Halls, Houses and Hovels

December 27, 2009

An Upstairs/Downstairs view of the wealthy PACKE family and their tenants in the village of Great Glen, Leicestershire. Described from the arrival of Charles William Packe in 1837 to the present day. This involved research all available documents and talking to the ‘oldest inhabitants’ and other residents of the village. Looks at role of the Packes as Lords of the Manor in relation to the homes of their tenants and other residents of the village including descriptions of the conditions of the framework knitters who lived in the village.

Price: £14.99 from Heather MacDermid Tel. 0116 259 2932 (if outside UK +44 116 259 2932 ) or email hmacd@airpost.net

Copies can also be obtained from Leicester University Bookshop and The Post Office in Great Glen.

  • Title: Halls, Houses and Hovels. The Packes in Great Glen, Leicestershire.
  • Author: Heather MacDermid
  • Paperback: 204 pages
  • Published: June 15, 2005
  • Publisher: Cordee
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1904207367
  • Category: History


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