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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...
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...
LHG Calendar 2021

LHG Calendar 2021

We are pleased to announce that the Calendar for 2021 with 12 pictures of Royal Leamington Spa is now available. Calendars, complete with an envelope for posting, cost £5.00, and can be obtained from Anthony Eden. Gents hairdressers, 97 Clarendon Street, Leamington...
Woodbine Street, a Link to Local Information

Woodbine Street, a Link to Local Information

A few years ago, Jim Dean, of 6 Woodbine Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 5BG, put together a collection of sources for the history of Woodbine Street and he has now turned it into a more user-friendly website called “WikiWoodbine”. You can find it at...
The Ironmen of Leamington – A Prize-Winning Book

The Ironmen of Leamington – A Prize-Winning Book

On 6th July 2020 the Warwickshire Industrial Archaeology Society and the Leamington History Group are proud to announce that this is one of the two books chosen for a Publications Award by the Association for Industrial Archaeology. The Judges were all “very...