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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...
CENSUS  Day,  21st March 2021

CENSUS Day, 21st March 2021

As members of a History Group, most of us clearly have a very serious interest in the information in Censuses collected and preserved for over 200 years.  We believe that we must take the opportunity to emphasise to local people the importance of completing the Census...
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...