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South Holland Miscellany

South Holland Miscellany

Stuart Henderson just started a long term project to author and illustrate a series of articles on South Holland. The information is available on his Facebook South Holland Miscellany) page and will be replicated on this site. Comment on his Facebook page or this...

Whaplode

Whaplode

Views of Whaplode showing the Ram Inn and Mill. Jane Sismey Roberts writes - My Uncle was landlord of the Ram Inn and bought it from Watney Manns brewery when it closed. He lived in it until mid eighties. There names were Jack Sismsey, his wife Rose and children...

Memories of the 1930s railways in Spalding

Memories of the 1930s railways in Spalding

John Tippler has put some of his memories down on paper for readers to enjoy. In the 1930s, crossing the King’s Road footbridge, which spanned the 13 tracks of the shunting yard, was a small boy’s delight. There were usually several shunting engines at work,...

Spalding Waterways 1930 ish

This week, John Tippler talks about the waterways of Spalding. Spalding’s main river is, of course, the Welland, whose town section we now know as a pleasant, but passive, feature of the town.It was not always so passive. In the 1930s and earlier 40s it was still...

Spalding in 1930’s and 40s

Spalding in 1930’s and 40s

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...

Sutton St Edmunds

Sutton St Edmunds

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?

Harrington House, Broad St

Harrington House, Broad St

 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...

Little London 1966’s

Little London 1966’s

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...

St Nicholas, Whykam

St Nicholas, Whykam

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

Tour of St Margret’s Church Quadring

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...

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