Articles added or revised in the last year are listed below. 

  • Church photos from Flickr

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    21 November 2023 Local records
    Here is link to various photos on Flickr that show interior and exterior of the Church. These include transcriptions of many of the plaques in the church and headstones outside. 
  • Adult School

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    21 November 2023 News and Journal articles
      Below..one of pictures of Adult School choir from our gallery of clubs and societies.  
  • Fire engine crashes in Hathern June 12 1978

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    15 November 2023 News and Journal articles
    News extracts from crash of Fire Engine on the A6 near The Dewdrop.  
  • Plane crash near Hathern 1938

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    17 July 2023 News and Journal articles
    Following are press cuttings about plane crash near Hathern on November 28th 1938. Also pictures of the Blackburn Shark plane - including one of the actual planes involved in the incident. The final...
  • Oakley Grange photos : the Ollivants

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    14 July 2023 Original articles
    Oakley Grange Farm is on the right hand side of Shepshed Hill heading out of Hathern. Previously in the hands of the church (ownership in lieu of tithes) it had been known as Glebe Farm and then...
  • Hathern soldiers George Bird and John Johnson

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    10 July 2023 Personal documents
    This is a bit of catch-up ! In 2018 the website was able to provide useful background information about the Bennett family. As a by-product of this a descendant of that family provided us with...
  • 1939 Register : nearly 50 more opened records

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    29 June 2023 Local records
    The 1939 Register as held on the National Archives has been on this site for some time. From the Residence menu you can now access the digitised version which means you can search for name and...
  • Community Centre at Hathern school

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    25 June 2023 News and Journal articles
    Following pictures and articles describe the various fund-raising and other events to raise funds towards the new community centre to be located in the new school down Pasture Lane. Whatever...
  • Tragic death of Mr and Mrs Doble

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    24 June 2023 News and Journal articles
    On August 12th 1960 Hathern's revered vicar the Rev. Robert Doble and his wife Violet died whilst trying to save their dog "Doble" from the sea at Hunstanton. The dog survived.
  • Hathern welcomes evacuees in WW2

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    23 June 2023 Original articles
    In the early part of the second world war the children in many cities in the UK seen as possible targets for German bombers were evacuated to the countryside. In the back of the school log at that...
  • Emma Exon 100 years old

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    22 June 2023 News and Journal articles
  • Golden couple : John and Gladys Stokoe

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    22 June 2023 News and Journal articles
    Following is a Loughborough Echo article from Sept 24th 1977. Not mentioned here is that during the war John and Gladys were one of the families who took in a evacuee from Sheffield - Dennis...
  • Childhood memories : Harry Marson

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    22 June 2023 News and Journal articles
    The following article and picture are from the Loughborough Monitor of Dec. 3rd 1976 :-    
  • Manor House renovation 1973

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    21 June 2023 Local publications
    Below you can see an article from the Monitor in 1973 describing the work done by new resident Fred Ing to restore the Manor House in Narrow Lane to its original state. In the gallery you can see a...
  • Lily Allsop 1940 paintings of Hathern

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    17 June 2023 Original articles
      In the History Society exhibition in June 2023 we were able to show for the first time five paintings of Hathern by local artist Lily Allsop, including a fascinating view looking up Church Street...
  • Richard Hartshorne (1641-1722) : Settler of the Jersey Shore

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    01 March 2023 Original articles
    Richard Hartshorne (sometimes Hartshorn) was born in Hathern in 1641 to William Hugh Hartshorn, a husbandman and Katherine Roobottom who had married in 1627 (see here for details of the Hathern...

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