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Swannington Heritage Trust

Bis – R Bisgrove

chairman@swannington-heritage.co.uk 

Swannington
Before The War

Based on the 1911 census this presentation gives a fascinating insight into the boundaries, buildings, occupations and people of Swannington in the years before WWI.
Swannington Heritage Trust

Bis – R Bisgrove

chairman@swannington-heritage.co.uk 

Swannington’s Industrial History

A chronological journey through the development of Swannington’s industries such as coal mining, milling, agriculture, tanning, tramways and railways; ending with an overview of their transformation into modern day nature reserves.
Swannington Heritage Trust

Bis – R Bisgrove

chairman@swannington-heritage.co.uk 

Leicestershire’s Industrialists – Their Non Industrial Legacy

Leicestershire’s industrialists did more than just make things and money; their contributions to society included art galleries, country parks, paintings, schools and almshouses.
Swannington Heritage Trust

Bis – R Bisgrove

chairman@swannington-heritage.co.uk 

Cardiff and Leicester Two cities that have been influenced by Celts, Romans, Vikings, rivers, canals, railways, coal, industries, churches and sports teams. Two cities so similar, yet so different.
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