Timeline item 14: 1895 - Charles James Phillips, well-known brewer, buys the estate. As the primary local employer, he donates the unusual four-faced clock to the church to ensure his workers arrive on time
"Catalogue of auction for ""Longcliffe Farm"" Old Dalby. Sale of 87 acres, 1 Rood, 9 Poles, by direction of Major H. Blount, M.C.
Auction Assembly Rooms, Norman Street, Melton Mowbray, Tuesday 7th February 1956, 3pm."
Voucher for train ticket to Old Dalby, dated 16th April 1960. Vouchers were distributed (either free or subsidised) directly to Civilian Employees of MoD, who used them in lieu of cash for return journeys to Old Dalby - probably issued in booklets of…