Articles and books about Coleorton heritage and social history

Members of the Group have written a number of articles about their particular interest and research into Coleorton history. We regularly contribute to Community Voice, which is a free monthly magazine distibuted around Whitwick, Thringstone, Swannington and Coleorton and we also contribute items to St Mary's Church on-line news magazine which is published monthly - sign up here >>

Here are some of our published articles.

"Memories of Coleorton" Book

Memories of Coleorton book

Coleorton Heritage Group has published an updated edition of the book "Memories of Coleorton - Reminiscences of the Residents" first published in November 2015. Local residents relate their memories of childhood and growing up in Coleorton.

Books are available to purchase for £15 - call Mike Cox on 01530 813743 or email

Blue Plaques

We have launched "the Coleorton Blue Plaque" scheme to commemmorate buildings and sites in the village which have historic significance.

Research Resources

We have brought together some sources of information about social, family and economic history of Coleorton.


We publish articles in St Mary's monthly parish magazine and on the Coleorton website.