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Shearsby Parish Council

Protecting, Connecting, Involving and Representing Shearsby

Shearsby Flag

Clerk: Phillip Baildon
14 Jerwood Way, Market
Harborough, Leics LE16 8AL

Tel: 01858 446300

Shearsby History Group

Next Meeting

The next meeting is on Monday 28th August 2017.

Meet at 7.30pm in the village hall.

Regular Meeting Arrangements

Are you interested in Shearsby Local History? Do you have stories you would like to share?

Meeting dates: The next meeting will be Monday 28th August 2017, see above for details.

Usually the last Monday of the month unless noted differently. 7.30pm, Shearsby Village Hall, Church Lane, Shearsby.

This is an open forum and all are welcome, contributors and listeners alike.

There will be a £1 subscription to cover the hire of the hall.

Tea and biscuits will be available, or you can bring your own refreshments.

Contact Martin Reynolds on martinreynolds_5@msn.com or chairman@shearsbyparishcouncil.gov.uk

Or 0789 500 4233 / 0116 247 8717.

St Mary Magdalene Church

Newspaper Articles

  • History, Shearsby in Pictures, 1976 (PDF, 1.9 Mb)

    An article in the Leicester Advertiser dated 31st December 1976 and showing some of the Shearsby landmarks.

  • History, Shearsby Festival, 1972 (PDF, 542 Kb)

    An article from The Leicester Mercury about the Shearsby Festival in 1972.

  • History, Irate Farmers Demand Old Road Closure (PDF, 587 Kb)

    A newspaper article about irate farmers from Shearsby demanding a closure of the ends of the old road to stop itinerants.

  • History, Cobblestones and Church (PDF, 459 Kb)

    A news article headed by the Leicester Records Office with a brief history of Cobblestones and the Church, provided by Mavis Jeffery.

  • History, Portrait of Shearsby 1981 (PDF, 1008 Kb)

    Newspaper article entitled A Portrait of Shearsby, dated 1981.

  • History, Photos and Press Cutting 1981 (PDF, 4.5 Mb)

    The photo of the hunt is when the Fernie Hunt met at Grange Farm in 1929.

    The photo with five people shows Josie Durran, David's mother, second from the
    right and Ivy Gadsby with the glasses second from the left.

    The other photo is of the Arnesby and Shearsby W I with Josie Durran third from
    the right on the back row and Ivy Gadsby with the glasses on in the front row.

    The last two photos are dated 1935.

Books and Booklets

Places

  • Village Hall opening following rebuild in February 1998. To see a series of photos go to the gallery and click on V

People

Census

Social

Minutes