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

 

 

Events

Events

The Civil War resulted in the death of William Feilding Earl of Denbigh so his son who fought on the side of the Parliamentarians succeeded to the title.
Parliamentary forces were responsible for destroying the stained glass windows of St Mary’s Church. The Rector Nathaniel Tovey was accused of supporting the King’s cause and was removed from his living.
In 1607 there was a riot in Cotesbach and a great number of common persons ripped up hedges and filled in ditches that had been used to inclose the open fields.
The memories of a young Lutterworth girl during the First World War.