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BENNIWORTH (BENN001) Haven   £ 1
Benniworth Haven

Wayside, Benniworth Haven, Donington on Bain. Corner wear

BOSTON (BOST008) The Docks   £ 3
Boston Docks (undated)

The Docks. The card has not been posted and may be from the early 1900´s. Good condition

BOSTON (BOST018) The Dock   £ 2
Boston Docks (1904)

‘Wrench Series‘ postcard. The card has a Boston postmark dated 1904 and is addressed to Miss Clay, Copland Road, Wembley, Middlesex. Light corner wear

BOSTON (BOST003) Bath Gardens (1904)   £ 3
Boston. Bath Gardens

Bath Gardens, The Avenue (Bath Gardens were part of The People´s Park) Good condition

BOSTON (BOST006) Park and Hospital   £ 3
Boston, Park and Hospital

The Park and Hospital. "Aldwych Series" No S1102 (WHS) Good condition

BOSTON (BOST009) St. Botolph´s Church   £ 2
Boston, St Botolphs Church

St. Botolph´s Church. Light corner ⁄ edge wear

BOSTON (BOST013) Wesleyan Centenary Chapel   £ 2
Boston, Wesleyan Chapel

Wesleyan Centenary Chapel. Light corner wear

BOSTON (BOST015) The Pleasure Steamer   £ 4
Boston, Pleasure Steamer Pioneer

The Pleasure Steamer ‘Pioneer’ took day−trippers out into the Wash. On the right of the picture is the ferry which carried pedestrians from South Terrace ⁄ Skirbeck Road to Pulvertoft Lane (off High Street) The card was posted about 1911 but the stamp has been removed. Corner wear

BOSTON (BOST016) Sluice Locks (Sluice Bridge)   £ 3
Boston Sluice Bridge

Sluice Locks (Sluice Bridge) (1911 postmark) Corner wear

BOSTON (BOST017) Cowbridge   £ 6
Boston, Cowbridge

Cowbridge. Cow Bridge House with fishermen and onlookers (1917 postmark) Corner wear

BRIGG (BRIG002) Bigby Street   £ 4
Brigg, Bigby Street

The card has not been posted and is in good condition

BRIGSLEY (BRSL001) Parish Church   £ 3
Brigsley, Parish Church

A ½d stamp is requested for inland postage so the card was probably printed before 1920. It has not been posted and is in good condition

BROCKLESBY (BROC002) Pelham´s Pillar   £ 2
Brocklesby, Pelhams Pillar

The card has not been posted and is in good condition

BUCKNALL (BUCK001) Rectory   £ 9
Bucknall Rectory

St. Margaret´s Rectory. The Rector and a young man are playing croquet on the lawn watched by two others. The card has a small, single ring, Coningsby postmark dated 1914 over a ½d green postage stamp and is addressed to 2 Tunnard Street, Boston. "Coningsby. Dear Cousin, We are going to Kirton Holme today leave Dogdyke 10 to 4 and leave Boston 6−10 so shall just have time to call to see you. With love....." The card has a small area of damage to the top edge and light corner wear

BUCKNALL (BUCK002) Church   £ 6
Bucknall Church

St. Margaret´s Church. Printed card by Carlton of Horncastle. The card has not been posted and has light corner wear

BURGH LE MARSH (BLEM001) Rectory Avenue   £ 3
Burgh le Marsh

Rectory Avenue. The card has a ½d green stamp and was sent by Doris to Miss Elmitt, Halton Road, Spilsby. Good condition

BURGH LE MARSH (BLEM002) Windmill   £ 4
Burgh le Marsh Windmill

Windmill. RP by Wrates of Skegness. The hand−written message reads "This is a typical English windmill. There are not many windmills left in Britain. This one is at Burgh le Marsh near Skegness. My aunt lives near it. Bread is still made in the old fashioned way at this windmill. Very many years ago Burgh le Marsh used to be joined to Holland" Light corner wear

BURGH LE MARSH (BLEM003) Church   £ 2
Burgh le Marsh

S ⁄ s Peter and Paul Church. RP by Wrates Studios, Skegness. The card has not been posted and is in good condition

BURGH ON BAIN (BONB001) Main Road   £ 7
Burgh on Bain

Main Road looking East. The card has not been posted and is in good condition

BURTON ON STATHER (BST001) Church   £ 3
Burton on Stather

Lych−gate and Church. The card has not been posted and is in good condition

LANGTON BY SPILSBY (LBYS001) Round House   £ 15
Langton by Spilsby, Round House

Round House (former Post Office) The card has not been posted and is in good condition

LANGTON BY SPILSBY (LBYS002) Post Office   £ 19
Langton by Spilsby Post Office

Post Office (Round House) The card has not been posted and is in good condition

LANGWORTH (LANGW001) School   £ 10
Langworth School

School. RP by A.W. Bourne. The card has a Lincoln postmark dated 1957 and a 2d brown QE2 postage stamp. "Having a very nice holiday weather changeable. All the best...W.S." The card is addressed to Ings Lane, North Cotes, Grimsby. Light corner wear ⁄ light mark top left

