Articles with the tag: News


John Cundall, Architect

John Cundall, Architect

This is a brief summary of the life and work of an architect whose designs pepper the town of Leamington Spa with buildings which have a distinct air of belonging to the same family. John Cundall was born in Leamington Spa in 1830 and died in 1889 at the age of 58...
New Publications

New Publications

  We are pleased to announce new publications by the Group and our members. These include our new Calendar for 2018 and upcoming publications about World War II and images of People and Pubs Click Here for further information.  
Leamington’s Fallen 1914 – 1919

Leamington’s Fallen 1914 – 1919

Leamington History Group is very grateful to Dick Fisk for allowing us to display this amazing map on our website as we will soon celebrate the centenary of the end of the First World War (The Great War, The War to End Wars). You will probably find it quite...
Memorial to Civilian War Dead

Memorial to Civilian War Dead

During the 1939-1945 war, Leamington experienced a number of air raids which caused the death of 13 people and severe injuries to 39 others.  This information was not made public at the time, for fear of damaging morale, but it came to light when the Local Medical...
Lord Aylesford

Lord Aylesford

Charles Guernsey, Lord Aylesford We are delighted to announce that Lord Aylesford of Packington Park, whose ancestors played such a major role as landowners in the early years of the Spa, has kindly agreed to take on the role of President of Leamington History Group,...
Leamington Memories slideshow

Leamington Memories slideshow

Elizabeth Mordecai provided us with a wonderful slideshow presenting many pictures of pre-war Leamington – from the development of Bath Street and All Saints church to kids’ days out from Clapham Terrace School. Click on the forward and back arrows to...