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Church Parade

Church Parade

There are lots of postcards of church parades in the market place, especially those taken from the Corn Exchange end. This one is from a slightly more unusual view (shame it's been damaged and repaired). I love the gas lamp outside The Red Lion in the forground....

Throw back in time – Crowland

Throw back in time – Crowland

Thanks to Daniel Abbott and Cathi Elphee for the Crowland Town Photos East St, Crowland 1950'sCrowland Toilets near old vetsSing along groupBridge HardwareBelieved to be the end of the warNorth StCrowland Post Mill built 1790s worked for 100 years. Burnt down in...

George H Gray

George H Gray

Sue Gray Rhodes Found these photos whilst I had time on my hands last week.  The one of Grays shop must have been just after it opened in 1919 when it was just a small, bay windowed property. Established by my great grandfather George Henry Gray - then his son Thomas...

First Hand Account of VE Day

VE Day - The photo with this post is a first hand account of a VE Day experience in Spalding from a letter my late mother Mary Rose wrote to her future husband who was stationed in Germany.My mother lived in Spalding Road Pinchbeck and worked in the offices of a...

VE Day Celebrations – Long Sutton

VE Day Celebrations – Long Sutton

75 years ago today Long Sutton celebrated the end of world war 2 in Europe. Looking through the Civic Society archives I wondered how we could remember the occasion and looked to A History of Long Sutton by FW & BA Robinson. The Civic Society have the manuscript...

The Railway at Sutton Bridge

The Railway at Sutton Bridge

Tickets issued to the Drivers of eastbound trains approaching Sutton Bridge (M&GN) when the Cross Keys swing bridge was open. Source: Facebook Lincolnshire Railways

Spalding Station

Spalding Station

Above M&GN J4 0-6-0 no84 is in charge of a goods train passing Spalding c1936. © AW Croughton Deltic Fenman 4/5/81 55002 KOYL1 Finsbury Park to March, Spalding, Peterborough the NVR Source: Lincolnshire Railways Facebook

Goseberton Riesgate

Goseberton Riesgate

Memories from David Gray Facebook page.The Mill at Gosberton Risegate, Dobney's Mill. now Healy & Dobney's transport yard. Shop and Post Office to right of  5Bells. My parents bought shop in March 1958 and sold it in march 1976.  Previous...

William John and Beatrice Maud Auker

William John and Beatrice Maud Auker

These are photos of my Grandfather William John Auker and Grandmother Beatrice Maud Auker (nee Hicks) who lived in Drove End for many years. The first photo shows my Grandfather in his dress uniform. He volunteered for the 1st Norfolk Regiment in 1914 and I presume...

Gosberton Methodist Church

Gosberton Methodist Church

There is some doubt as to exactly where Methodist witness in this part of the circuit started, because the earliest record we have (1819) lists two preaching places 'Risegate and Gosberton’- 'Gosberton & Quadring Eeudyke'. The first certain date for a building is...

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