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Hannah Capstick’s Wartime Memories

My War Memories. The Forties On The Land Hannah Capstick Chapter One June 1940 My write-up has to begin one night in June 1940. Hull was being bombed the same night, the sky being lit up by heavy bombing. Dad had been taken ill a week before, and we kept vigil round his bedside. Morning…

George Stephenson, Draper – Crowle

        Lincolnshire Chronicle – Friday 22 September 1871 Declared bankrupt in 1871     The London Gazette – 11 June 1872   Nottinghamshire Guardian – Friday 19 April 1878       The London Gazette – 6 February 1883   The London Gazette – 21 December 1883      

Crowle & Ealand Heritage Society – Programme

Crowle & Ealand Heritage Society Programme 2nd Thursday in the month. 7:30pm – normally at the Community Hub, Crowle (Above the Library) Any Questions or suggestions for speakers/talks – please contact me; angus@townley.com 2017 April 13th – R100, Howden’s Airship – Kenneth Deacon May 11th – The Lost Fens – Prof Ian Rotherham June July…

Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012

Summary A programme of archaeological recording was undertaken in 2010 at st Oswald’s Church Crowle during reordering works Pew platforms in the nave and north aisle were removed and replaced with flagstones flush with the existing floors. A kitchen area was installed at the west end of the north aisle. The font was moved from…

Crowle Church as described in The History and Topography of the Isle of Axholme, Stonehouse

Crowle Church as described in The History and Topography of the Isle of Axholme, Stonehouse

THE CHURCH, DEDICATED to St. Oswald, which is of Saxon origin, contains at the west end some remains of the original fabric. There is a very ancient doorway, formed by a large stone, resting on two other large stones, having on one side, some grotesque figures, carved in a very rude manner; and on the…

St Oswald’s Church, Archaeological Recording 2012

St Oswald’s Church, Crowle, North Lincs Archaeological Recording NGR: SE 9025 2552 N Lincs Museum Accn Code: CWCY Pa report no CRPCC01-PAL 2012/21 September 2012   Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012 – Report Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012 – Appendix 1 Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012 – Appendix 2 Crowle Parish Church Archaeological…

Crowle Councils and Administration

Before 1894 Crowle like other small towns and villages had a Vestry committee to manage their local affairs. In addition, to parochial activities, such as electing church wardens the Vestry committee, which met in the vestry of the church, also carried out many of the functions we now see performed by local government. Vestry committees…