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



St Mary's Restoration

St Mary's Restoration

The documents reporting on the restoration of St.Mary’s Church Lutterworth.



Building Committee 1

Building Committee meeting minutes describing the state of the Church, with some parts being  dangerously dilapidated.



Building Committee 2

Building Committee meeting minutes stating that the estimate for the work had been received from Messers Law and Son and had been accepted.


Building Committee 3

Building Committee meeting minutes stated the sum of £25 be handed over to the Churchwardens to meet a claim against them from Mr Smith.



Buiding Committee 4

Gilbert Scott’s report on St. Mary’s Church discussed by the Restoration Committee.



Bishops Permission Documents Transcription

A transcription of the Bishop of Peterborough’s permission for the restoration to proceed.