The odd snippet
1835 – Death of small child by Fire at Putley
Elizabeth Pocknell was just two years old when she strayed too close to the hearth and her clothes caught fire.
Sadly her injuries were too severe and she died.
1910 – Adders at Putley
Several adders were discovered during July on the Hoar House Farm in the occupation of W. and C. Godsall.
Whilst pulling weeds in a wheatfield, a man experienced an adder jumping high into the air from the ground, whilst a shed skin measuring over 2 feet long was found in the rickyard.