Local Information

Bentley village Gallery

Bentley Parish Council received these photos from Ruth Bright whom is the grand daughter of Richard & Florence Elliott who lived in the village between 1916 – 2001 and are the people in the wedding photo at St Mary’s Church.

The photos are of: Star Inn 1880s, Armistice summer celebrations WW1 1919, Bentley Book unveiling 1919, Scouts & Guides 1919, Home Guard WW2 1942 & Memorial Hall reconstruction in 1951-52

These photos have now been sent to Hampshire Archive for safe keeping along with a newspaper article of the home guard and photos of the Bentley pond which shows that the pond is not man made but by flooding – mother nature.