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A Brief History of St. George’s Church Swannington

The parish church of Saint George was opened in 1825 to serve the townships of Swannington and Thringstone and is built on a spot reputedly chosen by William Wordsworth, a regular guest of Sir George Beaumont of nearby Coleorton Hall.

Swannington Heritage Trust

Charlotte Mary Brame

Biography of Hinckley’s forgotten novelist.

Hinckley & District Museum

Hinckley & District Hospital: a centenary history

A centenary history of Hinckley’s cottage hospital.

Hinckley & District Museum

The life and times of George Ward of Barwell (1879 – 1951)

Biography of Barwell`s war hero, M.P., local councillor, magistrate, boot and shoe manufacturer, and philanthropist.

Hinckley & District Museum

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