History

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      

Quaker Burial Ground

There was a Quaker burial ground just off Brewery Road. Its location is shown on the 1738 manorial plan. It would appear that it dates to 1697 when Thomas Wrestle of Winteringham surrended a plot of land, 20 yards square, to Thomas Wrestle, Junior, of Belton, Joseph Berrier and Robert Coakes for a Quaker burial…

Crowle’s role in the mapping of the United Kingdom

Crowle was one of the triangulation points in the first and second triangulations of Great Britain. ‘Crowle Beacon’ was used in both 1806 and 1842. In the 1806 survey station was described thus “Сrоwle station is situated about half a mile east from the village of Crowle in Lincolnshire It is on a rising ground…

Crowle Commons

  Crowle Commons on the 1738 Manorial Plan The enclosure of the open fields and commons at the beginning of the 19th century brought about a significant change to the map of Crowle and Ealand, The 1738 manorial plan and survey gives a superb insight into the layout of the open fields and commons in…