A Crowland Journey with the Slater family

A Crowland Journey with the Slater family

This book is based upon a unique collection of photographs assembled and preserved by John Slater of Crowland. To many the name will be familiar – Slater’s Lorries were a well-known sight in the area for many years and in the golden days of skating on the...
Spalding in 1930’s and 40s

Spalding in 1930’s and 40s

John Tippler has put some of his memories down on paper for readers to enjoy. In the 1930s and 40s, the town functioned mainly through personal contact. It showed up in various ways. There was no ‘serve yourself’ in shops, so you were always dealing with shop...
Eva Mary Allen, the early years

Eva Mary Allen, the early years

The lifestyle of a working-class family in which I grew up. I do not know if it is typical of the rest of our kind, but it may serve to explain why I became the person I am. I was born in Spalding, a smallish market town in Lincolnshire, on Friday Dec seventh...
Packing Roses at Penny Hill Nurseries Holbeach

Packing Roses at Penny Hill Nurseries Holbeach

In this photo we see a Mrs Coyne preparing rose boxes at Penny Hill Nurseries Holbeach. Postman Derek Bowell makes the collection. Nursery work was, and still is a huge part of life in South Holland. What memories do you have working in them ? Click on image to...
John Bell, Plumber of Moulton

John Bell, Plumber of Moulton

John Bell is listed as a plumber at Moulton in White’s Lincolnshire Directory, 1882. Do you know more about John, and where he lived exactly ? If so please leave a comment. Click on image to enlarge