Articles with the tag: People


Edmund Mitchell, Architect

Edmund Mitchell, Architect

Edmund Mitchell was active in Leamington Spa s an architect from about 1828 to 1860. He was a partner with the older John Russell until John died in 1841, in the firm of Russell and Mitchell based at No 18 Wise Street. He is sometimes incorrectly referred to with the...
John George Jackson, Architect

John George Jackson, Architect

John George Jackson was born on 2nd February 1799, the son of Ralph Jackson and Eliza (nee Hopwood). He was baptised at St George’s Church in Hanover Square in London, the church where his parents had married. John married Emma Prichard, daughter of Bristol surgeon...
John Cundall, Architect

John Cundall, Architect

John Cundall, 1830 to 1889 John Cundall is a person who is not quite as well-known as he deserves to be; he was in fact an architect whose designs peppered the town of Royal Leamington Spa. They are buildings which mostly have a distinct air of belonging to the same...
Council Houses 1919 to 1939

Council Houses 1919 to 1939

This is a video of the talk on Zoom by Barry Franklin on Monday 22nd March 2021 with Introduction by Michael Pearson.  Please excuse the untidy start in the first 30 seconds or so.   Council Houses 1919 to 1939.
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...