Articles with the tag: Businesspeople


G W Grove, A Most Litigious Ironmonger

G W Grove, A Most Litigious Ironmonger

Recent research on local iron-founders and ironmongers has uncovered a quite remarkable man with a busy career in court in the second half of the nineteenth century. The man in the spotlight is George William Grove. He first appears in the Leamington Courier as the...
William Riley and the Birmingham and Leamington Lifeboat

William Riley and the Birmingham and Leamington Lifeboat

  One of the largest, if not the largest, monuments in Leamington Spa cemetery at Brunswick Street is that of William Riley. At the top of the monument there are 3 faces; 2 are engraved and the 3rd is blank.  One of the faces shows an engraving of a panoramic view...
Leamington Spa Ale & Porter Brewery, Wise Street

Leamington Spa Ale & Porter Brewery, Wise Street

Leamington Spa Ale & Porter Brewery [AKA: Public Brewery, Regent Brewery, Leamington Brewery] Wise Street Summary This is a summary of a Research Paper which may be viewed by Clicking Here Researching and piecing together this brewery’s history was particularly...
H B Dunn Chemists

H B Dunn Chemists

  One of Leamington’s longest established businesses became yet another casualty of the increasing rents demanded for commercial premises when H B Dunn the Regent Street Chemist moved to alternative premises this year. The properties adjoining the old Lloyd’s...
Old Leamington Calendar 2017

Old Leamington Calendar 2017

This is our Calendar for 2017 which shows scenes and memories of the town and is compiled by our members. All previous editions have sold quickly which has been very pleasing. Author: compiled for LHG under leadership of Alan Griffin Published in 2016 by Leamington...