A TIMELINE OF THE HISTORY OF HAYLING ISLAND

By Tim Lambert

Early Hayling Island

6th Century The Saxons land in Southeast Hampshire

1086 The population of Hayling Island is about 300. Hayling has a salt pan.

12th Century St Peters Church is built

13th Century St Marys Church is built

1777 Hayling Manor House is built

1801 Hayling Island has a population of 578

1824 A wooden bridge is built across the channel to Langstone

1826 Norfolk hotel is built

1848 The Rose in June pub opens

1865 Hayling Island gains a lifeboat

1867 A railway opens from Hayling Island to Havant

1883 A golf course opens on Hayling Island

1898 All of Hayling island has a piped water supply

Modern Hayling Island

1901 Hayling Island has a population of over 1,600

1931 An amusement park opens on Hayling Island

1950 Hayling Island has a population of over 5,500

1956 A new Hayling Bridge is built

1962 Hayling County Secondary School opens

1963 The railway to Havant closes

1966 A new library opens

1967 Mengham Infants School opens

1975 St Andrews Church is built

1981 An amusement park opens

1995 Hayling gains a new lifeboat station

1997 Station Theatre opens

2003 East Hayling Light Railway opens

A timeline of Havant

A timeline of Emsworth

A timeline of Waterlooville

A history of Hayling Island

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