landlord of the Rock Villa (originally called the old Rose and Crown and now know simply as The Rock). He established their gardens in 1843 “for the pleasure and amusement of the public” with a fountain, bandstand and bowling green.

Smith, John

Lorem ipsum Village headmaster and teacher who had received no formal training, who lost his post in 1858 when St Michael’s school was reoganised. Later became Parish Clerk and a dedicated gravestone recarver.

Swindley Family

Lorem ipsum Great benefactors of Tettenhall. Mrs. Swindley in particular left a great deal of land to the village, including all that land from the Paddling Pool to the Cricket Ground and she also left the freehold of that fine ground to Wolverhampton Cricket Club. Tiny, accidental reminders of Mr and Mrs Swindley are metal posts with the initials ES inscribed on them, not far from the Paddling Pool. They once marked the boundary of land leased to a nearby farm.

People of Tettenhall A–IPeople of Tettenhall J–S

People of Tettenhall T–ZThe Wrottesley Family

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