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

 

 

Church Spire

Church Spire

 Saint Mary’s Church once had a Spire but it was blown down by a severe storm in the early 1700’s.

 

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Church Spire

Saint Mary’s Church Spire

The accompanying illustration is of Saint Mary’s Church with its 15th Century spire.

 

 

Church Brief

if a church or chapel in England was damaged then the rector, churchwardens and parishioners were reliant on voluntary donations to repair the church.

 

 

Brief 1

Church Brief 1 from Gloucester Records Office dated 19th June 1704.

 

 

Transcribed Church Brief 1

Church Brief 1 from Gloucester Records Office dated 19th June 1704.

 

 

Brief 2

Church Brief 2 from Gloucester Records Office dated 19th June 1704.