Articles with the tag: Memories


Old Leamington Calendar 2022

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 building in Upper Holly Walk.  Once a fine gentlemen’s residence named Oak House and since the early 1950s home to The Liberal Club, who...
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,...
Leamington Police Pillar Telephone System

Leamington Police Pillar Telephone System

In the days before mobile phones, as far as I have been able to discover, this system for contacting police officers on the beat, or allowing them to contact the station, was in use in Leamington from 1941 to about 1956.  I have managed to find the location of nine of...
Video – Leamington’s Victorian Legacy

Video – Leamington’s Victorian Legacy

We are delighted at the success of our first video, “Birth of a Spa Town” We have commissioned a sequel following the life of the town in the second half of the nineteenth century. It will be entitled “Leamington’s Victorian Legacy” and we expect it...