Articles with the tag: Entertainment


Rosa Harriet Newmarch 1857-1940

Rosa Harriet Newmarch 1857-1940

Rosa Newmarch was born at 29 Lansdowne Place*, Leamington, the youngest of the family of four boys and three girls of the physician Samuel Jeaffreson. She was an artist, an accomplished musician, linguist, poet, writer, critic and composer, – and a wife and...
Warwick Brewery

Warwick Brewery

This page is a Summary of a Research Paper which can be viewed HERE (pdf document). The Author Updated this document in May 2021. The Leamington History Group is pleased to publish the fruits of this research because some of the ale brewed in Wallace Street,...
Thorburns Ltd

Thorburns Ltd

Now based in Whiteheads Court, Thorburns is Leamington’s oldest independent male outfitters, supplying traditional and modern menswear for all ages.  The business was founded by an ambitious young draper and tailor from Scotland, James Thorburn, in 1880. He opened his...
Milton Woodward,  Wizard of Myth and Mystery

Milton Woodward, Wizard of Myth and Mystery

John (aka Jack) Milton Woodward might have become a household name in Leamington as the second generation of the family to own Woodward’s department store on the Parade, but instead chose a career in showbusiness.  Leamington History Group member and member of the...
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,...