Articles with the tag: Places


Lockdown, Anagram Challenge No 2

Again from the pen of Stella Bolitho on 28th May 2020 Answers on the page about Benjamin Satchwell (the man not the pub) Interesting places: Leamington 1  TEFLATEORHT 2  STORYPALACEREN 3  PROMPOSUM 4  JSDRAGONSHEPEN 5  PATRICKOVIAR 6  RUSACHALClLNTHS 7  GLUBBIEDSNYIND...
Birth of a Spa Town

Birth of a Spa Town

  This is the first in what we hope will be a series of videos about the history of Leamington, celebrating the town’s rich history, engaging with other groups across the community in the process of story-telling, and helping share the knowledge of our local...
Leamington Spa Water Toffee

Leamington Spa Water Toffee

It was particularly poignant that it was on VE Day that I should be researching the life and work of Martin Stothart Moore, elected Mayor of Leamington Spa in November 1939 soon after the start of the Second World War. At his acceptance speech he “hoped that Peace...
Lockdown Project, Memories of a Favourite Home

Lockdown Project, Memories of an Outstanding Event

Here are the entries about Memories of an Outstanding Event This challenge is now Closed. Thanks to all those who wrote for us to enjoy. Numbers B01 and B06 received one vote each. The next Writing Challenge is to write about your Favourite Home, preferably in...
Dr Edith Ara Huntley, medical pioneer, 1852-1917

Dr Edith Ara Huntley, medical pioneer, 1852-1917

Edith Ara Huntley was the older of two daughters of Arabella and Richard Huntley, born at Kings Langley, Hertfordshire in 1852, where her father was then joint owner of a Brewery. Edith lived in Leamington Spa, with her parents, and younger sister Eliza from at least...