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 human and inhuman from the battlefields of Europe, all of the […]

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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 Hospital with head injuries and […]

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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 landowner the second Duke of Buccleuch. The following year the Duke became […]

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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 pt4 Report on breach of Crowland Wash Bank […]

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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 pt4

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Report on River Glen by Mr Taverner 1942

River Welland Catchment Board Letter regarding meeting to consider a Report on the River Glen by Mr. Taverner

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WDIDB Report on River Welland and Deeping Fen

Reports on R Welland and Deeping Fen pt 4 Reports on R Welland and Deeping Fen pt 3 Reports on R Welland and Deeping Fen pt 2 Reports on R Welland and Deeping Fen pt 1 Reports on R Welland and Deeping Fen map

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WDIDB Reports on River Welland 1814 to 1930

William Chapman Letter on the Projected Change of the River Welland 1814 W H Wheeler Press Cuttings from the ‘Mercury’ pt1 W H Wheeler Press Cuttings from the ‘Mercury’ pt2 W H Wheeler Press Cuttings from the ‘Mercury’ pt3 W H Wheeler Press Cuttings from the ‘Mercury’ pt4 Report R Welland Outfall 1792 Hudson Golborne […]

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