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Croft Village History

The village of Croft has a varied and interesting history. There is an active Heritage Group in the village gathering that history in written, oral and picture forms. Croft Heritage Group has published a Guided Walk leaflet available in the Post Office and other businesses in the village. We are bringing out a series of articles under the heading "A History of Croft" below.

If you'd like to get involved, or submit comments, information or photos, please use the links on the Croft Home page. Or you can contribute to the Discussion Forums, linked below. You can contact the Heritage Group via croftlv@gmail.com

Heritage Group - events & meetings

To get the latest programme of meetings please email croftlv@gmail.com

Heritage Group Projects include:

  • The group are currently gathering and collating original build dates for the houses in Croft.
  • A programme of recording oral history of the village is in progress. Please get in touch if you feel you can contribute. croftlv@gmail.com
  • A project was recently completed to present a display on our village history in the old red telephone kiosk near the pub (the kiosk is now in the care of the Parish Council).

Discussion Forums

If you would like to ask a question or contribute to a Discussion Forum relating to Croft click here. Many of the existing forums relate to the history of the village, often people researching family history.


Series : A History of Croft

Resources and help

  • Some links on Croft History

    Links to articles on some interesting points in the history of Croft parish, village, hill, quarry & pre-history.

  • Listed Buildings & Conservation Area
  • Oral History

    This page contains some recorded memories of people from the village of Croft.

  • Family History

    This page provides resources for people researching their family tree in the village and includes a useful guide, created by the Record Office, including a lit of records available for Croft.


Useful Information