Articles with the tag: 1950s Leamington


Leamington Police Pillar Telephone System

Leamington Police Pillar Telephone System

In the days before mobile phones, as far as I have been able to discover, this system for contacting police officers on the beat, or allowing them to contact the station, was in use in Leamington from 1941 to about 1956.  I have managed to find the location of nine of...
The Lewin Brothers: A Life in Music

The Lewin Brothers: A Life in Music

Robert and William Lewin were born in 1913 & 1918 respectively, the two younger sons of Caroline and Harry Lewin, who was killed at Passchendaele at the end of July 1917.  Caroline subsequently married again, and went on to have a second family of three daughters,...