Scheduled Monument Status for Roman Fort, Lathom, Burscough Nr Ormskirk

The attached link will take you to the Historic England listing for the Roman Fort site in West Lancashire. The Trust funded a number of surveys and field walks on the site around 15 years ago after looking at earlier documented evidence of Roman activity on the fields there.   https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1470328
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Tribute to Ken Vincent

Kenneth Isaac Vincent 29 Dec 1932-20 Feb 2020 It is with great sadness that The Trustees heard of the sudden passing of our long serving Trustee Mr Kenneth Vincent at the age of 87. Kenneth was passionate about the history of Lathom and he shared some wonderful memories of Lathom with us. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this sad time. He will be a great loss to many.
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NEW PROJECT ‘A Life In Service’

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We are pleased to announce that Lathom Park Trust is undertaking a new research-based project. Entitled 'A Life In Service' the project will focus on the staff of Lathom House over the period 1725-1925. We will be researching the lives of the staff members, their families and their stories with a view to publishing the material in various formats over the coming years. The trustees are already in the process of transcribing census records in order to identify potential research subjects and ...
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Spa Roughs Update

Lathom Park Trust has finished, for this season at least, a survey of Spa Roughs, on the edge of Lathom Park. It's been a fantastic effort aided by a team of volunteers, that included students from Edge Hill University who braved all manners of weathers to discover more about Lathom's fascinating past. Not only did it mean facing the weathers, but also pitting ourselves against the vegetation. The area is woodland and there is a vast density of underbrush, more specifically rhododendrons which i...
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