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Daniel Goodman Squirhill, Architect, 1809-1863

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 being born a year earlier in the village of Nobottle in Northamptonshire by Toby Cave. His father, Charles, is said to have...
Victoria Eleanor Louise Doorly, 1880-1950

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, ‘The Radium Woman’, she won the 1939 Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, which recognises the year’s best...
Warwick Brewery

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 Leamington History Group is pleased to publish the fruits of this research because some of the ale brewed in Wallace Street,...
George Thomas Robinson, Architect

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 elsewhere in several fields. He did draw up some designs for buildings in Leamington but he had other interests and...
A Local Book raises £2,000 to Help the NHS

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 Hospital announced – “A big thank you to Allan Jennings for coming in today with a cheque for an amazing...