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Tiddy Mun was a legendary bog spirit in Lincolnshire, England, who was believed to have the ability to control the waters and mists of The Fens of South Lincolnshire and The Carrs of North Lincolnshir ...
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Dr. Edwards who brought my Mum into the world in Whaplode Drove 1931. The writing on the back says that Tim Rice's Dad was the previous Doctor! Thought she must mean Sir Tim Rice so looked into his an ...
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My Grandparents Laurina (Fletcher) and Charles Crockett moved to Willowdene, Whaplode Drove, which is next door to Broadgate House. The photos are 1948 and 1983. When my Grandma was widowed she met Wi ...
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Moulton Seas End Village Hall. Built in the 19th Century as a Mission Church cum Village School. Queen Victoria donated £1 towards the buildng of this Mission Church which included living for a Pri ...
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Newspaper extract.- Decorated vehicle class won by the Black Lane and Limewalk allotment holders at the Lincolnshire horse show at Long Sutton in aid of the Red Cross agriculture fund. 1945. Sourc ...
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John Tippler has put some of his memories down on paper for readers to enjoy. In the 1930s and 40s, the town function ...
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Mosquito bite reminded me of the days when opium was used regularly. Last week my wife complained that she had been b ...
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FOLKLORE ON FRIDAY - The Tale of the Holbeach Gamesters Once upon a time, not so long ago, decks of cards were referred to as "the Devil's picture-books", for card games lead to gambling, and gambl ...
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LOOKING BACK: By Long Sutton and District Civic Society The River Nene between Wisbech and the Wash is today a very different place to the wide muddy wetland that existed prior to the 1830s ...
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This photo was taken in 1952 at the top of St Paul's Road. St Paul's Estate was still being built when we moved to Holbeach Rd right next to West Elloe bridge, from Bedford Place, after my Mom had rem ...
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What were your memories????
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Found this today on eBay it comes from a collection of Wine and Spirits Edicts for sale. it refers to a Gosberton man called David Crosby. He was fined £50 for drunkenness and trying to walk on the ...
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Last night i went to the Gosberton & District Local History Society and they made extremely welcome. Talks on a range of subjects. Next meeting is in August. But can anyone help with this photogr ...
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I have searched high and low for a picture of kids cart or trolley to explain to my grandchildren what we did when we were kids. Here is a fantastic example in the photo. Would love to get your rec ...
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Gleaning is the act of collecting leftover crops from farmers' fields after they have been commercially harvested or on fields where it is not economically profitable to harvest. This was a method of ...
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This is the second of a number of extracts taken from the book Spalding in the Sixties and Seventies (1860 & 70’s) by F Ridlington.
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This is the first of a number of extracts taken from the book Spalding in the Sixties and Seventies (1860 & 70's) by F Ridlington. 
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These photographs are from the Historic England website They charge for copies of these pictures. So i have created a link to their webpage so that they can be shared on our website. To view the im ...
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