Know Your History

Ryton on Dunsmore has its very own history group, why not pop along and get to know more about where you live.
Ryton History Groups diary for the 1st six months of 2019 as follows:-
March 22nd AGM – Speaker to be confirmed
April 26th Anne Langley, secretary of the Stretton on Dunsmore History Society, author of Victorian Village Life, Brandon Silk Mill, Warwick County Asylum and Joseph Ashby’s Victorian Warwickshire, will be showing us early photographs of Rugby and surrounding villages (ca 1900)
May 15th Trip Duke of Buccleuch’s residence Boughton House is a country house, in Kettering, Northamptonshire. Part of an estate of 11,000 acres, it is one of the seats of the Duke of Buccleuch, and famed for its beauty, its collections, and the fact it has survived virtually unchanged since the 17th century. While possessing a medieval core, its exterior evokes an opulent French chateau, causing it to be termed The English Versailles. Only open to members of the History Group.
May 24th Workshop for School & Church exhibition.
June 7th School Fete
June 28th David Fry Author of numerous pictorial books including Victorian and Edwardian photographic postcards, studied at Leicester University in Historical Studies. Talks about Coventry Top Shops. Watchmakers and Ribbon Weavers
June 29th Church Fete
We hope you will join us this year and help support your history group, preserving Ryton’s rich and historical heritage. For more information, contact Steve Garrett, on 07587699234 or email
Admission £15 per annum or £2.00 on the night.