Greater Wigston Historical Society & Heritage Centre
 
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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
 
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
 
MEMBERS ONLY AREA
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WIGSTON BOOKS
BOOKS BY TONY DANVERS FREE DOWNLOADS
PHOTO GALLERY OF
GWHS OUTINGS
 
NEW
ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS WITH HISTORICAL MAGNIFIER
WIGSTON
TIMELINE
1500BC TO 2014
Click OnThe Clockface To View
(Adobe .pdf File)
 
THE GREATER WIGSTON
HISTORICAL SOCIETY
 
CLICK ON THE PICTURE FOR THE CENTRE DETAILS ------------
SEE THE CENTRE
VIDEO TOUR
ON "YOUTUBE"
GHWS NOW A MEMBER OF THE FORUM
 
FREE FAMILY HISTORY SEARCH SERVICE
 
 
THE HERITAGE CENTRE OPENING HOURS ARE
FRIDAYS 10.00AM - 2.00PM
& THE 2ND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH 10.00AM - 2.00PM
BEFORE & AFTER
VIDEOS OF WIGSTON
New Ones Added July 2021
 
SOME PAGES NOW
HAVE AUDIO
Look out for the sound icon
5 HISTORIC POST CARD SIZED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE
NOW 5 FOR £2.00
CLICK HERE FOR INFO
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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HERE
DOREEN BOULTER'S "WIGGY'S WAR"
Has been digitised in to audio files to listen to
CLICK HERE
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MEET THE GWHS HERITAGE CENTRE SPONSORS
THE GWHS ONLINE STORE
Wigston Local History Books, Historical DVD's
Data CD's -  Postcards - 2022 Calendar
Visit the Store HERE
DVD'S ALSO AVAILABLE FROM OUR RETAIL STOCKISTS - CLICK HERE
MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022 - CLICK HERE
WIGSTON REMEMBERING THE PAST
THE WIGSTON CIVIC SOCIETY
THE WIGSTON FRAMEWORK KNITTERS MUSEUM
SOUTH
WIGSTON
LOCAL
FACEBOOK
PAGES
LOCAL FACEBOOK PAGES
FORUM
FACEBOOK
PAGE
NEW VENUE FOR MONTHLY MEETINGS
We Are Moving To The Menphys Hub in South Wigston From September 2022
CLICK ON THE IMAGE FOR DETAILS>>
WIGSTON URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL
CORONATION OF ELIZABETH II
SOUVENIR PROGRAMME
2ND JUNE 1953
DOWNLOAD HERE
IN .PDF FORMAT
THE HERITAGE CENTRE AFTERNOON TALKS
WILL RESUME IN SEPTEMBER 2020..........
SEE HERITAGE CENTRE PAGE FOR DETAILS
CLICK HERE