Welcome to LutterworthHistory.co.uk

LutterworthHistory.co.uk was born out of the desire to present a large archive of historical information about Lutterworth. This was collected over four years researching the history of Lutterworth whilst working on a project for the Victoria County History. The project aim was to document the history of the Parishes of Leicestershire. During this time a large amount of information about the history of Lutterworth was accumulated. Technology was embraced and a website created to showcase this interesting information in an easy-to-access format, with the hope of it being useful to schools, communities, researchers and people from all over the world.

We hope you enjoy discovering more about Lutterworth and if you have any questions or queries, please feel free to drop us an email: enquiries@lutterworthhistory.co.uk

 

 

Agriculture

Agriculture

Livestock Market details the history of Lutterworth Market from 1214 until the present day. Lists of farms and produce from 1841 to 1941.
Lutterworth Agricultural Returns for 1944 and the Farm Surveys for 1941 to 1944 these were the Government assessments of the produce of each Farm in the area. Also information about the Open Fields system layout in late medieval Lutterworth, with the field names and some landmarks.
Horses is a list of all the quarters fit for horses and men in the districts of Leics, Warks and Northampton. The date of 1756 was the start of the Seven Years war which may be relevant if the Government needed to know availability of stables and accommodation for moving cavalry around the country.