Desford & District Local History Society

The History Society are custodians of the parish archives. From time to time, we use these records to put on displays & exhibitions.

We have a meeting with a speaker on the 3rd Tuesday of alternate months. Our usual meeting place is Desford Free Church, starting at 7.45pm. The programme for the remainder of the year is below.

In addition, we organise trips. This years Summer Trip will be to Marlow & Greys Court

Officers for 2021

President: Caroline Wessel

Chairman: Bernard Grimshaw

Secretary: Angela Thomas

Treasurer: Dennis Casson

Committee Members: Gwyneth Reed, Pat Crane, John Richards, Molly Marcus, Steve Thorpe, Jane Crowson, Lynda Grimshaw, Pam Wocha

Archivists: Pat Crane, Jane Crowson, Pat Kirby, Angela Thomas, Gwyneth Reed, Lynda Grimshaw

Photographers: Steve Thorpe, Huw Thomas and Molly Marcus

For more information please contact our secretary or phone 01455 822934

Events for 2021

2021 Meetings




September 21st

Leicester's Hidden Gems

Caroline Roberts

November 16th



Publications Available

Recollections £2.00

A Brief History of Desford 50p

Both publications are available from Pat Crane.