Chequers old postcard

Astons History Group

Our meetings programme:

Programme for 2019. 

March 20th         The history of costume, with Alison Carter. With particular reference to the Paulise Lugg collection. (Astons Village Hall, 7.30pm.)

May  23rd            Home meeting. Numbers are limited, so please contact astonshistory94@gmail.com if you would like to come.

October 9th        Sarsen stones - their meaning and history, with Katy Whitaker of English Heritage. (Astons Village Hall, 7.30pm.)




Bobby Lightfoot - a rider from the Astons Cundell racing stables -  beating Gordon Richards, a champion flat jockey for many years in the mid 1930s.

Cundell stable lads.

Racing establishments were a major employment in the Astons - at one time there were five different stables in the village.