History

Hatfield Chase Corporation

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/mss/collections/water/collections/hatfield-chase.phtml Hatfield Chase Corporation, 1538-1973 (HCC and R/HCC) * History o Origins, 1626-1629 o Unrest in the 17th-18th centuries o Improvements up to 1862 o The Hatfield Chase Corporation, 1862-1941 o History of the authority after 1941 * Records History Origins, 1626-1629 The Hatfield Chase Corporation was an independent drainage authority covering parts of South…

1961 in Crowle submitted by Alan Turner

In 1961 when I was serving in the RAF,I met a very nice girl named Anita Thompson at Bridlington.She lived with her parents at Crowle.Her father owned a farm and other businesses.He was a member of the Oddfellows club in Crowle.Some weeks after I met Anita,I was posted to Hong Kong and after a few…

Crowle Charities

Crowle. Thomas Walkwood, 1692, surrendered five acres and 20 perches of land, lying in Ealand and Crowle field, with a messuage wherein he dwelt, with orchards, stables and building in Crowle North End to the minister and church wardens for the use of the poor for ever. Also 2 acres, 1 rood and 20 perches…

General History of Crowle

From Read’s History of the Isle of Axholme. 1858. After descending the downland lawns, and passing through the fertile plain called Belton Field, the traveler enters a similar tract of land, where the town of Crul, Croule, or Crowle, stands close to one of the branches of the southern Don. The word Crowle is probably…

Manuscript in the Red Box

Publisher’s Note The author may, perhaps, ask why the publisher did not wait longer for him to reveal himself. The reason was that it appeared that the interest aroused in this foundling romance, through the author’s modesty or carelessness, would be best maintained by publication while the incidents were still fresh in the minds of…

History of the Manor of Crowle

From Read's History of the Isle of Axholme. 1858. THE MANOR Was given at the Conquest to Geoffrey de Wirce. He held it but for a short time, but during that time he made a grant of an hundredum of land to the Abbey of St. Germains, which was founded by King William the Conqueror,…

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….