GREATER WIGSTON HERITAGE CENTRE
AND FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH FACILITY
Since
16 April 2019
THE GREATER WIGSTON
HISTORICAL SOCIETY
 
The Heritage Centre contains books, documents, maps, memorabilia, audio recordings, scrap books, newspapers, CDs & DVDs,  and a computerised and indexed archive of over 11,000 photographs of Wigston and surrounding areas.
 
NEW MAP INDEX PAGE ADDED JULY 2021
 
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 4.00pm, 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
 
SEE OUR HERITAGE CENTRE TOUR VIDEO ON "YOUTUBE"
visitor counter
WE HAVE SEVERAL SPONSORS FOR THE HERITAGE CENTRE
CLICK HERE TO SEE THEIR DETAILS
 
 
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 WOULD LIKE TO DONATE BY SENDING US A CHEQUE PLEASE EMAIL: [email protected] AND WE WILL SEND YOU THE ADDRESS TO SUBMIT YOUR DONATION
 
IF YOU HAVE DONATED - THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT
WE HAVE DISABLED PARKING
ACCESS RAMP AND
TOILET FACILITIES
COMPUTER SYSTEMS AT THE CENTRE
GWHS WEBSITE
11,000+ PHOTO ARCHIVE
GENERAL INTERNET USE
DOCUMENT SCANNING
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
CLICK HERE FOR A MAP