GREATER WIGSTON HERITAGE CENTRE
AND FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH FACILITY
The Heritage Centre contains books, documents, maps, memorabilia, audio recordings, scrap books, newspapers, CDs & DVDs, and a computerised and indexed archive of over 15,000 photographs of Wigston and surrounding areas.
The Centre also has computers with internet access and a wealth of records for genealogical research for Wigston, as well as further afield.
The Centre is open for free viewing of archive material by Society Members and the General Public on Friday each week from 10.00am until 2.00pm, and the 2nd. Saturday of the month. When the Centre is open, there are volunteers on-site with an interest in Wigston History and Family History. They will be happy to show you round the Centre and assist you.
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WIGSTON ACADEMY TRUST
OPENING HOURS ARE FRIDAYS 10.00AM - 2.00PM
& 2ND SATURDAYS OF THE MONTH 10.00AM - 2.00PM
SPONSORED BY FISHERS OF WIGSTON, LORDS ELECTRICAL,
GREENS UPHOLSTERERS, THE DRAWING ROOM ARCHITECTS
& NOVA BIO-PHARMA - CLICK HERE
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE OR SPONSOR TOWARDS THE RUNNING COSTS
FOR THE CENTRE USE THE DONATION LINK >>>>>>>
You can donate by Paypal or by Debit/Credit Card
Any amount, however small (or large!) will be much appreciated
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS LINK IS FOR DONATIONS ONLY AND
NOT FOR RENEWING YOUR MEMBERSHIP SUBCRIPTION
IF YOU HAVE DONATED - THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT
COMPUTER SYSTEMS AT THE CENTRE
WE ARE LOCATED ON STATION ROAD, WIGSTON NEXT TO THE SWIMMING BATHS/FITNESS CENTRE
Turn in to the Swimming Baths at the Traffic Lights - We are down the lane to the left - look for the sign
WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW WHAT THE HERITAGE CENTRE ARCHIVE HOLDS?
Use our new FREE search facility to find out!
Photographs, Transactions, Bulletins, General Research Articles, Books, Scrap Books, Newspapers & More
Click HERE for details of how to search
AN INDEPENDENT SOCIETY WITH NO AFFILIATION WITH THE LEICS. COUNTY COUNCIL
Covering The Areas Of: Wigston Magna, South Wigston, Glen Parva, Kilby Bridge & Countesthorpe
CHECK OUT THE HERITAGE CENTRE BOOKS
OUR BOOK HOLDINGS HAVE BEEN INDEXED AND LISTED
CLICK ON BOOKS ICON TO SEE OUR LISTINGS