Murrells Printing Works

Murrells Printing Works

Victoria Street, Spalding. Photographs taken April 1985 when it closed  Property  owned by Mrs Murrell of Wisbeach, widow of former owner. Until 1985 business owned and operate by Mr Ray Clow. Purchased in 1985 by Bun’s Bakery and used to extend bakery...

LOOKING BACK: By Tim Machin of Long Sutton District Society

Mosquito bite reminded me of the days when opium was used regularly. Last week my wife complained that she had been bitten during the night by a mosquito. She seems to attract them, which is good for me as it means that when she is around I usually escape the itchy...
Fourth Extract – Exit the Jolly Miller

Fourth Extract – Exit the Jolly Miller

This is the fourth extracts taken from the book, Spalding in the Sixties and Seventies (1860 & 70’s) by F Ridlington. The miller used to be a much more important and valuable member of the community than he is today. I refer to the owners of windmills, of which...
Sheddy’s catches fire in 1930’s

Sheddy’s catches fire in 1930’s

Fish and chip shops were notorious for catching fire. The picture shows Turner’s Central Fish Cafe as it was known originally with Fire Engine outside in the 1930’s Picture from Fenland Families by Rex Sly