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Ongoing Research

Churchyard Memorial Inscriptions – an update. Our major project in 2016! Can you help? See Stoneleigh Residents Past and Present

Members of the society have researched, or are continuing to research, the following:

Places

The Swan Inn and the Village Club (complete)

Crewe Farm

Stoneleigh Close

The Workhouse & Wentworth House (complete)

Birmingham Road Houses

The Parsonage

Land Use (including the Enclosures)

…and people

Those who served in the Great War (complete)2 trees

The Forge and Village Blacksmiths (complete)

Stoneleigh Almshouses and their occupants

Stareton Houses and occupants (complete)

The School and School teachers

The Farmers of Manor Farm

Personal recollections

Oral history collection

In addition we are continuing work on:

Census analysis

Aspects of the parish registers

Transcription of school logbooks, 1863-1923 (complete)

Transcription of Stoneleigh Charity Apprenticeship Indentures, Hearth Tax Records, Jury Lists

Genealogical family trees of some villagers

Other ongoing projects include:

“Stoneleigh Stitchers” – the story of the pew cushions

Aspects of the history of the Church eg the bells

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