Sheepy Local History Society

                      (incorporating Sheepy Magna, Sheepy Parva, Mythe Farm, Pinwall & Cross Hands)

     We also hold some records of Orton on the Hill, Ratcliffe Culey, Sibson, Temple, Upton, & Wellsborough
meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month
NEXT OPEN MEETING IS ON
Tuesday 8th August, 2017
 at  7.30 pm 
 at The Memorial Hall, Main Road, Sheepy Magna CV9 3QU

Everyone welcome

ADMISSION FREE

  (Donations appreciated)

On display:  1749 Will of Hannah Pinchin, owner of Manor Farm; Original photos & postcards c1875 to 1920s of Sheepy Magna, Sheepy Parva & Twycross (kindly donated by descendants of the Wheatley family); 1902 copy of auction catalogue of New House Grange; 1933 Parish Magazine; 1950s/1960s Newspaper articles; 1957 aerial photo of the Poplars;1986 parish magazines; 1998 copy of charity football match programme Birmingham City All Stars – v- Sheepy Old Boys etc..

Illustrated Short Talks: 1) Photos taken at the visit to Merevale Church & Abbey ruins; 2) Magna/Parva Poor Rate Returns 1801 to 1817; 3) The role of the churchwarden referencing Sheepy Churchwardens account book from 1776

Next cataloguing/research session: Monday, 25th September, 10am to 12noon. First Floor Heritage Room, Sheepy Memorial Hall

                Contact: sheepyhistory@btinternet.com

  If you have any old photos, artefacts, documents etc..connected to the area or you require further information we would be very pleased to hear from you

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     Publications  

A HISTORY OF SHEEPY CHAPEL & MEMORIAL HALL

(A Bicentennial Commemoration 1816 – 2016)

Book standard no film_20150922_0001
58 pages; 37 b&w images

PRICE £5.00 (plus £2.61 p&p UK)

Contact details: email: sheepyhistory@btinternet.com