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19 August 2021
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
NOW HAS OVER 10,000 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
 
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THE DEMISE OF THE ICONIC PREMIER DRUM FACTORY
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)
 
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PUBLICATIONS
 
THE GREATER WIGSTON
HISTORICAL SOCIETY
 
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HAVE A WALK AROUND CANAL STREET, SOUTH WIGSTON IN 1911!
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BEFORE & AFTER
VIDEOS OF WIGSTON
New Ones Added July 2021
 
 
PRINTED PUBLICATIONS
 
DVD INFO
AND SALES
PAGE
SOME PAGES NOW
HAVE AUDIO
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5 HISTORIC POST CARD SIZED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE
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NEW DATA AVAILABLE
IN MEMBERS AREA
50 NEW FILES ADDED TO THE WIGSTON ARTICLES IN THE MEMBERS ONLY AREA - NUMBERS 375 TO 425
GO TO THE MEMBERS AREA HERE
 
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LEICESTERSHIRE & RUTLAND HERITAGE FORUM AWARD WINNER!
 
"THE VOICE OF A WORLD WAR 1 SOLDIER"
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THE FUTURE OF ST. WISTAN'S CHURCH? - CLICK HERE
VIEW THE LATEST COMMENTS HERE
DOREEN BOULTER'S "WIGGY'S WAR"
Has been digitised in to audio files to listen to
CLICK HERE
NEW PAGE ADDED 19 JULY 2021
HERITAGE CENTRE MAP INDEX
A LISTING OF OUR GROWING MAP COLLECTION AT THE CENTRE, WITH LINKS TO ONLINE WIGSTON MAPS AT THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND
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