Outside the Forge on the Green, looking along Birmingham Road. Picture by Alf Sutton circa 1930
Our summer exhibition: Stoneleigh Church, Centuries of Change and Renewal, will remain in the Leigh Chapel throughout summer 2017
next meeting 7.30pm 26 September 2017 at the village hall. Pete James will speak about local industrial decline
Are you a member of a local society who would welcome a speaker? In particular, in 2017, we are marking the local connections of Jane Austen, for her bicentenary.Please contact email@example.com for a brochure/further details.
The Society was formed in January 2011 with the principal aim of discovering and recording information about the village’s rich history. Since then we have undertaken several projects, largely relating to significant buildings in the village; we have a thriving membership.
New members will be warmly welcomed to our meetings. Please see our Membership section. All meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month, at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.
If you are unable to attend meetings we hope that you will find something of interest on our website. We would be delighted to hear from you with any recollections of life in Stoneleigh in times past.
If you are researching your family’s history we will be pleased to help, though it may take some time!Please contact the Chairman, Sheila Woolf, in the first instance, if you would like to know more, via firstname.lastname@example.org
On Motslow Hill
Many pictures on this site are reproduced courtesy of the Derek Robinson Collection; most of them date from the mid-twentieth century.