Many thanks to Terry Hibbert for sending this photo, taken some time before 1881 at Croxton Park...
This wonderful photograph of the gatehouse to Croxton Abbey was taken almost 160 years ago –...
We’ve all watched as the Royal Horseshoes has been re-thatched over recent weeks and months....
Waltham has a tremendously rich history dating back to pre-Roman times. We hope this website will encourage people to explore and cherish its heritage.
At one time Waltham was one of the seven most important villages in all of Leicestershire. I don’t know why that was. But it should be interesting to try and find out.read more
There are some wonderful old maps of Waltham on this website. The oldest date back to Elizabethan times. They show how our small village changed in size and importance over the centuries.
These historically important maps were professionally photographed at Wigston Public Records Office.read more