Combining in 1959

Combining in 1959

Spalding Guardian Nostalgia Gosberton Risegate resident Mark Joy has sent us this picture of wheat being combined in 1959. Mark says: “My Dad, Gus Joy, is driving the lorry and Fred Wilson is operating the combine. “They were working (and did for many years) for...
Life at School – 1886 – Gosberton Hall School

Life at School – 1886 – Gosberton Hall School

This little note book was donated by one of our contributors and we believe it was owned by Edward Jackson Watson and it documents his school life in 1886 at Gosberton Hall School. He was a boarder and started his day at 6.15am and he was supposed to asleep at...
Gosberton Baptist Church

Gosberton Baptist Church

Gosberton Baptist Church was founded in 1666, a year better known for the discovery by Isaac Newton that a prism could split light into its constituent colours; the death of Dutch painter Frans Hals; and the devastating Great Fire of London. It was also the year when...