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Masked by the foliage its difficult to make out the changes to river bank. The cottages are still there but the warehouse has gone. On the right side completed obscured by the tree but Birch's Mill ha ...
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Lovely photo showing the barge called the Agriculture moored alongside the Black Barn or Granary. The barn no longer exists and was demolished to enable the widening of the High St in Spalding.
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Pannel boatyard was located on the river bank close to West Elloe Bridge. Pannell‘s Boat Yard In 1822. John Pannell. was landlord ofthe ‘Jolly Crispin‘ Inn. which was near Chain Bridge. and ...
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A postcard published by Beales & Son showing Ayscoughfee Hall and barges on the River Welland
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Spalding's Port Flourished In the early 18th century Spalding had a flourishing port. Barges from Spalding carried grocery goods, timber, tar and other commodities from Hull, Kings Lynn and Lincoln ...
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The following is a series of photographs which show G F Birch presence in Spalding. Click on the pictures to enlarge. Does anybody have more information or photographs of the Birch family. [gallery ...
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The photograph depicts the old warehouses on the bank of the River Welland and can also be see from Double St. Sea-going boats sailed up to the centre of Spalding until c 1914. Warehouses existed on b ...
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The boat was registered in Hull according to the caption and goes on to say that boats continued using the port of Spalding until 1930's. Does anybody know more? Can anybody identify the precise locat ...
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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 ...
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This post contains a single page from the day book of Edward Fisher. Edward Fisher was the Blacksmith at Chain Bridge Forge between 1850's to 1898. The page details the work being carried out to the L ...
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This house is originally known as the Pode Hole Inn. It was built by the Deeping Fen Commissioners around 1774 to cater for the needs of the great number of labourers employed in the draining of the F ...
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High Bridge, Spalding as seen in 1922. On the bridge are two gas lights which it had at the time. Berrills store is the tall building seen on the right of the photo.  
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Sorry picture wasn't shown in previous post. Now fixed. The pictures were painted by Edward Gentle. Click on the picture to enlarge. Jane ...
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This is a new photo that I haven't seen before. It shows the High St in Spalding (Welland House in the background, Rear of Chain Bridge Forge, the Fish and Chip shop and on the left the shop before be ...
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This is the antidote to the hot weather and reminder of what might be round the corner. The picture taken in the early 1900's from the bank opposite Gasworks key i believe and looking towards the t ...
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In this photo we see the barge "Agriculture" moored in front of the offices of Birch & Son next to the Cley Hall, High Street Spalding.  Dated early 1900's.
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This is a postcard printed by Elmit Aswell Printer of Spalding probably early 1900's. It shows High Bridge and River Welland in Spalding.
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An article by Arthur Egar about his recollections of barges on the River Welland. Click on the link to read the article.  
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A thesis on the Port of Spalding. Click on the link to read the article. AO ...
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