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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’s Victorian Legacy

Leamington’s Victorian Legacy

  When the 18-year-old Princess Victoria inherited the crown after the death of William IV in 1837, it marked the start of an unprecedented period of industrial, social and political change. But how did these seismic forces affect the town of Royal Leamington...
The Ambitious Stonemason

The Ambitious Stonemason

The Ambitious Stonemason (William Gascoyne’s rôle in the development of Royal Leamington Spa and a changing Construction Industry) This is a new book by LHG member Kevin Hunt, who lives in the Willes Road house built and owned by William Gascoyne. It is a novel based...