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November - December.

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Rowell Heritage Magazine

Rowell Heritage magazine can only be purchased at the Heritage Centre.

Rowell Heritage is the title of our magazine. Published quarterly (from the beginning of 2019), it is available only from The Heritage Centre and costs £2.

Friends of the Heritage Centre can collect their copy for £1.

The picture above is the cover of the latest edition for November - December 2018

 

 

Articles may be submitted by anybody, all we ask is that either the article or its author has a connection with Rothwell.

If you would like to submit an item for inclusion in the magazine, it can be emailed to:-       editor@rothwellheritage.org.uk

 

 

Past editions of Rowell Heritage are available to download (free of charge below). We do have a small number of back issues at the centre for purchase.

It is possible to subscribe to Rowell Heritage Magazine if you are unable to get into the centre or live away from Rothwell.

The cost is £20.00 per annum this includes postage and packaging. 

Please print and fill in the form below and send it to the Heritage Centre.

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Rowell Heritage September - October 2018 No 26
Dad’s Story, Restoring old photographs, The NHS then & now, Having a premature baby in the 1950’s, Rowell’s pubs past & present part 4.
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Rowell Heritage July - August 2018 No 25
Jean Margaret Read (1942 – 2018) (Obituary) - Rothwell Church School 1949 - 1956 - A Chapter Ends in Rothwell's History After a School Shuts after 400 Years - The Great Rowell Fair Bake Off ( Rowell Fair Tart Competition 2018) - Rowell Pubs Past and Present part 3 - Rothwell Ladies Raise Money for Air Ambulance Service
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Rowell Heritage May - June 2018 No 24
May Traditions - The Green Man - The Rothwell Mothers Club 1965 - 2001 ........2018 - Who Does What at the Arts and Heritage Centre - Rowell Pubs Past & Present part 2 - Rowell fair, What is the Bailiff's Role? -
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Rowell Heritage March - April 2018 No 23
Letters - The Importance of Letters in WW1 - A Right Royal Visit - Rowells Pubs Past & Present - Rothwell Grammar School - How it all Started and the Aunt I Never met -
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Rowell Heritage January - February 2018 No 22
Robert Arthur Denton BEM (Obituary) - Shrove Tuesday Pancakes - Rothwell Scouts - The Suffragettes and Votes for Women - Memories of a Rothwell Dinner lady - Fun Food Facts - Did You Ever Wonder What This Building Was - Crispin Street - What is the Meaning of the name Rothwell - Jim Dale MBE -
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Rowell Heritage November - December 2017 No 21
A Memory of Betty Cobbley 1921 - 2017 - A Visit from the Chimney Sweep - Christmas Traditions Round the World - Presentation to Dr Gibbons - Rowell Fair Traditions - Six Five Special - The Methodist Players - Where Do You Read Your Rowell Heritage Magazine - Local Business Celebrates 95 Years in Rothwell - Thankful Villages -
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Rowell Heritage September - October 2017 No 20
The Origin of Halloween - Not Always the Good Old Days - Rothwell Congregational Camps Annual Migration to the Sea - Ice Cream History - 1204- 1614 -? 2018 Rowell Fair Society - Mondegreens - Displays in the Centre -
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Rowell Heritage July - August 2017 No 19
Rowell Fair & The Proclamation 2017 - The Factory Fortnight & Wakes Week - Buckby's Charabanc and Rothwell Photography Club (pic) - Barry Panter's family on their BSA Golden Flash Combination - United Counties Buses - Steam Rail Trip Trough the Welland Valley - Rowell fair Tart Competition 2017 - The History of Ice Cream - Holiday Souvenir Postcards -
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Rowell Heritage May - June 2017 No18
The History of the Fairground Cakewalk - Rowell fair Poem by Valerie Panter - Rowell fair Society - First Experience on the Fairground Waltzer - Another Famous Rowellian- Bev Willis - Rothwell Methodist Reunion - History of Art and Architecture - Rothwell Heritage Craft Group - Staff of the new Picture House Rothwell (Pics) - A 1950 Programme from the New Picture House Rothwell - Why Do the British drive on the Left - A Step Back in Time -
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Rowell Heritage March - April 2017 No 17
A Famous Rowellian William Timpson 1849 - 1929 - Loddington Lou - Rothwell Racecourse - Folklore, Festivals and Customs - Who Can Remember Betty Cobbley's Pantomimes - The last years of Rothwell Urban District Council at the Manor House - Incident on the Brigstock to Oundle Road - Did You Know That Rothwell Once had a Cinema - Sports day at Gladstone Street School - Rothwell Methodist Reunion Lunch Final Reminder - Dr Gibbons Remembered - A Step Back in Time - Another famous Rowellian Dr Alfred Carpenter (1825 - 1892) -
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Rowell Heritage January - February 2017 No 16
Intro from the New Editor - Methodist Church Sunday School Reunion - Local & National Events of 50 Years Ago - Heritage Centre Tearoom - A Tribute to Olive Roberts - Oxford products Rothwell Ltd - School Days at Gladstone Street During WW2 -
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Rowell Heritage November - December 2016 No 15
Hi to all Members of Rothwell Methodist Church in the 50's & 60's - Rothwell Market House - The Needlecraft of Ada Roughton - 50 Glorious Years of the Rothwell Thursday Club - My First Aquaintance with Gladstone Street School in 1947 - Rothwell Claims Health Resort Status - Rothwell Church -The Cirencester connection - A Tragedy of Two Generations news cuttings of Murder & Suicide - Rothwell Parish Church Youth Club 1972 (pic) -
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Alan Mills Tribute Edition

