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 St Mary's Church magazine which is published monthly (available from Coleorton Post Office).

Terry Ward has compiled some interesting and amusing items of 18 century life from newspaper archives. Read about awful conditions for children working in mines, prison break-out and the obituary of Joseph Boultbee, land agent to the Beaumonts >>

See other articles from Coleorton Heritage Group >>


"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. Read about the launch event in 2015 >>


St Mary's Church

Article about St Mary the Virgin Church, Coleorton, written by Elaine Oldham >>


Coleorton 2019 Calendar

12 current and historical pictures of local places, mostly colour with some older ones black and white. A4 wall calendar available to help the Group's funds. Details and how to buy >>

"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 £20 - call Mike Cox on 01530 813743 or email heritagegroup@coleorton.org.uk.