This timeline1 shows what happened in Higham Ferrers from 1066 to 2001, the 750th anniversary of King John granting the first charter to Higham Ferrers.

Where has the information come from?

Information has been collated from numerous resources including archives, the internet and local knowledge, but as with many historical events, different sources do not always agree, and in which case a majority view has been taken.

This Timeline is the property of Higham Chichele Society and should not be used or reproduced without the prior written permission of the Society.

1 Designed by Pam Webbley – adapted from original by Tony Spicer, member of Higham Chichele Society