George Thomas Robinson, Architect

George Thomas "Metz" Robinson was active in Leamington Spa for only about a dozen years from 1855 to 1870 but he went on to be successful...

A Local Book raises £2,000 to Help the NHS

UPDATE 30 APRIL 2021 - Allan has now presented a cheque for £2,000 to Warwick Hospital. He thanks all those people who bought the book....

The Foundation of the Transport and General Workers’ Union in Leamington

On 27 September 1921, one hundred and forty delegates from trade unions around the country assembled at Leamington Town Hall to complete...

Living History Challenge

Lockdown Living History Research Challenge Thank you to all contributors for the Leamington History Group’s Living History Lockdown...

John Russell, Architect

John Russell was born in 1770 and died on 10th August 1840, aged 70. In 1831 he was living near the canal bridge in Tachbrook Road....

Edmund Mitchell, Architect

Edmund Mitchell was active in Leamington Spa s an architect from about 1828 to 1860. He was a partner with the older John Russell until...

George Thomas Robinson, Architect

George Thomas "Metz" Robinson was active in Leamington Spa for only about a dozen years from 1855 to 1870 but he went on to be successful...

A Local Book raises £2,000 to Help the NHS

UPDATE 30 APRIL 2021 - Allan has now presented a cheque for £2,000 to Warwick Hospital. He thanks all those people who bought the book....

The Foundation of the Transport and General Workers’ Union in Leamington

On 27 September 1921, one hundred and forty delegates from trade unions around the country assembled at Leamington Town Hall to complete...

Living History Challenge

Lockdown Living History Research Challenge Thank you to all contributors for the Leamington History Group’s Living History Lockdown...

John Russell, Architect

John Russell was born in 1770 and died on 10th August 1840, aged 70. In 1831 he was living near the canal bridge in Tachbrook Road....

Edmund Mitchell, Architect

Edmund Mitchell was active in Leamington Spa s an architect from about 1828 to 1860. He was a partner with the older John Russell until...

John George Jackson, Architect

John George Jackson was born on 2nd February 1799, the son of Ralph Jackson and Eliza (nee Hopwood). He was baptised at St George’s Church...

Council Houses 1919 to 1939

This is a video of the talk on Zoom by Barry Franklin on Monday 22nd March 2021 with Introduction by Michael Pearson.  Please excuse the...

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Leamington History Group

We are dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of Leamington Spa (Warwickshire, England) and neighbouring districts. Membership of the group costs £10 per year and is open to everyone with an interest in the history of the town. 

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Leamington’s Victorian Legacy

Our new short film about Leamington’s development during the Victorian Age, revealing how many of Leamington’s most famous landmarks – including Jephson Gardens, the Town Hall, the Mill Bridge and Victoria Park – came into being. It also explains the town’s connections to the history of lawn tennis, and why elephants are such a prominent symbol around the town.

Find out more about this film.

Birth of a Spa Town

A short film about Leamington’s transformation from a small village to a thriving spa town in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the origins of Leamington’s spa industry, the creation of the Pump Rooms and the demise of the original baths in Old Town.

Find out more about this film.

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Follow Leamington History Group on Facebook for updates and discussion about the history of the Town. No political discussions as we maintain a non-political stance.

Now on Twitter too!

You can also follow Leamington History Group on Twitter for updates and discussion about the history of the Town. As ever, no political discussions allowed as we maintain a non-political stance.