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A few photos from Robert BESTER’s collection marking the occasion 9 years ago when we formally opened Chain Bridge Forge as a museum. These photos show Geoff Dodd who used to own the Forge and is re ...
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A Farrier makes and fits shoes to horses, a trade which was central to daily life before motorised transport. Properly shoeing horses is an important responsibility, as it prevents damage to horses’ ...
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I have this photograph of the Wharf Street blacksmiths, with a Wheelwright, Mr R Rowe. This is taken at the side, the blacksmiths, where horses were shod was on the Wharf Street. I remember as a lad w ...
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James Bailey Senior who was a Blacksmith in West Street, Crowland. Photo dated 1880’s ...
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This book is based upon a unique collection of photographs assembled and preserved by John Slater of Crowland. To many the name will be familiar - Slater's Lorries were a wel ...
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This photograph was taken from David Gray Facebook page and it shows the High St in Spalding about 1930s is the guess. What it also appears to show is flag pole on the river ...
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This lovely photograph shows Geoff Dodd at work building one of the first Flower Parade float's built outside Chain Bridge Forge. The photograph probably dates from around 1960.
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These photographs were taken at Chain Bridge Forge in Spalding.George Robert Dodd initially purchased the Forge, his son Banks (Jim) Dodd and the third generation Geoff Dodd. [gallery columns="2" s ...
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The Last Blacksmith in Crowland.
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A locally-made horseshoe bearing the name of South Holland District Council Leader Gary Porter has taken pride of place on the walls of Oakham Castle, to mark a celebratory event. Lord Porter was s ...
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Holland County Council workmen retarmacing Reform St. Near junction with South St. The picture was taken in the 1920's when the building behind the steamroller was a Blacksmith shop, owned by Bill ...
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As part of a visit to Charnwood Museum in Loughborough that incidentally is lovely museum and is set in a beautiful park which is a real credit to the town. We found this snippet of information.
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This story was told to me at this year's Heckington Show. It's a wonderful story. I hope my memory has done the story justice. William The Conqueror decided to find who was the best craftsman in th ...
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Blacksmiths from Weston Hills. Arthur Stainsby and Bill Barnes about 1950
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