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Pavilion opened (On left, one field in, past .the Commer). Lord Crawshaw and David Spencer
Cricket team, maybe around 1933. Including David Spencer and Bill Henson (?) on front row
Another table of W.I. at Yew Lodge
From left : ?, Mrs. Kelham, Muriel Hayes, ?, Mrs. Miller, ?, Vina Spencer
Mr. William Dutton, butcher on own account, outside family home on top of Round Bank, later replaced by Fred. Saunder's house. Slaughterhouse is to the right. Says' Hathern20' on picture - is this 1920 ?
In 1911 census (see elsewhere on site) William and wife Lizzie are in house with William's brother and sister and three children at school
Women's Institute April 1988. Taken in front of Meadow Farm (maybe to re-create the photo previous to this in the gallery ?)
Back : N.Dowson,M.Warrington,E.Rowe,V.Taylor,N.Carr,E.Charlesworth,R.Pathey-John,M.Swift,M.Tomkin
Football club around late 1970s. Back : Alan Bexley, Malcolm Beswick,Gordon reid,Nick Sharp, Bill Bett,?,Bryan Dennis,? Front : George Baird,?,?,Dave Bowen,Gerard Hurt
Church or school play. back : Josie Watt, ? Wright, Angela Wright, Janet Mackley, Dinah Swift, Margaret Cain. Front : Edwin Burnhill, John Watt, Judith Exon, John Cook and ?
Hathern Terracotta workers in acid container. This photo is from an article on BBC's WW1 at Home which includes an interview with manager Geoff Hollis. A link to this article can be found in an article on this site
River Soar from Hathern bank in 1890. Painting is by James Orrick who exhibited work at the Royal Academy. Recently the TV programme 'Fake or Fortune" revealed that he commissioned a number of forgeries of John Constable's works.
Hathern Band. Maybe this relates to a club feast held by the New Sick Club in a field lent by Mr. J. Coooper, of the Anchor Inn in July 1890 - a procession with 'officers bearing flags and members carrying wands'. See report in 'News Archive'
The top part of the Cross was broken around 1916. With his bicycle you can see the postman, most probably Robert Allaby who in 1911 was lodging in the house of the widowed postmistress Elizabeth Chapman and her two grown up daughters.
Maybe the stone block on the ground next to the postman is the fallen capstone
Hathernware 1936. To order send your telegram to Bricks Loughborough or phone Hathern 61
Violet & William Hart with baby Averill outside their shop (now demolished) on the corner of Green Hill & Church St (Woodie's Corner) -note the cobbled pavement, the sign in the window reads "Sixpenny Cakes"
Church viewed from Rectory garden
Bertram Morris with beehives in the 1930s
Walter Roper and his floral trophies - about 1910 . He was a florist national champion.
When Sarson Morris and his twin sister Elizabeth were born in 1853 in Hathern, Leicestershire, their father, John, was 34, and their mother, Hannah, was 35. He had two sons and three daughters with Julia Hunt. He died in January 1900 in Leicester
Catherine and John Warren. John (1849-1915) was born in Hathern. In 1881 census you can see them in Tanner's lane. They had seven children
The Employment of Women in Britain, 1914-1918 Female workers mould and finish plates for vibrating pans used in the production of gun cotton at the Hathern Station Brick and Terracotta Company Ltd. in September 1918
Industry during the First World War- Leicestershire A female worker prepares a plate for vibrating pans used in the production of gun cotton at the Hathern Station Brick and Terracotta Company Ltd. in September 1918.
Floods near to Hathern in the winter of 1949
Photo from Hathern Rectory given to Mrs. Griiffin who worked there for Rev. Ison
Thought originally to be daughter of the Rev. Ison but may be Marjorie the daughter of Rev. Lawrance who was the previous incumbent
Re-imagining of the "children on the Cross' picture from around 50 years earlier
John E.Tollington 1846-1927 married Sarah Strickland in August 1866 in Loughborough. They raised 11 children.
Born in Hathern Feb 6th 1820 to William and Sarah (nee Harrison). Married 1848 and settled in Melbourne, Derbyshire working as blacksmith employing 2 men and 2 boys. Died in Kaiapoi, New Zealand, in 1875.
Ada (Adah) Hunt, nee Spencer, dress maker and milliner with her husband James Hunt, tailor.
Ada was born in Hathern in 1823, and one month later was christened at the Methodist Church in Loughborough and baptised in Hathern. Ada converted to Catholicism later in life, marrying James in the Catholic chapel in Loughborough.They had 9 children whilst living in Loughborough and Leicester. Ada died in 1908 in a Dominican convent in Leicester.
James North. Born in Hathern April 6th 1823, 7th child of 14 to John North and Hannah (nee Hunt).
Moved to Loughborough in 1841 and married Sarah Shepherd at Stanford-on-Soar in 1845. In 1849 the couple emigrated to Australia on the ship “Ann Milne” and John worked as a blacksmith in Port Fairy, Victoria. In 1860 emigrated on ship “SS Active” to Dunedin, NZ, settling in Portobello, Otago (315 acres). On Sept 18th he accidentally drowned in Otago harbour. The couple had 11 children (2 in England, 4 in Australia and 5 in New Zealand).
Sunday School outing with names appended
School photo with headmaster Mr. Fern
Football team, maybe adult school. From D.Spencer collection.
Adult school football team. From D.Spencer collection
Baptist chapel outing with names appended
St. John's ambulance
Lady Crawshaw receiving flowers from boy (who and where ?)
Herbert Everard Spencer, baker for the Co-op
Edwin Burnhill ?
Hansel and Gretel play
Looking down Wide Street
Toad Hall play
Carnival train ride