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The Hitchings family have been residents in Broad Chalke since about 1851 and have had many occupations including shopkeeper, draper, grocer, sub postmaster, butcher, builders and farmers running the Manor and Gurston farms and the local watercress business.
Various properties have been occupied including Kings Old Rectory, Manor Farm, Knapp Farm, Gurston Farm and Primrose Cottage, or built, including The Willows, Gerrardstone and Hillberry and recently Puddles Living.
Source of the above: Broad Chalke, A History of a south Wiltshire Village, published by The Baskerville Press in 1999.
David and Gwen are condemned by the Energy Police as described in this Daily Telegraph article (it can be slow to load, so wait).