South Holland Life

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

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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

Jigsaw – Library

Jigsaw – Library

Click on the image below and it will take you a new screen. Online jigsaw is a new bit of fun. Here is how to make the best of them. The central box gives you a number of options. Left hand icon changes the complexity minimum 6 pieces and max 1000 Central icons...

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The Story of Group 11, Royal Observer Corps

I have recently acquired a book called  “The Story of No 11 Group” Royal Observer Corps. The book was edited by C.OBS. J. Newton Head Observer, Fox 2 Post. The book was completed in 1946.  The Observer Corp was formed in 1914 had had the role of...

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