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John Meads, 46 Bridle Road, Burton Latimer. NN15 5QP
Burton Latimer Heritage Society was formed in 2000 to promote an interest in the history of Burton Latimer and its people. Its formation was prompted by a gift of £2000 by Weetabix Ltd to Burton Latimer Town Council to refurbish a room in the council offices at ‘The Poplars', High Street, for use as a small museum, later to be known as the Heritage Room...
It was felt that the museum would be best managed by a group of volunteers, rather than the Town Council, and a public meeting was called to gauge support. It was a successful meeting and the Burton Latimer Heritage Society was formed. In October that year the Heritage Room Museum opened with its first exhibition and continued to mount exhibitions, at first three times a year and subsequently twice a year...
The history and heritage of Burton Latimer in Northamptonshire, with details of the people, buildings and organisations which have created it