"A History of Market Harborough"

    May be purchased locally from Quinns bookshop (Three Crowns Yard, High St, Market Harborough), Society monthly meetings or Waterstones.
    Price, hardback  £15

    Everything about this book is wonderful .... I shall gently read it all through the summer: each page shows immense care and research, I so love that.”
      - Carmen Callil




Pat Perkins’ book “World War 1” was published in September 2018. It is the result of 5 years of painstaking research and in addition to historical data it also contains many interesting photographs of personnel and their Harborough locations.

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In October 2015 the Society published Barry Summers’ book “The Harboro’ Boys” which tells the stories of local men who went off to the Great War.

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The 1939 -1945 war changed the lives of everyone, including civilians. Everyone felt compelled to “to do their bit”. For Pat Fox, living in a Derbyshire coalmining village at the outbreak of war, it meant joining the Women’s Land Army. Aged 17 in 1943 she came to Lubenham where she has lived ever since.

Reviewed by Rosalind Willatts here