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



Spittal Hospital

Spittal Hospital

The history of St.John the Baptist’s hospital in Lutterworth. Sometimes known as the Spittal, which is an old name for a hostel for travellers and the sick.



St Johns Hospital History

Extracts from various sources about the Hospital of St. John at Lutterworth, from its foundation in 1218.



St Johns Hospital 070314

An article on St. John’s Hospital history from a local paper.

St Johns British History

The Hospital of St. John the Baptist as recorded in the British History online.

St Johns Hospital

The Hospital of St. John the Baptist as recorded in the British History online.

St.John's Hospital History Detail

Extracts from various sources relating to St.John the Baptist’s Hospital sometimes called the Spittle or Spittal.