Category Archives: Heritage

Enderby Heritage Group

Enderby Heritage Group pictureA meeting meeting of the Enderby Heritage Group is due to be held this evening, Monday 18th May 2015.

The meeting will be talking about “Private James Bradshaw, an Enderby Soldier in the Crimea” by Dave Ricketts
There will also be a short AGM beforehand.

The group will meet at Enderby Civic Centre for starting at 7.30pm. (Entrance on King Street).

Attendees are asked to contribute £2 each which covers the Group’s costs.

Other meeting dates in 2015 are:-
Monday 6 July – outside meeting / walk
Monday 14 Sept – Enderby Workhouse (Blaby Union)
Monday 16 Nov – another Enderby Artist. George Morland by Barbara Rowse

Enderby Heritage Group will discuss Enderby School in the 1860s

enderby_heritage_fbFor all those interested in learning about Enderby’s heritage, Enderby Heritage Group meets this evening (Monday 16th March 2015).

Subject of the meeting is “Enderby School in the 1860s” (covering 1863-1869) and will take place at Enderby Civic Centre at 7.30pm. (Entrance on King Street).

 

Other meeting dates in 2015 are:-
Monday 18 May – Private James Bradshaw, an Enderby Soldier in the Crimea
Monday 6 July – outside meeting / walk
Monday 14 Sept – Enderby Workhouse (Blaby Union)
Monday 16 Nov – another Enderby Artist. George Morland by Barbara Rowse

Set up in 1999, Enderby Heritage Group consists of people with an interest in Enderby village in Leicestershire but welcome interest from anywhere in the world.

You can view the Enderby Heritage Group website here  (http://www.enderbyheritage.org.uk/)

Enderby Heritage Group – Meeting Schedule 2015

enderby_heritage_fbThe next meeting of the Enderby Heritage Group is scheduled for Monday 16 March 2015 when the topic will be “1863; A year in the life of Enderby School”.

The meeting will be held at 7.30pm in the Civic Centre (entrance off King Street). All are welcome and refreshments are provided at the end.

Those attending are asked to contribute £2 each which covers the group’s costs.

Meeting dates for the remainder of 2015 are:

Monday 18 MayPrivate James Bradshaw, an Enderby Soldier in the Crimea

Monday 6 Julyoutside meeting / walk

Monday 14 Sept Enderby Workhouse (Blaby Union)

Monday 16 NovAnother Enderby Artist. George Morland by Barbara Rowse

Enderby missionary, Alice Young, awarded ‘Green Plaque’

alice_young-1Towards the end of 2013, Leicestershire County Council launched a Green Plaque Awards Scheme in Leicestershire to recognise and celebrate the county’s rich cultural and historic heritage.

The countywide Green Plaque Awards scheme invited local residents to nominate and vote for people, places and events they thought worthy of commemoration.

The winners of the six Green Plaques have recently been announced and Enderby’s Alice Young, a missionary to Africa, has been awarded a green plaque.

Enderby Parish Council organised the nomination which was supported by Enderby EYE,.

The plaque will be erected at the old family home in Enderby.

To read the ‘EYE’ news item of February 26th 2014 “Vote for Enderby missionary Alice Young!” click here.