Born in Barrington Gate, Holbeach on November 7th 1687, William Stukeley became both a medical doctor and an Anglican priest. He is perhaps best remembered for his antiquarian and archaeological research, and his ‘Itinerarium Curiosum’ is still a useful tool for local historians. Founder of the literary institution, the Brazen Nose Society.
William Stukeley’s father, Adlard Stukeley, built the Chequers Hotel in Holbeach in 1660.
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