50000          Oisin Clan moving from the Horn of Africa.

40000          Oisin Clan moving out of Africa into the fertile crescent.

20000          Oisin Clan moving north over the Black Sea

10000          Oisin Clan arrives in western Europe

  9500          End of the last Ice Age in Britain

9000          Oisin Clan moved into Britain via Doggerland

6000          The Stone Age

3000          The Bronze Age

1300          The Iron Age

55             Caesar’s short-lived invasion of Britain

BC/AD      The birth of Christ.

43-47        Emperor Claudius finally invades Britain

58             Cornovii tribe besieged by the Romans on the Wrekin Hill Fort.

78              Western command of Britain transferred to Chester and                                               Viroconium becomes a thriving civilian town.

88             The town of Viroconium established below the Wrekin.

130           Viroconium grows to the fourth largest town in Britain.

122           The Emperor Hadrian begins the building of the wall.

142           The Emperor Antonine begins the building of his wall.

150           Claudius Ptolemaells mentions of Celtic Cornovii tribe.

160           Antonine wall abandoned and Hadrian’s wall restored.

200          The Cohors Primae Corniovorum stationed at Fort Pons Aelius.

The Roman Empire adopted Christianity.

The Roman Empire retreats from Britain.

The Roman church proclaims the teachings of Pelagius heresy.

The Comes Britanniarum is withdrawn from Britain.

The kingdom of Powys is founded.

A major rebuilding of Viroconium is started.

Vortigern assumes control of central and souther Britain.

Vortigern dies and is succeed by his son Britu ( Vortigern 2nd).

Vortigern 2nd makes an unsuccessful request for Roman military aid.

Vortigern 2nd invites Anglo-Saxon mercenaries into Britain to fight the Picts and Irish.

A Saxon revolt by Hengist and Horsa. Horsa dies at a Battle at Aylesford. Hengist establishes the kingdom of Kent.

The so called ‘Dark Ages’ begin.

Vortigern 2nd deposed and Ambrosius becomes leader of the British forces.

Military stalemate between the Britons and Saxons.  The

Angles defeated in the north. Cunorix is buried in Viroconium.

Arthur fights for ambrosius against the Angles.

Arthur succeeds Ambrosius as leader of the British forces

The Anglo-Saxon’s advance westward over Britain.

The Age of King Arthur. The defense of the British.

The Celtic Cornovii consumed into Anglo-Saxon Mercian rule

The Monk Bede is established in Jarrow.

The Cornovii town of Viroconium is abandoned.

Pendred the Moneyer is living in the midlands of Britain.

757-967    Gold coins minted by the moneyer Pendred for King Offa.

785           Offa starts to build a defensive dike to keep out the Welsh.

800           Viking pirates start to raid Britain.

781-900     King Alfred the Great’ rules Anglo Saxon Britain.

900            The first origins of the English village appear.

1035          The death of King Cnut.

1066          The battle of Hastings – The Norman invade Britain.

1086          Work commenced on the Doomsday Book.

1100           King Henry I accedes to the throne of England.

1199           The death of King Richard I. John accedes to the throne.

1248           The Roman bridge ‘Pons Aelius’ (Newcastle) destroyed by fire.                        

1297           William Wallace defeat the English at Sterling Bridge.

1348           Black Death ultimately kills 33% of the British population.

1415           Henry IV and the English archers win the Battle of Agincourt

1422           The death of Henry V. Henry VI accedes the throne of England.

1457          The start of the ‘Wars of the Roses’.

1468          28 June. John Pendred buried in Bungay, Suffolk.

1488          John Pendred dies in Bungay, Suffolk.

1574          27 July. William Pendred marries Jillian Howard in Bungay.

1475          Gibbs Farm house built in Limpsfield, Surrey.  (My home).

1509          The Great Plague afflicts various parts of Tudor England.

1509          The end of the ‘Wars of the Roses’.

1531           King Henry VIII breaks away from the Roman Catholic church.

1536         Queen Anne Boleyn is executed at the Tower of London.

1564         26 April . William Shakespeare is baptised in Stratford.

1575         25 October. Thomas Pendred baptised in Bungay.

1588         The English navy repulse the Spanish Armada.

1642-51    The English Civil War.

1666        The Great fire of London

1695        The PENDRED coin found and put into the Speed collection.

1702        Queen Anne ascends to the thrown of England.

1714        King George I ascend to the thrown of England.

1727        King George II ascends to the thrown of England.

1740        William Pendred marries Elizabeth Freeman in Buckworth.

1746        The battle of Culloden in Scotland.

1760        King George III ascends to the thrown of England

1767        William of Tichmarsh marries Mary Edis in Leighton Bromswold.

1775-83   The American war of Independence

1800        26 May. Thomas Pendred born on Hartest (First Sydenham Pendred)

1801        The first census of Great Britain

1805        Nelson wins the battle of Trafalgar.

1815        Napoleon defeated by Wellington at Waterloo

1820        King George VI ascends to the thrown of England.

1837        Queen Victoria ascends to the thrown of England

1845        George Thomas Pendred is born in Sydenham.

1851        The Great Exhibition in Hyde Park, London.

1862        The start of the American Civil War.

1881        March 1881. Edwin Henry Pendred born in Greenhithe, Kent.

1914        The start of the First World War.






















1914         February. Norman Pendred borne in Sydenham, Kent.

1915         5 July. Captain Edwin Pendred’s ship is torpedoed of the Sillies.

1938         Nov. Norman Pendred marries Nancy Talbot in Sydenham, Kent.             

1939-46   The Second World War.

1940         August. Ft. Lt. Stanley Pendred killed in action in Abyssinia.

1940        June. George Pendred evacuated from Dunkirk.

1941        Norman Pendred joins the Burma campaign.

1946        Norman Pendred returns home from India.