Articles with the tag: News


Dr E A Huntley, (1852-1917) Medical Pioneer

Dr E A Huntley, (1852-1917) Medical Pioneer

Dr Edith Ara Huntley, 1852-1918, Pioneering woman doctor Edith Ara Huntley was the older of two daughters of Arabella and Richard Huntley, born at Kings Langley, Hertfordshire in 1852, where their father was then joint owner of a Brewery. Edith lived in Leamington...
Mary Hart, 98 Brunswick Street, Leamington

Mary Hart, 98 Brunswick Street, Leamington

Attempted Suicide by Local Leamington Resident Mary Hart, aged 31 years, caused quite a stir on Saturday 2 July 1870 at10.15 p.m. when she tried to drown herself.  She was hauled before the magistrates for the crime of attempting to commit suicide by jumping off...
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...
A Leamington Knife in Argentina

A Leamington Knife in Argentina

  In the summer of 2016, Leamington History Group received a message asking for help from Alberto Guido Chester, a knife historian and researcher in Argentina who had acquired a “gaucho” knife probably made in the 19th Century and stamped ‘Hobson...
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...
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...