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Rothley Parish Council

Serving the people of Rothley

Clerk: Gail Newcombe
Parish Office, Mountsorrel
Lane, Rothley, Leicester
LE7 7PR

Tel: 0116 237 4544

Rothley History Society

The Rothley History Society meets on the third Wednesday of the month in the Rothley Centre, Mountsorrel Lane, Rothley, from September to June starting at 7.30pm. Visitors are most welcome.

PROGRAMME 2016

Wednesday, 19th October: Medieval Carvings in Leics. & Rutland – Bob Trubshaw

Wednesday, 16th November: AGM. Speaker: Dr Julie Attard giving an update of Rothley's Big Dig.

Wed. 14th. December: Origins of Superstitions – Speaker: Sandy Leong

THE CHANGING FACE OF ROTHLEY

An Exhibition and Book Launch was held on Friday 5th October and Saturday 6th October 2012 at The Rothley Centre, Mountsorrel Lane, Rothley.

TELLING THE STORY OF ROTHLEY AND ITS STEADY DEVELOPMENT FROM 1790-2012

For information about purchasing the book please contact Ursula Greaves 0116 2303500

Please click on the following link for more details about the book:

ROTHLEY THEN AND NOW

The first publication of the Rothley History Society has proved very popular and copies are available in the Rothley Community Library priced at £1. Published in 2003 and a valuable record of Rothley over the past 100 years.

For more information please click on the following link:

ROTHLEY AND THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE

By Terry Sheppard and Iain Waite

The mutual endeavors of Babington, Wilberforce and Macaulay.
For more information about this book please click on the following link:

THE ROTHLEY CHRONICLES

The Rothley Chronicle series are designed to allow short-run publications of brief well-researched topics based on Rothley, and of Rothley material transcribed from local and other archives.

For more information on the publications to date please click on the following link:

New members most welcome by either coming to a meeting or contacting the Chairman Susan Joyce on 0116 2303387