Welcome to the Repton Village History Group.
Here you will find a description of the RVHG, including a brief outline of the activities of the group and details of many of the interesting historical facts associated with this ancient community.
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Here is a series of articles about the industries and trades which used to exist in Repton.
|Basket Making||Repton was once famous for basket making and osier beds (for the raw material) still exist.|
|Taylor’s Shop||A brief history of the grocers shop, now the Jaipur restaurant.|
|Repton Steam Laundry||How washing was done in the village prior to electric machines.|
|Repton Gas Works||Before gas was piped in from further a field, Repton had its own gas works.|
|Clockmakers of Repton||Describing the manufacture of clocks in the village|