HOLBEACH HIGH CR0SS

HOLBEACH HIGH CR0SS

Cover picture is a copy of Stukeley’s original drawing Lincolnshire Notes & Queries. Volume 4 No 26 – page 33 – April 1894 NOTES. HOLBEACH HIGH CR0SS.—The scholarly author of Murray’s Handbook for Lincolnshire, in his brief description of Holbeach,...
Incised Slab at Crowland Abbey

Incised Slab at Crowland Abbey

Extract from Lincolnshire Notes and Queries Volume 1 – dated Jan 1888 to Oct 1889 page 225 INCISED SLAB AT CROWLAND ABBEY.-— The tower of this Abbey has been steadily giving way through much the same cause that imperilled the safety of the west front, so...
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

FOLKLORE ON FRIDAY – Twelfth Night Well dear friends, Christmas is over for another year and most of us now are picking up the threads of our usual routines. Now many complain that Christmas is far too overblown these days and seems to take up more and more time...
The Tale of the Holbeach Gamesters

The Tale of the Holbeach Gamesters

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 gambling leads to damnation. And there have been...
Spalding Free Meeting House

Spalding Free Meeting House

The first photograph shows Spalding Friends at Spalding Meeting House before renovations carried out by Henry and Christine Burtt. The photo was taken in 1963. Courtesy of Spalding Meeting and Kenneth Barker. The building originally built in 1805 and completely...