• Plaster mill at Zouch

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    14 September 2018 Web links
    Here on Zouch.Webs.com you can see history of mill from its first mention in the Domesday book,
  • The Lower Soar and the Loughborough Navigation

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    13 September 2018 Local publications
    In 1985 a Loughborough University thesis was produced about the lower Soar. It is over 300 pages long but searching within the document will return twenty refernces to Hathern. Of particular interst a...
  • Anchor day book

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    17 August 2018 Local records
    Below are scans of the Anchor Day Book from the mid-C19th. Each section contains about 5 pages and lists the delivery of strikes of malt etc. to residents and pubs in the village, Loughborough and all...
  • Robert Bakewell in hall of fame

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    25 July 2018 News and Journal articles
  • Ploughing demonstration 1937

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    25 July 2018 Book extracts
    Source. The countryside between the wars 1918 -1940 page 39 This photograph taken at a machinery demonstration held at Hathern shows the difficulty of adjusting the self-lift trailed tractor plough in...
  • Plane crash near Hathern in 1937

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    25 July 2018 News and Journal articles
  • New organ in church 1913-14

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    25 July 2018 News and Journal articles
  • Church cottage

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    24 July 2018 Original articles
    As you look up Church Street from the Cross, you can see several old cottages on the right. The last of these, opposite the rectory and next to the church is one of the oldest houses in the village -...
  • Naws cottage on Tanners Lane (Swan backwards)

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    22 July 2018 Houses
    As you walk up Tanners Lane towards the Leys you will see Naws cottage just past the barn of May farm. To people of a certain age this is best remembered as the surgery for Doctor Swan in the late 196...
  • Historic Hathern's wicked ways

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    20 July 2018 Local publications
    The following article is from 'Leics and Rutland Life' May 2005
  • Dales Farm House on Narrow Lane

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    19 July 2018 Houses
    At the corner of Narrow Lane and Dovecote Street you can see the imposing sight of Dales Farm House, one of the houses featured in the 2018 wine walk. This has a long and interesting history. Below, r...
  • 1939 register

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    16 July 2018 Local records
    In December 1938 it was announced in the House of Commons that in the event of war, a National Register would be taken that listed the personal details of every civilian in Great Britain and Northern...
  • Non-conformists : the Primitive Methodists

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    09 July 2018 Original articles
    The Primitive Methodists, sometimes known as "The Ranters" were one of the four non-conformist groups that were active in Hathern from the mid C19th century.
  • Village rates map 1824

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    20 June 2018 Local records
    This is the map of 1824 Hathern with all the named head of each household. A truly valuable source of information.

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