Articles with the tag: People


Our Walks Programme for 2019

Our Walks Programme for 2019

  Celebrating a very successful year. Leamington History Group and Leamington Town Council have to announce that the free Guided Walks programme for 2019 has now ended; but with a Celebration.   The Celebration On 14th November the Mayor, Bill Gifford,...
Gallery of Coats of Arms

Gallery of Coats of Arms

Here is a Gallery of images relating to the history of Leamington’s coat of arms or other coats of arms which are on view in Royal Leamington Spa. More information about the heraldry of the town is available. Arms ver10 MOD12Arms of Leamington Jewel MOD12...
Milton Woodward,  Wizard of Myth and Mystery

Milton Woodward, Wizard of Myth and Mystery

John (aka Jack) Milton Woodward might have become a household name in Leamington as the second generation of the family to own Woodward’s department store on the Parade, but instead chose a career in showbusiness.  Leamington History Group member and member of the...
The Ironmen of Leamington (book)

The Ironmen of Leamington (book)

An ideal Present for that special person. A long-term joint research project by Warwickshire Industrial Archaeology Society and Leamington History Group has come to fruition with the publication of “The Ironmen of Leamington”. The team was led by Martin Green and Mick...
The Lewin Brothers: A Life in Music

The Lewin Brothers: A Life in Music

Robert and William Lewin were born in 1913 & 1918 respectively, the two younger sons of Caroline and Harry Lewin, who was killed at Passchendaele at the end of July 1917.  Caroline subsequently married again, and went on to have a second family of three daughters,...
Walden Hammond, FRPS FRSA, June 1888- January 1970

Walden Hammond, FRPS FRSA, June 1888- January 1970

William Walden Hammond was born the youngest of three surviving children of James and Martha Hammond, in Middlesborough in June 1888.  James was an Auctioneer and Appraiser (perhaps now, a valuer,) but before long, he and his family had moved to Cambridgeshire, where...