Joe Arnold

Joe Arnold

Joe Arnold who was a barber in a shop oposite the Ship Abion pub in Albion Street, the other side of the passage that went to Chain Bridge from the present barbers. John Young – Freddy Cross he had the shop the other side of passage in the sixties for 30/40...
Station Street – Spalding

Station Street – Spalding

Source John Decamp Lawerence Carter – My great-great aunt Dora Parkinson had a tobacconists shop here.
South Hollanders on War Service

South Hollanders on War Service

This year will mark 75 years since the the European element of World War 2 came to an end, this article is from January 1945 and was a regular feature in the Spalding Guardian. What caught my eye was the situation in regards to the Hallam family which no doubt was...
Fought in North Africa and Italy

Fought in North Africa and Italy

Here’s another article from 1945 in relation to local service people on active service in World War 2, I personally knew Ray Barsley due to being a good friend of his son – does anyone know of the other people shown in the photo? (Credit Lincs Free...