Rowell Heritage September - October 2016 No 14
Mr Alan John Mills (Obituary & Tribute) - Dr Gerald Gibbons OBE - Norman Richard Mason ( Obituary & Tribute) - Harvesting in Rothwell c1965 (pics) - Christine Cocksedge (Obituary) - Rothwell memories from the Archive of the Parish Church Magazine - Missile in Fox Street (pic) - I Love Music Exhibition, Kettering Museum featuring three Rothwell Musicians
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Rowell Heritage July - August 2016 No 13
Rowell fair Tart Competition 2016 - The Battle of the Somme - Remembering Frederick Barlow - Rowell Fair Pictures 2016 - Memories of a Housemaid in Rothwell in the Early 20th Century - The CND Protest Jan 1960 - Happy with Holliday (News cutting) - Mysterious Occurrences (News cutting)
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Rowell Heritage May - June 2016 No 12
Rowell fair Model Show - Rowell Fair Week - Rowell Fair Society AGM 2016 - May Garlanding - Memories of Days Gone By - Remembering Frederick Barlow - memories of Rothwell Church School - Iron ore Workings Around Rothwell - Mr Harry Cross a True Rowellian - The School Canteen in Castle Hill - The Queen Passes Through Rothwell 1982
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Rowell Heritage March - April 2016 No 11
Thanks for the Memories - Memories of Early Days in Rothwell - The Ball Family ironfounders - Ball & Son Foundry Workers in the Early 1900's - Rothwell Fire brigade 1909 (pic) - The Fire at Ball's Foundry 1913 (pic) - Memories of Rothwell (John Morley) - Childhood Memories of the Fifties - Lacemakers of Rothwell - Market Hill Boxing Day 1968 (pic) - Apostcard of bridge Street shoeing the Cosy Cafe (pic) - Errand for my Dad that Had Dire Consequences
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Rowell Heritage Jan - Feb 2016 No 10
Janet Bassett (Obituary) - The Spark that Brought Back the Memory of my 11+ - How to Get a Wife (News Cutting) - Newspaper Reports of Bad behaviour in Northamptonshire - 1937 Cartoon - New Fame Comes to Rothwell - Bridge Street 1920 (pic) - The Nunnery (date unknown (pic)) - Windmill Cottages Late 1960's (pic) - Drinking Beer from a Chamber Pot (pic) - Bird & Tree Competition at Gladstone Street School - William Austin 1903 (Obituary/ news Cutting) - Hobbies and crafts - A Dastardly Act 1882 (news cutting) - Memories of Rothwell 1918 - 1925 - A Policeman Oversees Roadworks on the High Street (pic) - William Ball & Son Foundry (pic) -
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Rowell Heritage November - December 2015 No9
Rowell Market - Cycle Ride to Visit the Graves of Rothwell Men who Died in WW1 - Collectors Corner - Rothwell Co-Op 1927 (pic) - Growing up in the 1950's - Trainspotting in the 1950's & 60's - The Eleven Plus Exam - School Additions Opened at Rothwell - Wartime Memories - Winter Tales from Rothwell Past - The call Up of Jim Smith (Dale).
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Rowell Heritage September - October 2015 No 8
