Billesdon, Leicestershire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Billesdon and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Living At The White Hall Billesdon C 1972 1979

We moved to the White Hall when I was 2, almost 3, and my sister was 5 weeks old!  It was a wonderful house to grow up in - lots and lots of space, inside and out, and were were fortunate enough to have ponies and dogs etc. .. an idyllic childhood!  I remember the huge walled ...Read full memory

A memory of Billesdon by Emma Lack

My Grandparents Kitty Reg Nichols By Elaine Waterfield Nee Merrikin

My Mum Valerie Merrikin, nee Nichols, was born next to the old pub (recently knocked down) in Skeffington. Grandad Nichols worked at the hall and got the sack because he picked up some wood in the ground for a fire. This meant they lost their home and had to go and live ...Read full memory