Tonge End Sunday school and the Balderson’s

Tonge End Sunday school and the Balderson’s

Can you help Rae Stevens he is looking for information about his family?  “The older ones are of William Balderson and Suzannah Balderson nee (Wigglesworth) I believe these are my great grandad and mother. The locket is said to have her sons picture who did on...
New Book of Pubs in South Holland and Elsewhere

New Book of Pubs in South Holland and Elsewhere

I was given this lovely book which is a fully illustrated story of Easons and Fishers, their Trade a some local history.  It has a bit about brewing, licensing, drainage, Tonge End, Soames, Pubs in Tounge End, Fishers, Bourne, Whaplode Drove, Easons. Pubs in Whaplode,...
Counter Drain Station, Tongue End 1958

Counter Drain Station, Tongue End 1958

Counter Drain railway station was a remote station in Lincolnshire serving the village of Tongue End. It was on the route of the Spalding and Bourne Railway (opened 1866), later part of the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway which ran across East Anglia to the...
Grasstrack Meeting at Cley Lake

Grasstrack Meeting at Cley Lake

Held in field owned by Mr Ben Pearson it was the first of eight evening meetings staged by the Spalding and Tongue End Auto...
Day outing for Tongue End Sunday School

Day outing for Tongue End Sunday School

In this undated photo, we see the Tongue End Sunday School by the River Glen waiting to go on a barge along the Bourne Eau. Click on image to...
Counter Drain Station 1958

Counter Drain Station 1958

This photo, taken in 1958 is of the Counter Drain railway station at Tongue End. This was a remote station on the route of the Spalding and Bourne railway( later part of the M&GNR ). The station opened on the 1st August 1866. It then closed temporarily between 9...