This page is set up to record today’s changes to the business community. We will attempt to create a gallery of photos showing the before and after. Maybe collecting todays changes which will become tomorrow history for viewers of this page in 10 years time. However will you send me pictures of changes to your […]
This book is based upon a unique collection of photographs assembled and preserved by John Slater of Crowland. To many the name will be familiar – Slater’s Lorries were a well-known sight in the area for many years and in the golden days of skating on the Lincolnshire Fens the family was legendary. The story […]
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 livery and its glorious mixture of second-hand rolling stock […]
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 assistants (or owners) and got to know them […]
Probably a lot of you will know the Old Raven’s Clough Pub in Holbeach Fen. I research House Histories, and Family trees and this one was a fascinating one to write. This is the redacted version as it is actually 40 pages long! I hope it will bring back a few memories for those who […]
Victoria Street, Spalding. Photographs taken April 1985 when it closed Property owned by Mrs Murrell of Wisbeach, widow of former owner. Until 1985 business owned and operate by Mr Ray Clow. Purchased in 1985 by Bun’s Bakery and used to extend bakery and additional storage Can anyone add memories of Murrells ????
This article is written by Zoe Myall for Spalding Guardian In the third of our series of features focussing on the people behind some of our area’s famous names, this time we look at the ‘Winfrey’ family. Winfrey Park, in Long Sutton, takes the family’s name, as does Winfrey Avenue in Spalding. The Winfreys were […]