River Welland & Hunt & Jennings Steam Bone Mill

River Welland & Hunt & Jennings Steam Bone Mill

A view down the river Welland showing a vessel and in the distance a building with a large chimney that would be the Holbeach Road, Hunt & Jennings Steam Bone Mill (Artificial Manure Manufacturers & Bone Chrushers) (Bones had been imported post 1815, both...
Driver takes a wrong turning

Driver takes a wrong turning

We look back to the Spalding Guardian of 50 years ago. Lorry driver James Douglas Elmas, of 85 Gate House, Long Sutton, had a narrow escape from serious injury when his lorry left the road near Fulney church and crashed into a garden. Mr Elms was taken to the Johnson...
Spalding’s lost river

Spalding’s lost river

GEMS FROM THE ARCHIVE: A monthly column by DR MARTIN BLAKE, of the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society, looking at interesting artefacts from its museum In 1731 John Grundy Sr, a notable surveyor and hydraulic engineer, arrived in Spalding to survey the area for local...
WDIDB Report on River Welland and Crowland Flood 1947

WDIDB Report on River Welland and Crowland Flood 1947

Report of Flood 1947 within The River Welland and South Holland pt1 Report of Flood 1947 within The River Welland and South Holland pt2 Report of Flood 1947 within The River Welland and South Holland pt3 Report of Flood 1947 within The River Welland and South Holland...

Report of Flood 1947 River Welland

Report of Flood 1947 within The River Welland and South Holland pt1 Report of Flood 1947 within The River Welland and South Holland pt2 Report of Flood 1947 within The River Welland and South Holland pt3 Report of Flood 1947 within The River Welland and South Holland...