About The Leicester Chronicle.

  • provides a hub for individuals whom have a common interest in Leicester’s local history
  • supports Leicester’s conservation and historical research
  • to preserve local history, stories, views and opinions for posterity
  • to share stories of the Leicester’s myths, legends and paranormal activity

558806_10151345136366227_809764928_nMy name is Thomas Kirkup, I am 27 years old and I was born and raised in Leicester. I have an amazing wife and a brilliant daughter. I also have two Greyhounds, Amber and George. I am a marine engineer by trade who works away from home. I started this website because of my fascination with Leicester’s heritage and my love of history.