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 10,000 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 situated on the Wigston
College Campus, off Station Road,
LE18 2DS, through the gate to the left
side of the Swimming Baths (follow the signs).
Hover over the map for directions >>>>>>
 
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. 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.
 
WE HAVE DISABLED PARKING SPACES, ACCESS RAMP AND
TOILET FACILITIES
 
IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO VISIT THE CENTRE WE HAVE A
FREE SEARCH SERVICE
AVAILABLE
CLICK
HERE
FOR DETAILS
 
WE HAVE SEVERAL SPONSORS FOR THE HERITAGE CENTRE
CLICK
HERE
TO SEE THEIR DETAILS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WIGSTON ACADEMY TRUST
 
THE HERITAGE CENTRE IS NOW OPEN ON FRIDAYS 10.00AM-4.00PM
 
THE CENTRE WAS OFFICIALY OPENED ON FRIDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2019
BY THE MAYOR OF WIGSTON COUNCILLOR LINDA EATON JP
SEE OUR HERITAGE CENTRE TOUR VIDEO ON "YOUTUBE"
visitor counter
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
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