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Minor flooding in Easter 1998 the water only came into couple of fields between Crowland and Cowbit. Source Facebook
1937 Coronation Celebrations and other Celebrations such as Maydays May Day photos, here are a few that were taken about 1971. May Day 1 - View from the bridge. May Day 2 - A picture of the May Queen and Her attendants (notice the good looking one to the right of...
Buildings today The corner of High Street & Church Street. In High Street the shop and the warehouse in Church Street was owned by Wherry & Sons who were a animal feed and seed merchants who eventually moved to new premises. When lorries were being loaded and...
Extract from Spalding Memories, Facebook. Authored by John Wakefield. Further to the mention of Robert Appleby. Not sure if you have seen this Reuben Holmes but it is an image of his shop in Spalding Market Place from 150 years ago. Would this have been number 10 or a...
A view down the river Welland showing a vessel and in the distance a building with a large chimney that would be the Holbeach Road, Hunt & Jennings Steam Bone Mill (Artificial Manure Manufacturers & Bone Chrushers) (Bones had been imported post 1815, both...
Little booklet created in the early 1960’s by Rev’d Brian Taylor, MA. and details the history of the church. click the link to read
I don't know if this has been seen on here before. I found this in the baptism records of St Mary and St Nicholas Church dated 11th April 1870. I have made an attempt to transcribe it, I think I have got most of it right. It is a very interesting account of a fire on...
The public house got its name from a crane which used to be sited on the river bank in Double St in Spalding. Most of the surrounding buildings have disappeared.
This information is extracted from 2 books by M. D. Beckett and P.R. Hemel. The books are called M & GN in Action and M & GN in Focus. Introduction - With its King's Lynn headquarters, its Melton Constable locomotive works, its beautiful golden gorse loco...
Photos taken before the central pews were removed.
Sadly long gone but this postcard shows views of this butterfly park.
An article appearing in Lincs Free Press recording the demise of the swing bridge to the right Chain Bridge Forge Bridge being removed
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