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The Tulip Queen used to be crowned in Ayscoughfee Gardens by movie stars of the time and I used to be part of the dancers who performed on the stage. I attended ballet and tap classes in one of the do ...
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THE bulb industry came to South Holland in the late 19th century. John White was one of the pioneers
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Great postcard flower picking. Does anybody recognise where or who?
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This photo shows the loading of cut flowers onto a lorry somewhere in Spalding.  Photo dated 1951 Click on image to enlarge
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In this photo we see a Mrs Coyne preparing rose boxes at Penny Hill Nurseries Holbeach. Postman Derek Bowell makes the collection. Nursery work was, and still is a huge part of life in South Hollan ...
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Although the exact whereabouts of this field is unknown, it is said to be one of the earliest photos of Tulip fields in South Holland and dates as early 1900's If anyone knows of where this was tak ...
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What a wonderful poem this is about Tulip day in Spalding. It was written by Cecil Cook.  Cecil lived at Fir Tree House, Northgate, Pinchbeck and was a smallholder, horseman & British Legion Band ...
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The bus service ran from the Reigate. The picture below was taken in Winfrey Avenue and shows in the background "Spalding Bulb and Produce Auction" site.
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Extract from "Snippets from the life of a Spaldonian". Mr Hanson tells that a bi-product of the Tulip production was a royal visit. The Worshipful Company of Gardeners, an old city company came on ...
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Extract from "Snippets from the life of a Spaldonian". Mr Hanson describes many innovation which were brought into the production of Daffs. Today's supermarket requires demand tight green buds and rat ...
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Anybody know the year? What was the celebration?
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Does anybody recognise the location and maybe the people? Source A Short Geography of Lincolnshire.
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In this photo we see some men getting ready to load boxes of flowers onto the train at Cowbit Railway Station.  Dated as 1940's Click on image to enlarge
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