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Cornelius Vermuyden

The entry for ‘Vermuyden, Cornelius’ in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 58 by Albert Frederick Pollard states that Sir Cornelius Vermuyden had a daughter, Elizabeth who married Sir Thomas Peneystone under the name of Elizabeth Fairmedow. This is not correct and is part of the ‘Fairmedow legend’ propounded when it was noticed…

Mr Barley says in The English Farmhouse that there was enough demand for brick s in the Isle of Axholme, Lincolnshire, to encourage men to make them anywhere, anyhow. William Occarbie of Crowle was presented to the manor court in 1649 ‘for making brick s on the common and selling them out of the manor’. Barley M. W. The English Farmhouse and Cottage, Routledge, 1961

Crowle Brickworks. Site Visit 1980, 5th September

In September 1980 Ann Los visited Crowle Brickworks as it was being closed down. This is her account and photographs of her visit. Where ann has inserted text from one of the printed leaflets from the brickworks I have put this with a coloured background. Crowle Brickworks Innes Lee Industries Site Visit 1980 5th September…

Newspaper clippings for Crowle

Stamford Mercury 19 March 1819 CROWLE INCLOSURE To be SOLD by AUCTION At the house of Mrs Isle, the Darby and Joan Inn, in Crowle, on Monday the 4th day of May next, before the Commissioners for the said Inclosure; Two allotments of LAND, situate on the Carr Common, in Crowle aforesaid, containing together by…

Crowle War Memorial Inscriptions

1914-1918 Amery E.J. Allan E. Beadle H. Bellamy W. Bradley J. Brant J.W. Broderick A. Cass T. Clarke W. Cook H. Coop S. Coy C.W. Cranidge J.J. Dale G. Dale R.J. Dale T. Dempster H. Dickman R.C. Drinkall G.A Empson S. Everatt H. Eyre H. Fretwell W. Gibson E. Gilbert C. Goodman C.W. Hague W.P….