Articles with the tag: People


Streets of Leamington

The Streets of Leamington Streets beginning with   |   A and B   |   C    |   D,  E,  F   and G   | D, E, F and G added on 12th August 2019 These pages are in the  development stage. The author is consulting with members about the format and content. Details of all...
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)

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 Jeffs and looked at the story of iron...
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,...
Free Guided Walks for 2019

Free Guided Walks for 2019

Leamington History Group and Leamington Town Council are pleased to announce that the free Guided Walks programme will be starting on Tuesday 18th June. The Mayor of Leamington, Cllr Gifford, will be opening the walks at 2.00 pm on that day followed by the first walk...
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...