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Manor of Crowle Documents in Lincolnshire Archive

As reported in the Archivist’s Report 28 March 1952 – 24 March 1953 – https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/upload/public/attachments/551/REPORT4.pdf MANOR OF CROWLE Descent of the manor In the Domesday Survey the manor of Crowle was held by the Abbot of St. German of Geoffrey de Wirce the tenant-in-chief. There was arable, meadow and woodland there, also fisheries and there were sokelands…

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel – Stone-laying ceremony

Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Tuesday 24 May 1904 LINCOLNSHIRE. NEW CHAPEL FOR CROWLE. STONE-LAYING CEREMONY. The stone-laying ceremony in connection with the new Wesleyan Church, at Crowle, in course erection The stone-laying ceremony in connection with the new Wesleyan Church, at Crowle, in course erection near the site from which the old building has been…

Heritage Open Days 2017

Saturday 9th September  2017 A mini-bus day-trip to look at what remains of the various drainage schemes in the Isle of Axholme from Cornelius Vermuyden’s  original 17th century works to those of Smeaton and Rennie of the 19th century. Meet at Potts Lane car park, Crowle. DN17 4DT 10:00am We expect to finish at around…

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…