Church Parade

Church Parade

There are lots of postcards of church parades in the market place, especially those taken from the Corn Exchange end. This one is from a slightly more unusual view (shame it’s been damaged and repaired). I love the gas lamp outside The Red Lion in the forground....
Throw back in time – Crowland

Throw back in time – Crowland

Thanks to Daniel Abbott and Cathi Elphee for the Crowland Town Photos East St, Crowland 1950’sCrowland Toilets near old vetsSing along groupBridge HardwareBelieved to be the end of the warNorth StCrowland Post Mill built 1790s worked for 100 years. Burnt down in...

First Hand Account of VE Day

VE Day – The photo with this post is a first hand account of a VE Day experience in Spalding from a letter my late mother Mary Rose wrote to her future husband who was stationed in Germany.My mother lived in Spalding Road Pinchbeck and worked in the offices of a...
VE Day Celebrations – Long Sutton

VE Day Celebrations – Long Sutton

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 looked to A History of Long Sutton by FW & BA Robinson. The Civic Society have the manuscript...
Jigsaw – Library

Jigsaw – Library

Click on the image below and it will take you a new screen. Online jigsaw is a new bit of fun. Here is how to make the best of them. The central box gives you a number of options. Left hand icon changes the complexity minimum 6 pieces and max 1000 Central icons...
Bulbs in Britain

Bulbs in Britain

This book written by R C Dobbs and covers the a century of growing bulbs. The book was published in 1983 and tells the story of bulb growing in Britain, Its origins, Growth, Organisation and Achievements with a glimpse of some of the people involved. Contents Preface...