Leigh History Group
Leigh History Group is a small informal group interested in researching, preserving, and making more widely available the history of our village.
We founded in 2009 with the aims of
In 2011 the Parish Council adopted the BT phone box on the Green, and we converted it into the History Box to hold changing displays of historical material.
We are actively seeking new members for the group so if you are interested in researching local history, organising the archives, preparing displays or contributing in any way please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would also like to hear from you if you would like to
contribute your memories of life in the village, whether spoken,
written, or in photos. (Photos and written material will be
scanned and returned).
thanks to all who helped convert the history box,
including Malcolm Parker & Andrew Pagnell for laying the paving,
Keith Janes for fitting the display units, SSA in Mitcham, Surrey for
supplying the signage, and Paul Wilkinson for fitting it.
Contributions were gratefully received from Surrey County Council, the
Residents Association and the Parish Council. And thanks
especially to Harriet Hall without whom none of this would have