Holy Trinity Church - Trevor & Diana Smith Wedding Picture - Health & Safety Warning for any Rowellian Picking Apples - One Hot summer Day at Newbottle Bridge - Gladstone Street School - Madam's Gardens - Early Picture of Bridge Street (pic) - Early Picture of Market Hill (pic) - A Sterling, A Wellington, A Hienkel and School - Bones Disappear and Come back by Post -
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Rowell Heritage July - August 2015 No7
Reflections - Janet Bassett - Nan Woolston's Corner Shop as I Remember It - Victoria Infants School, Rothwell - Rowell, Some Memories of the Early Fifties - Rothwell from a Loddington Perspective - My Memories of the Early Days of Rothwell Corinthians - The Legacy of Auntie Dick - Rowell Fair Proclamation Pictures 01/06/2015 - Rowell Fair Tart competition 2015 -
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Rowell Heritage May-June 2015 No6
Memories of the Moon Rocket - The Case of the Drunken Bell Ringer - Cross Street Fair - Rothwell Corinthians Football Club - Trip to Switzerland 1963 - A Glimpse of Rowell fair Through the Years - My First Work Experience - Music at Holy Trinity Church - Visit by Jim Dale - Letter from Jim Dale -
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The Rothwell link to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Rowell Heritage Mar - April 2015 No 5
Life Next Door to the Police Houses - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Connection to Rothwell - Air Ada - Max Scott (Obituary) - Max Scott's Blog - Rothwell Air Raid Wardens c 1942 (pic) - Butlin Cup Winners 1948 - Rothwell Camera Club - The United Reformed Church - The Ghost of Rushton Road.
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Rowell Heritage Jan- Feb 2015 No 4
A Few words from Ray Davis - Robert Denton BEM - An Interesting Character - Snow Stories from Past Centuries - The Door With Seven Locks - Memories of Taylor's Factory - Re: Trinity Centre/Sunday School Building - Tragedy of 100 Years Ago - PC Wager & his Dog - Irregular Church Clock - Rothwell Special Constables c1942 (pic).
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Rowell Heritage Nov, - Dec. 2014 No 3
Memories of Our Trinity Centre - The Coffee Tavern - Rowell Swimming Baths in the Fifties - Two Rowellians Marry - The Lords at Rowell Races - Extracts of Poems from the Book: The Village of the Well - Obit; Dorothy Hall - Our Ada - The Tin Hat (Rifle Band Club) - When it was Movie Time at the Oddfellows - Extract from the Experienced British Housekeeper.
2014 Nov.-Dec. Rowell Heritage No 03.pdf
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Rowell Heritage Sept - Oct 2014 No 2
Early Days of Gordon Street - Rowell Fote Fair in the 50's - Rowell Tart Competition 2014 - Salvation Army - Rowell & Desbru Speak - The Early Days of Gordon Street, The Shoe Factory & Walter Isaac Butlin.
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Rowell Heritage July - August 2014 No 1
Carried Home Over Fields of Snow - Perspectives - The Rowellian - 50 Years at Rowell Fair - Rothwell to Naseby - Our Ada - Over a Century of Boots & Shoes - Update on The Woolpack - Gladstone Street Junior School (pic) - Allan & Margaret Marlow Wedding (pic).
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