House History

Bourne Villa

Sales details from 1886 James Wilson appears to have been the first Miller; 1868 – Post Office Directory – Wilson James, Corn Miller 1872 – Whites Directory – Wilson Jas., Corn Miller. Steam mill & flour dealer. Cross Street 1885 – Whites Directory – Wilson James. Corn miller. Steam mill. It would appear that he…

Owlett Hall

Owlett Hall

Owlett Hall House History Owners John Godchild Cundall Alfred W Cundall Hull Daily Mail – Friday 17 May 1918 Mr T M Barlow Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer – Friday 28 November 1924 Lincolnshire Echo – Thursday 17 December 1931   Mr J Oxenforth   Mr Herbert S Blackbourn – Bought 1947 Yorkshire Post and…

47 High Street

After restoration in 2014.   The listing for the building describes it as being built in the early to mid 19th century and it was described by Pevsner as a very unusual survival. It appears to have been bought by Thomas Lightfoot in 1826, and in his admission to the Manor of Crowle, the property was…

House History – Oswald House, Church Street

    1738 Manorial Surveys The green/blue coloured section shows the bequest by Richard Clark in 1721. At foundation the scholars were 32. The master was paid £32 plus an allowance for coals. Later scholars were increased to 50, masters’s salary also £50. Later the schoolroom fell down and the church vestry was used. Mr. Thomas…

Windsor

Windsor is a small hamlet within Crowle, just off Windsor Lane. It is the derivation for the names of Windsor Road, Windsor Crescent and Windsor Lane itself. Before the construction of the houses on Windsor Road it was quite a distinct settlement from Crowle itself.   The small hamlet of Windsor is within the plot…

Snowdrop Villa, Wharf Road.

Snowdrop Villa, Wharf Road – Bill Goldthorp   Old Ordnance Survey Map overlaid over current aerial view. A. Snowdrop Villa. B. Fold yard and farm buildings. C. Stack Yard. This farm and much of its land disappeared under a housing development sometime in the 1980s. It was opposite numbers 44 and 46 Avondale, Wharf Road,…

Peat Moss Villas

On the deposited plans, dated 1865 and 1866 for two un-built railways Peat Moss Villas are described as being under construction in 1865 and partly occupied in 1866. Peat Moss Villas are mentioned in both the 1891 and 1901 Census. – details attached. The row of cottages is marked on the 1890 OS Map but…

George Stovin & Justice Hall Lane

George Stovin & Justice Hall Lane

According t the following article, Justice Hall was built in 1728 by George Stovin – the antiquary and was so named because he was a magistrate – this has nothing to do with the Manor of Crowle. A search of possible sources provides an answer in “Lincolnshire notes and queries, Volume 4” published in 1896. This…

The Robinson Family and Tetley Hall

The Robinsons The earliest record of the Robinsons is in the Census of 1841 when John Robinson, a coal merchant born in Epworth in about 1776, was living with his wife Elizabeth (born in about 1780) at Crowle Wharf. The household also included John’s son George born in Hatfield in about 1810 and his wife,…