Articles with the tag: Memories


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.  The ‘Leamington Scrubbers’ When the Covid pandemic took hold, Ashleigh Linsdell, a nurse from Cambridge, started a grass-roots...
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...

Lockdown, Anagram Challenge No 2

Again from the pen of Stella Bolitho on 28th May 2020 Answers on the page about Benjamin Satchwell (the man not the pub) Interesting places: Leamington 1  TEFLATEORHT 2  STORYPALACEREN 3  PROMPOSUM 4  JSDRAGONSHEPEN 5  PATRICKOVIAR 6  RUSACHALClLNTHS 7  GLUBBIEDSNYIND...