Friday 18th January, 8 pm, Lighthorne Village Hall
Local coin collector, Colin Clay, will give a Powerpoint presentation including examples of coins from every monarch’s reign from William the Conqueror onwards. He will explain moneyers, mintmarks, runic letters and Latin inscriptions. Also referenced will be the siege coins of the British Civil Wars, the Industrial Revolution and coins used in the British Empire.
Friday 22nd March 2019, 7.30 pm, Lighthorne Village Hall
Memories, documents and catalogues of the sale and break up of the Compton Verney Estate, including some properties in Lighthorne.
Sunday 12th May 2019, time to be anounced, Lighthorne Village Hall
You are cordially invited to tea and cake, during the afternoon. Images of old Lighthorne will be projected onto a screen and documents from our archive will be on view. The older village residents will be invited to recall their memories of the village in “the old days”.
Friday 15th November 2019, 8 pm, Lighthorne Village Hall
Warwickshire was a “front line” county during the Civil Wars and the Loss Accounts, submitted by the local inhabitants, handwritten by the local constable, were a vehicle to express their grievances and losses suffered as a result of the wars and a means for the Government to hold its own soldiers, commanders and officials to account. Here of the deprivations and taxes suffered by Lighthorne residents.