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Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society
Founded 1855

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History of the Society

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Thomas Ingram (1810-1909) founder secretary of the Society

A history of the Society was published in 1955 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Society and some copies of this are still available.

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Professor W G Hoskins

To mark the 150th anniversary of the Society, Robert Rutland has researched and written a detailed history of the LAHS from 1855 to 2005. Copies can be bought and details can be found under occasional publications.