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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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During the War, Ayscoughfee provided a home to Belgian Refugee families. Rev. Prior Clement Tyck, a Roman Catholic Priest of Belgian Nationality was one of the first people to travel to London to welc ...
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I saw a similar post recently and remembered this one with my grandfather, RSM Albert Smith (right), who also served for a short time in the Spalding Home Guard. This photo is from 1952, Albert was 79 ...
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An original platoon postcard Eric Munton - 1st row standing - Far right - Second one in ...
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The group portrait was taken on Sutton Bridge in 1914.   ...
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DR KATHERINE STORR
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Spalding Home Guard, Grandad Popple in the middle outside the Drill Hall on Haverfield Rd ...
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Spalding patrol details wanted A grandson of another member of the World War 2 secret army is also seeking more information about the Spalding patrol. Working in conjunction with www.britishresist ...
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Thanks to Roy Ashton continuing the theme from yesterday, here is a memory from Bruce Robinson. The photographs attached show some of the many people who stepped up to protec ...
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75 years ago today Long Sutton celebrated the end of world war 2 in Europe. Looking through the Civic Society archives I wondered how we could remember the occasion and looke ...
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I have recently acquired a book called  “The Story of No 11 Group” Royal Observer Corps. The book was edited by C.OBS. J. Newton Head Observer, Fox 2 Post. The book was ...
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This year will mark 75 years since the the European element of World War 2 came to an end, this article is from January 1945 and was a regular feature in the Spalding G ...
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Here's another article from 1945 in relation to local service people on active service in World War 2, I personally knew Ray Barsley due to being a good friend of his son - d ...
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The book tells the story of Eric Houldershaw who was born in Hundred Fen, Gosberton Clough, Spalding and spent 50 years in agriculture there. Moving into Spalding in retireme ...
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This medal was issued in 1920 to soldiers returning from WW1.
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