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In creating this archive we have always had a passion about recording peoples memories in South Holland. We have now created this page to provide easy access to these memories. So we hope you will enjoy and want to add more. Contact us if you would like to add your memories.

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The Down Your Way’ radio team came to Geest. Pictured are Richard Dimbleby, Charlie Fairbanks, Peter and John, according to the note my Mum has put on the back of the photograph.
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Another  couple of Geest outings, one has the names of the twelve in the photograph noted on the back. From left to right as you look at the photograph. R Rowell, A Busley, Mr Bristow, Mr Lowis, V Gr ...
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Photo of a Geest employees outing, taken in the Spalding Market Place. I can find my mother in the picture but cannot recognise anyone else. I don’t know for certain but I think the photo was taken ...
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Geest outings, one has the names of the twelve in the photograph noted on the back. From left to right as you look at the photograph. R Rowell, A Busley, Mr Bristow, Mr Lowis, V Green, B Fairbanks, Le ...
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Remembrance Day Lest We Forget: Jabez Fletcher and Rosetta Farrow (of the Farrows Peas family and we always keep a tin in the cupboard) were married at Whaplode, Lincolnshire in 1878. On the 1881 cens ...
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It was Barbara McLaren who first proposed the memorial and engaged Lutyens to design it. Mrs McLaren was a niece of Lutyens’ noted collaborator, Gertrude Jekyll, and Lutyens had already designed a h ...
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1st November 2020 marks the 160th anniversary of the birth of my great-grandfather James Carter. James was born to Edmund and Caroline Carter at 33 Double Street on 1st November 1860. The family lived ...
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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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Being strongly allergic to chlorine, I hated this place when I was a Spalding Grammar School pupil in the 1950s, because I was forced to go for weekly swimming lessons every spring.. I spent miserable ...
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“How do you spell the word ‘committee’? My questioner was Sid Franks, the editor of the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian, and this was my first-ever job interview. It was in Februar ...
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I made my somewhat premature arrival on this earth on February 13 1941, in what my mother always referred to as Spalding Myntling Home on Pinchbeck Road. Less kind souls referred to it as the Work Hou ...
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Geoff …. And is husband, husbandsman, a small farmer from South Kime in the middle 1500s. Ian ...
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Geoff Taylor and Geoff Dodd Interview on Tulip Radio Chris Carter: . . .Geoff Taylor and Geoff Dodd who are concerned with the forge in Spalding which probably many of you, myself included, know re ...
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In creating this archive we have always had a passion about recording peoples memories of life in South Holland. We have now created this page to provide easy access to these memories. So we hope you ...
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