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Welcome!

forge, green and birmingham road

Outside the Forge on the Green, looking along Birmingham Road. Picture by Alf Sutton circa 1930

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 26 June 2018 – Philip Gill will talk about his researches into the lives of residents in the two Stoneleigh almshouses  between 1841 and 1911 and launch his book on the same subject. 

New! Talks at Stoneleigh Abbey, March – October  Flyer for abbey talks

Our summer exhibition: Stoneleigh Church, Centuries of Change and Renewal, will remain in the Leigh Chapel, along with a small display commemorating those who died in the Great War

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Are you a member of a local society who would welcome a speaker? Please contact chair@stoneleighhistorysociety.org.uk 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 chair@stoneleighhistorysociety.org.uk. All research is done by volunteers, and so if we are successful in helping you, a small donation to the society would be appreciated.

motslow hill

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.