Free Guided Walks September 2021

Leamington History Group will be running a number of Guided History Walks in September. These walks will be free of charge. Places on the...

Guided Walks for Groups and Coach Parties

Leamington History Group will be resuming its Private Guided Walks programme from September 2021. Tours will be available for groups or...

Video No 3, Life After Victoria

We are proud to launch our new video on 12th August 2021.  This follows the story of our town from 1900 to around 1930. Simply click on...

Old Leamington Calendar 2022

Our Calendar 2022 will soon be available. The calendar has 12 pictures from around the town. The cover picture is a William Thomas...

Confederate President Jefferson F Davis in Leamington Spa

Leamington History Group has recently been fortunate to receive information from Jacksonville, Florida. We are grateful that William J...

Daniel Goodman Squirhill, Architect, 1809-1863

It is almost certain that Daniel Goodman Squirhill was born in 1809 in (Fenny) Stratford in Buckinghamshire, although he was recorded as...

Free Guided Walks September 2021

Leamington History Group will be running a number of Guided History Walks in September. These walks will be free of charge. Places on the...

Guided Walks for Groups and Coach Parties

Leamington History Group will be resuming its Private Guided Walks programme from September 2021. Tours will be available for groups or...

Video No 3, Life After Victoria

We are proud to launch our new video on 12th August 2021.  This follows the story of our town from 1900 to around 1930. Simply click on...

Old Leamington Calendar 2022

Our Calendar 2022 will soon be available. The calendar has 12 pictures from around the town. The cover picture is a William Thomas...

Confederate President Jefferson F Davis in Leamington Spa

Leamington History Group has recently been fortunate to receive information from Jacksonville, Florida. We are grateful that William J...

Daniel Goodman Squirhill, Architect, 1809-1863

It is almost certain that Daniel Goodman Squirhill was born in 1809 in (Fenny) Stratford in Buckinghamshire, although he was recorded as...

Victoria Eleanor Louise Doorly, 1880-1950

  Victoria Eleanor Louise Doorly, known as Eleanor, was a teacher and writer of children's books. For her biography of Marie Curie,...

Warwick Brewery

This page is a Summary of a Research Paper which can be viewed HERE (pdf document). The Author Updated this document in May 2021. 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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Life After Victoria

We’re happy to present our new film about the history of Leamington. Life After Victoria tells the story of the town in the early 20th century – its contribution to the First World War and the Votes for Women movement, the transformation in living conditions and workers’ rights, and the birth of some of Leamington’s most treasured cultural institutions. We also bring the long-lost Leamington and Warwick Tramway back to life!

Find out more about this film.

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.

Join the discussion on Facebook

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.