Some fascinating material added recently.....follow the links

Latest articles. Lockdown specials include the following :-

  • Farming in Hathern through the ages - article by Andree Bagley including locally found artefacts
  • Complete range of OS maps of the village - see how we have changed
  • Kaiapoi cottages on the main road - a great story behind the name
  • Alex Dalganos amazing hair oil. The full story
  • Hathern Bungalow Estate once a camp for Italian prisoners-of-war

Currently being worked on is a story of Hathern Bungalow Estate which grew up after the war using the buildings that had previously housed Axis prisoners in Hathern Camp (Camp 590) on a site next to Pear tree Lane. The article will also look at a prisoner of war site nearby called Garendon Camp (Camp 28). 

Latest Pictures. Include pictures of Anchor and Shepshed Road in early 1900s (previously published in Hathern at War) and a brilliant picture from 1897 of Hathern terracotta workers.

terracotta workers 1897


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