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Janet’s Love of family history

19th September 2022 | Community, People

Kibworth resident Janet Davis is passionate about family history and sharing her research experience. Her love affair with her family’s past began 25 years ago, when she recalled that her Nan remembered having had a brother. Her Nan was born in a workhouse, where she was left orphaned. Years later, Janet delved into the mystery and established that there had indeed been a brother.

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Roy Bills

19th September 2022 | People

On 26 June, a special service was held at Kibworth Methodist Church to celebrate Roy Bills’ 70 years’ service as a Methodist Local Preacher. Although Roy, aged 93, recently stepped down from leading services, he is still an active and much-loved member of Kibworth Church.

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Family History Help

19th September 2022 | People

My wife was born a Carter and I have traced back her family tree to the marriage of one William Carter to a widow, Jane Beasley (nee Webster) in St Wilfrid’s Church, Kibworth on 27 November 1797. 

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Norman Norledge


13th September 2022 | People

Thanks to Suzanne Clampin who provided this photo of the charming 97 years young Norman Norledge. She says we were playing tennis in Kibworth and Norman asked us to take his photo on the newly laid path at the recreation ground. Norman is a local lad and Kibworth resident and will enjoy the path on his walks from home to Ivy Joy’s teashop!

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New tresurer for the Kibworth Grammar School Hall Committee

4th July 2022 | Clubs and Societies, Community, People

The trustees are pleased to announce that we finally have a treasurer to join us on the committee of KGSH. Welcome Geraldine Burns who has lived in the village for a couple of years now and is keen to become more involved in village life.  Geraldine will be co-opted as a trustee at a special meeting. We are sure that she will be a great asset to our team.  Whilst the hall is busy, we still have some slots available. Kelly, our Hall Officer, is ready to take your call on 0116 2796389, whether it is for an exercise class or some other event or function.

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