Lowdens Farm House

Lowdens Farm House

This photograph, believed to have been taken in the 1890’s, shows William Lowden and his wife Sarah, and their nephew George William Chatterton. They are recorded in the 1891 Census for Fulney Lane, Spalding: Now the home of Unique Cottage Studio which renovated this...
Fulney Bridge and St Paul’s c 1900

Fulney Bridge and St Paul’s c 1900

  Mr Bateman commented:  I have another view of this area at the junction of Fulney Lane and Holbeach Road. It was taken in the 1890’s at the same time as the photo of Lowden’s Farm, now named Unique Cottage Studios which they have on display there. I am...
Postcard of St Paul’s Church,Fulney. Dated around 1900

Postcard of St Paul’s Church,Fulney. Dated around 1900

Real photo postcard showing a view of St Paul’s Church,Fulney. Dated around 1900. St Paul’s was built in 1878 to designs drawn up by Sir George Gilbert-Scott, known also for designing the Midland hotel at St Pancras railway station; St Paul’s was his...
Farming Life – 1920’s

Farming Life – 1920’s

The attached set of photographs have been supplied Ivan Bateman and show farming life in about 1920. The man ploughing with the standard Fordson is Alfred Bateman (my grandfather) and the field is in Fulney Lane. The four pictures of men building corn stacks and with...
Teapot Hall – Fulney

Teapot Hall – Fulney

We had a gentlemen come into the Forge on Wednesday with some lovely 1932 maps but also asking about Teapot Hall. I contacted Mr Bateman and he provided the following: Although I do not remember the actual building, I can confirm that it would have been located in...