Then & Now

Liggins’ Bakery, Park Hill – Then & Now

Joseph Liggins’ Bakery stood at the corner of Park Hill and Stoneleigh Road, opposite St Barnabas’ church and the Wyandotte pub. The bakery premises was formerly Parkhill House. Robin Leach records some details of Joseph Liggins in his book Kenilworth People & Places Volume 2 (Rookfield Publications, 2013). In the census of 1871, Liggins was… Read More Liggins’ Bakery, Park Hill – Then & Now

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Newsletters

November 2016 Newsletter

KENILWORTH HISTORY & ARCHÆOLOGY SOCIETY – November 2016 Newsletter » Last Meeting: Alan Godfrey spoke about Kinwarton – the ‘pint-pot parish’. He amazed us at just how much history can be squeezed our of such small area, only 470 acres! » Tonight: Anne Langley is asking us to join her on a grand tour of Europe… Read More November 2016 Newsletter

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Events

KHAS Meeting – Monday November 14th at 7:45pm

Dear KHAS Member, Just a reminder that there will be a KHAS meeting tonight (Monday November 14th) at 7.45pm, in the Senior Citizens’ Club at Abbey End.  Anne Langley will be speaking to us on “Bertie Greatheed’s 18th Century Grand Tour of Europe”. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting. Best regards,Geoff Whiteman — Secretary, Kenilworth History and… Read More KHAS Meeting – Monday November 14th at 7:45pm

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Then & Now

The Common – Then & Now

Harry Sunley tells us in A Kenilworth Chronology (Odiborne Press, 1989) that various of the common lands of Kenilworth were enclosed by act of Parliament in 1755, with the exception of “forty acres of Hilly Wast Ground [which] are to remain as unenclosed and common land so that the poor of the parish should from… Read More The Common – Then & Now

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