Articles with the tag: Memories


A Wartime Telephonist

A Wartime Telephonist

Betty Monica Still In an interview  a couple of years ago with Betty Still,  Betty recounted her early life in Leamington and her work as a telephonist up to and through WW2, in Leamington and Coventry.  She was born at 4 Victoria Road Leamington Spa.    When she was...

Harry Warr, Builder and Bandleader

Harry Warr joined his father George* in business as a plumber and house decorator when he left Clapham Terrace School aged thirteen in 1923.  By the outbreak of WW2, he had become a Special Constable, and joined the Police War Reserve.  In October 1943, Harry was...
Alphabetic Index of Titles of Articles

Alphabetic Index of Titles of Articles

This page is provided so that visitors can obtain an idea of what is currently available on the website (Some titles have been amended so that useful words appear first in this alphabetical list) A to E            F to J          K to O           P to T             U...
Video No 3, Life After Victoria

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 the image above or this title “Life After Victoria” This video follows our two earlier ones entitled “Birth of a...
Living History Challenge

Living History Challenge

Lockdown Living History Research Challenge Thank you to all contributors for the Leamington History Group’s Living History Lockdown Project. A new contribution from a youngster was added on 29th April.  The ‘Leamington Scrubbers’ When the Covid pandemic took hold,...