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Current Research Projects

Phoenix, an early locomotive on the Leicester and Swannington railway

Leicester and Swannington Railway
Keith Drury

ladies short boot, early 20th century

Leicestershire Boot & Shoe Industry
David Holmes

Our research projects usually result in publication in our Bulletin. Some recent projects are also available on CD. We also make films.
See our Publications here.
See our Films here.


The projects shown on this page
are still in progress. Publication
details will be announced when
the projects are finished.


old wall at Tubes of Desford factory with company name painted on it.

Tubes of Desford
John Briggs