Articles with the tag: Memories


Thorburns Ltd

Thorburns Ltd

Now based in Whiteheads Court, Thorburns is Leamington’s oldest independent male outfitters, supplying traditional and modern menswear for all ages.  The business was founded by an ambitious young draper and tailor from Scotland, James Thorburn, in 1880. He opened his...
LHG Calendar 2020

LHG Calendar 2020

Our new calendar for 2020 is now on sale at £5 at South Lodge on Tuesday mornings (10.00 am to 12.00 pm), the Visitor Information Centre at the Royal Pump Rooms, and at Anthony Eden, Hairdresser, Clarendon Street. It has 12 historical images of Royal Leamington...
Alphabetic Index of Titles of Articles

Alphabetic Index of Titles of Articles

This page is provided so that visitors can obtain an idea of what is currently available on the website (Some titles have been amended so that useful words appear first in this alphabetical list) A to E            F to J          K to O           P to T             U...
Feldon School

Feldon School

Feldon School was set up at Milverton Hill by Dr J.L. and Mrs S.A. Matthews in the summer of 1950.  They had taken over a small private school, ‘Ardmore’ based at 69 Willes Road/corner of Leam Terrace in September 1948, when Ardmore’s previous owners left to run a...
The Smith Family of Bath Street: Memories of Kit Smith

The Smith Family of Bath Street: Memories of Kit Smith

William Smith was born in 1844 in Fenny Compton, where his father Thomas was a grocer and draper. At the age of fifteen, William came to work in Leamington Priors, where he became apprenticed to Daniel Humphrey, a shoemaker in Bath Street.  By the age of 37, he had...