History

Crowle Gas Works

    Based on information supplied by Avril Clarke (Turner) The gas works was situated on the corner of Windsor Road and Marsh Road (the extension of Cross Street). The site is now covered by a new building – Windsor Lodge. It was established in 1854 with a capital of £1800 in £10 shares. Avril’s…

Cornelius Vermuyden

The entry for ‘Vermuyden, Cornelius’ in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 58 by Albert Frederick Pollard states that Sir Cornelius Vermuyden had a daughter, Elizabeth who married Sir Thomas Peneystone under the name of Elizabeth Fairmedow. This is not correct and is part of the ‘Fairmedow legend’ propounded when it was noticed…

Dark Age History.

are there any archaeologists in or around the axholme area im doing some research for a fiction book based on the pretext that the Saxons and angles were one of the first settlers on the east coast primarily around the axholme area and ive come across some information from around 380 – 450 ad which…