NEW Extracts from Trade Directories

NEW Extracts from Trade Directories

Extracts from Trade Directories Spalding and Surrounding area 1828 to 1919. Click here to view   read more

Extracts from Trade Directories – Spalding and Surrounding area

Were your family Trades people? Why not look them up in the attached Trade Directories an extract from the University of Leicester collection covering 1828 to 1919 Pigots 1828 Crowland Deepings Donington Holbeach Spalding extract Sutton and surrounds Post Office... read more

Trade Directory entries for Blacksmiths in Spalding

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South Holland Life – Genealogy

Genealogy Explore and discover the history of the people who lived and worked in South Holland. Explore South Holland’s people and places People Ayscoughfee Photo Collection View Details Places Ayscoughfee Photo Collection View Details Transport Ayscoughfee... read more
J Wilkinson of Spalding

J Wilkinson of Spalding

James Finister asks if anybody knows of company called J Wilkinson of Spalding. Their name appears on the front of this range. In 1905 & 9 Trade Directories they indicate a Joseph Wilkinson was a wholesale & retail ironmonger, cycle agent & repairer &... read more
George Williams  Ironmonger of Crowland

George Williams Ironmonger of Crowland

This photo shows the shop of George Williams the Ironmongers of East Street, Crowland.  The photo is dated as early 1900’s which i believe is not long after the shop opened as i cannot find a George Williams listed in any trade directories pre 1900. Can anyone... read more

Recollection of life around the Forge

This section of the website we are going to capture local peoples recollections. These recollections will form either documents, oral history or videos and by following the links below you will be able to access them. Chain Bridge Forge and the Local Bakery by Keith... read more
The Five Bells Inn, Money Bridge, Pinchbeck

The Five Bells Inn, Money Bridge, Pinchbeck

Money Bridge being so called presumably because it was a Toll Bridge at one time. This was another local Inn where one family held the licence for a considerable number of years. Edwin and Mary Jacklin are shown in the 1871 census and again in 1881 with their six... read more
The Bell Inn, Church St., Pinchbeck

The Bell Inn, Church St., Pinchbeck

There are literally hundreds of Inns and Public Houses named “The Bell” in the UK, many of the earlier ones were usually nearest to the parish church or cathedral. The photograph on the right and below were taken between 1900 and 1905. The Bell is mentioned just over... read more
The Ship Inn, Pinchbeck

The Ship Inn, Pinchbeck

The Ship Inn, Pinchbeck The first record we have of The Ship Inn is in 1851 when it was regarded as being in Knight Street because the Approach hadn’t yet been built. James Stubley aged 42 was the Victualler, Caroline his wife was 29, with sons John (9), Robert... read more