Wigston Historical Society & Heritage Centre
 
NUMBER 1
WIGSTON WITH TWO STEEPLES DVD
A WALK THROUGH WIGSTON MAGNA ALONG LEICESTER ROAD, BELL STREET, THE BANK, BULL HEAD STREET, MOAT STREET AND LONG STREET
NUMBER 2
BRIDGE TO BRIDGE DVD
A JOURNEY THROUGH KILBY BRIDGE AND WIGSTON MAGNA TO THE "SPION KOP" BRIDGE ON STATION ROAD
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TAKE A VIRTUAL WALK THROUGH WIGSTON'S HISTORY WITH OUR DVD'S.....
Since 5 October 2017
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY
VISIONS OF WIGSTON
SEE WHERE YOU LIVE IN EARLIER TIMES
 
SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS
OF WIGSTON, SOUTH WIGSTON AND KILBY BRIDGE
 
DO YOU HAVE RAILWAYMEN IN YOUR FAMILY?
 
PHOTO ARCHIVE
OVER 8,000 HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
 
STREET NAMES INDEX FIND OUT ABOUT THE HISTORY OF YOUR STREET NAME
 
WIGSTON BUSINESS INDEX
ANY BUSINESSES
YOU REMEMBER?
 
 
"WIGSTON
REMEMBERING THE PAST"
FACEBOOK PAGE
 
MEETINGS, OUTINGS
AND WHERE WE MEET
 
MEMBERS ONLY AREA
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THE DEMISE OF THE ICONIC PREMIER DRUM FACTORY
MEMBERSHIP DETAILS
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WIGSTON BOOKS
BOOKS BY TONY DANVERS FREE DOWNLOADS
PHOTO GALLERY OF
GWHS OUTINGS
 
CAN YOU IDENTIFY THESE PHOTOGRAPHS?
 
NEW
ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS WITH HISTORICAL MAGNIFIER
WIGSTON
TIMELINE
1500BC TO 2014
Click OnThe Clockface To View
(Adobe .pdf File)
 
LATEST DVD NOW AVAILABLE
 
MORE HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS ADDED  - GO TO THE
MEMBERS AREA
VIEW ARTICLES NUMBERS 343 TO 361
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AND FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH FACILITY
 
 
 
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DVD'S ARE AVAILABLE  ONLINE BY POST, FROM THE HERITAGE CENTRE
AND FROM  NEVILLE CHADWICK PHOTOGRAPHY
Publicity House, 59 Long St, Leicester, Wigston LE18 2AJ
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OUTINGS
2020
 
 
THE HERITAGE CENTRE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS
 
SOME EVENTS AND MEETINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED
PLEASE CHECK THE MEETINGS PAGE
OADBY AND WIGSTON INFORMATION PAGES
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TO SAFEGUARD BOTH VISITORS AND STAFF, WHEN WE INITIALLY ARE ABLE TO OPEN AFTER LOCKDOWN YOU WILL NEED TO BOOK A TIME SLOT AT THE HERITAGE CENTRE - CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE BOOKING PAGE
HAVE A WALK AROUND CANAL STREET, SOUTH WIGSTON IN 1911!
 
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FOR 1911 CENSUS PAGES
 
NUMBER 3
MIX OF MEMORIES
DVD
VIDEO
MEMORIES,
PARADES, PAGEANTS & THE RAILWAYS