News Clippings

W C Blades, Wheelwright, Crowle

William Cordwin blades was originally born in 1852 at Spilsby. The 1861 census shows the 9 year old William living with his family at Normanby-by-Spital where his father was Innkeeper of the Cross Keys. By the 1871 census, the 19 year-old William was apprenticed to William Brown, a wheelwright in Ealand. In 1873 he married Sarah Kelsey whose family were boot makers. Not long…

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…