South Holland Life

South Holland Life archive brings together a wealth of information to bring the history of the district to life.

Explore South Holland Life

Discover South Holland’s fascinating past

Learn more about the people, places and events that have shaped the South Holland of today. From the drainage of the Fens and the famous Flower Parade, to the historic churches and the everyday lives and work of the people who lived here, the South Holland Life brings the past to life through a growing archive of articles, documents, photographs and first-person recollections.

Whatever your interest, you are bound to find something relevant in our archive.

Just enter your search term, such as a geographic area you are interested, to start exploring, or use the category dropdown.

Self-Guided Tours

Explore the area and follow one of our self-guided tours of places of interest.

360° tour of South Holland

We have used a Ricoh Camera camera to create a number spherical views of South Holland and by linking these spheres a tour of building or location can be created. 

External Resources

Some of the other resources we have found which explore South Holland’s past.

Latest from South Holland Life

Learning Curve – Digital Studio

A new digital studio offering people the chance to try out state of the art technologies is to open in Spalding town centre. Learning Curve is a collaboration between Chain Bridge Forge Museum’s innovation centre and Ark ICT Solutions and will offer a range of digital...

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British Sugar plc Spalding 1925 – 1994 – Origins

In Memory of Spalding Factory The place and some of the people. Spalding was originally built in 1925 as the third Anglo-Scottish Beet Sugar Corporation factory; the first factory being Colwick (Nottingham) and the second Kidderminster. Subsequently three more...

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