New articles continue to be added during the lockdown as indicated below. Also another photo (front and back) has been added to the article on Ernest Antill, Hathern's own itinerant Victorian photographer.

  • Hill house and Wide Lane W.I.P.

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    26 February 2022 Houses
    This article started off as a profile of Hill House the imposing three-story twelve-room house standing on Derby Road (number 31) almost at the corner of Wide Lane and remembered by older Hathern...
  • Fred Spencer collection

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    04 September 2021 Original articles
    Fred, Reg and Eric Spencer were the sons of Herbert Everard Spencer, founder of the family bakery business. Some years back the History Society was given access to Fred's photo collection and many...
  • Streets of Hathern

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    19 July 2021 Original articles
    This article is just a collection of miscellaneous facts about our village streets. To be added to as necessary. Gladstone Street.It appears first on the OS Map of 1884.  It runs up from Cross Street...
  • The Groves and Poplar House

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    07 July 2021 Original articles
    For those old enough to remember 'The Grove family' was a much-loved series on 'the wireless' in the 1950s. This is not them. This article was prompted by an email enquiry in May of this year (2021) by...
  • Hathern Station Brick and Terra Cotta on Facebook

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    02 June 2021 Web links
    Below is just one of the interesting photos you can see on the Facebook page. The poster shows the original Hathern Station Works and the Blue Brick Works at Tamworth. 

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