Part 2: Turvey's History
A brief history of the village, mentioning the Beaker people and Turvey’s entry in the Domesday Book. The role of the Mordaunts in the village and their high position in English society is discussed leading to the sale of the village in 1786 when the Higgins bought and substantial element of the village and continued to enhance their estates.
Charles Longuet Higgins is given a special mention for his contribution to the quality of life in the village as well as William Bartholomew Higgins who played a major role in bringing the railway to Turvey.
Lace, Farming and working at one of the quarries are identified as former employment opportunities.