Great Wyrley Taxi Service
We provide private hire taxis throughout Great Wyrley 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
With a fleet of modern vehicles, our Great Wyrley Taxi Service is never far away. All our taxi drivers are polite, professional and fully trained. We pride ourselves on being the best Taxi service in Great Wyrley and believe that your journey should be safe, comfortable, reliable and good value. Alongside local and national journeys night and day, we also offer 4-16 Seaters, Executive cars and Airport Transfers.
If you represent a business and would like a long-term partnership with a trusted Taxi firm in Great Wyrley, we offer the very best Great Wyrley Taxi Corporate Accounts with excellent credit terms and a service that is second to none. No matter what your needs are, we look forward to welcoming you in a Corkys Taxi very soon.
History of Great Wyrley
Derived from 2 Old English words: wir and leah, came the word “Wyrley”. Wir meaning “bog myrtle” and leah meaning “woodland clearing”. This suggests that Great Wyrley began as a small marshland or woodland. The “Great” reference is from its larger size over Little Wyrley.
The Normans, or “men from the north” also called ‘Vikings’, appeared in the Seine Bay in 811 AD, giving their name to that part of Gaul (Normandy, France). Warleys were there from 811 to 1066, totalling 255 years. William De Warlay (alt. Warley), was born in Normandy, and took part in the 1066 Norman Conquest under William the Conqueror. William de Warley and his son Robert, often called Robert de Parva Wirley, had huge grants of land in Staffordshire, which they named Little and Great Wyrley. The names De Warley, DeWirley, Worley, De Wirley, and even Wordly are all believed to be his descendants.
This different etymology is believed to be based on extracts from early versions of Burke’s Landed Gentry, the accuracy in many instances is suspect. In particular, recent discussions of the history of Great Wyrley don’t mention Warley and they disagree with the above as to ownership of the land immediately after the Conquest. The origins of the name based on Willam de Warlay is not confirmed further documentation of Warley’s arrival in this area.
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