Bringing Them Home

Bringing Them Home



          The Village Memorials

Here in Wymeswold, the village has remembered its sons, with memorials in St Mary's church, in the Methodist church, and in the Memorial Hall - itself our War Memorial.

Right:the Memorial scroll in St Mary's

Below: the Memorial Plaque in the Methodist church


The new Memorial Plaque outside the Memorial Hall












About the Author



 (In the Blue Mountains of NSW, Australia, 2017)




Ivor Perry originates from Somerset, but has lived in the Wymeswold area since 1979. 

His first degree was in English, from Jesus College Cambridge. He then went on to gain a B.Phil in Social Work (Exeter, 1975) and a Master’s in Business Administration (Loughborough 1997). He is now studying for a Ph.D. in Religion and WW1 at Durham University. He has worked as a Probation Officer, Sales Manager, and Lecturer in Information Systems and is now (busily) retired. He has 2 sons and 4 grandchildren.

E-mail: [email protected]

About the Wolds Historical Organisation (WHO)

The WHO was founded in 1987.  Since then, it has supported and publicised local history with talks, walks, and a number of publications such as A Portrait of Wymeswold and the Wymeswold Field Walking Survey. Its website ( provides a valuable source of information about Wymeswold and the neighbouring villages of the Leicestershire Wolds.

Contact details:   Bob Trubshaw (Chair)       

E-mail              [email protected]


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