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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...
Sue Hill sent these pictures. They were in her grandmothers collection and her grandmother was born in Sutton St Edmunds. Does anyone recognise the location of the pictures?
It was built in the 18th century for Mr George Worrall a local Solicitor who died there in 1771 at the age of 49. At the beginning of the 19th century it was lived in by another Solicitor a Mr Carter. In the 1930s it was the home of the Pennington family , it...
This picture is approx 1966 at Little London opposite the phone box facing towards BP garage. Knipes house and Dacks bungalow have not been built yet. The white house was demolished to build Knipes house set back from footpath. I belive where the railings are in the...
This is St Nicholas Chapel, Whykam which is from a print from June 1835, sculpted by W Watkins and published by J Saunders of London and Lincoln. The chapel was built in 1311 and has been in this state since the roof collapsed in 1782. 1950's1950's
Engraving of Whaplode Church. Dated 1842
queen victorias diamond jubilee celebrations tues 22nd june 1897 at the drill hall Spalding
It has written on the back “Baltzer (Riga) unloading timber, Sutton Bridge. 1897”
The sequence above uses a 360 degree camera to photograph the inside of the building and then link together to create a tour. Click on the icon to start the tour. Further icons give more information or expanded photograph. Best viewed in 'full screen'. The church can...
George and Stella Howden, leaving the Savoy for the last time after grandad retired. I believe around 1972….
A photo of Spalding Fire Station when it was in Station Street, 1931. This building was badly damaged by fire from a neighbouring shop, 'westcombes' on February 10th 1930. It was then left as an eyesore.
Published by E.R. Swain of Holbeach, a lovely postcard of Gedney Dyke Mill. Sent in 1906 by Mr. J.W. Munson of the Mill House, to Mr. Cott, wheelwright, Kirton. Posted from Old Holbeach
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