History

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….

Derivation of the name Crowle

A number of alternatives have been proposed for the derivation of the name Crowle: an old British word Croc meaning a winding river the Dutch word Krul which means a small settlement Old English river-name crull, a word related to the Middle Dutch krul or ‘curled hair’, and meaning a winding river or stream. The…

Crowle at War Part 1. A schoolboys memories. – submitted by Bill Goldthorp

Crowle at War. A Schoolboy’s Memories – Part 1 By Bill (once known as Billy) Goldthorp. Background. My mother’s forebears, Tills, Everetts, Oates, etc. had been farmers in the Isle of Axholme for generations. For ten years prior to marriage Doris had been the primary school teacher at Eastoft. Boltgate my grandfather’s farm was a…

Crowle Stone

The Crowle Stone, originally carved as a cross shaft, is now located to the rear of the nave in the local parish church of St Oswald. Until 1919 it was used as a lintel over the West Door. The preservation of the stone is almost certainly as a result of the Norman masons reusing it…

Street Names on the 1822 Enclosure Map for Crowle

The 1822 Enclosure map for Crowle has street names marked on the map; Common Townside Road – now known as Windsor Road Bellamy’s Road – this was off Common Townside Road Broad Fleet Road – now known as Godnow Road Broad Fleet – is marked on the short section of the High Street between Fieldside…