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

 

 

Other Churches

Other Churches

There has been a number of different denomination religious establishment in Lutterworth over the years the oldest being St. Mary’s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Parish of Our Lady of Victories and Saint Alphonsus

In 1881 the Church of Our Lady of Victories and Saint Adolphus was opened on land donated by the Earl of Denbigh. The plans were drawn by Cannon Hazeland himself who also provided the majority of the finance to build it.

Hazeland

Father Hazeland arrived in Lutterworth in 1880 and died in 1940 making a lasting impression on Lutterworth.

 

 

Methodist Church

The first Methodist building in Lutterworth was the Wesleyan Chapel built in 1815, though a Methodist Fellowship is thought to have met for 45 years prior to that date.

 

 

Opening of the new Wesleyan Chapel

The opening of the New Lutterworth Wesleyan Chapel in 1905.

 

 

United Reformed Church

In November 1971 it was decided to amalgamate the Congregationalists and the Presbyterians joined together to become the United Reformed Church.