LEA (LEA001) Lea (near Gainsborough)   £ 4

Lea. This card has not been posted and has light corner wear


Lincoln Road. The card has not been posted. Good condition

Stenigot House
Stenigot House

In 1910 the Stenigot Estate was sold by Richard and Robert Chatterton to Col. H.T. Fenwick, CMG, DSO, a partner in a Sunderland brewery and Liberal M.P. for the Houghton−le−Spring division of Durham from 1892 to 1895. Stenigot House was built for Col. Fenwick in 1911 − the architect was A.N. Prentice. The house, which probably stands on the site of an earlier house, is built into the side of Stenigot Hill and overlooks the Bain valley. The Dennis family have occupied Stenigot House since the late 1940´s. This picture may well have been taken soon after the house was completed
More Great Houses of Lincolnshire:
   Bayons Manor (Tealby) (1904)
   Blankney Hall (1939)
   Burghley House (Stamford)
   Dalby Hall (1922)
   Hagnaby Priory
   Hainton Hall (1908)
   Haverholme Priory
   North Willingham House
   Raithby (Spilsby) Hall
   Riby Grove
   Sausthorpe Hall (1908)
   Sausthorpe Hall (1937)
   Scrivelsby Court
   Wellingore Hall (1907)

Panton College (near Wragby)
Panton College

     Main Entrance
Reception (1)
Reception (2)
Study (1)
Study (2)
Study (3)
Art Room
Refectory (1)
Refectory (2)
Refectory (3)
Dorm (1)
Dorm (2)
Dorm (3)
Chapel (1)
Chapel (2)
Chapel (3)
Chapel (4)
Bathing Pool
Rose Walk
St. Francis Walk
Trout Stream
Beech Walk

Woodhall Spa
Petwood Hotel
Petwood Hotel Entrance

Above: Entrance to Petwood Hotel
Below: Front of Hotel

Petwood Hotel

More postcards of Petwood Hotel:
   The Lodge
   Atalanta´s Temple
   Dutch Garden
   Lake and Temple

More Woodhall Spa Hotels:
   Dower House Hotel
   Eagle Lodge Hotel (1912)
   Golf Hotel
   Hotel Goring (later renamed Lawson Hotel)
   Lawson Hotel
   Northcote Hydro (later renamed Lawson Hotel)
   Royal (Hydro) Hotel
   Royal (Hydro) Hotel
   Royal (Hydro) Hotel Winter Gardens
   Royal (Hydro) Hotel Promenade
   Spa Hotel (later renamed Lawson Hotel)
   Victoria Hotel (Entrance)
   Victoria Hotel (1908)
   Victoria Hotel (1917)
   Victoria Hotel ‘Famous Bromo−Iodine Cures’

Eagle Lodge Hotel
Above and below: Eagle Lodge Hotel
Eagle Lodge Hotel


Above: Miss Renee Palmer as ‘Spirit of the Spring’

Woodhall Spa Golf Club
Woodhall Spa Golf Club House

Above: ‘The Golf House’ This card was printed before World War One

Thimbleby Football Team
Thimbleby Football Team

The above picture of Thimbleby Football Team probably dates from the late 1950´s or early 1960´s
More Lincolnshire Football & Cricket Teams:
   Donington on Bain Football Team (1922)
   Donington on Bain Football Team (1980)
   Donington on Bain Football Team (1982)
   Louth Cricket Team (1940)
   Louth Swifts Football Team (1906)
   South Thoresby Football Team (1935−6)
   Stickney Football Team (undated)
   Stickney Football Team (undated)
   Stickney Football Team (undated)
   Stickney Football Team (undated)

Mablethorpe Swimming Basin

Above: This card has a Mablethorpe postmark dated 1910 over a d green postage stamp and is addressed to Hill View, Harrowby Road, Grantham. George wrote "Dear Hilda. I arrived quite safe and am enjoying myself very much. I had a bath in this basin this afternoon. I will send you a letter on Monday..."
Below: Another view of Mablethorpe Swimming Basin. This card is undated, but is probably from a slightly later period to the one above


Seaside Attractions
Skegness Beach Attractions

Above: Skegness c. 1905. Helter Skelter, Big Wheel and Pleasure Boat
More Seaside Attractions:
   Cleethorpes. ‘Dipping the Dip’ (1910)
   Cleethorpes. Bathing Pool (1921)
   Cleethorpes. North Promenade and Switchback (1926)
   Mablethorpe. Helter Skelter
   Skegness. Boating from the Beach (c. 1909)
   Skegness. Beach Fun
   Skegness Boating Lake (1925)
   Skegness. Boating Lake and Venetian Bridge (c. 1935)
   Skegness. Childrens Paddling Pool (1932)

REDMILE (REDM001) Church   £ 2
Redmile Church

Redmile Church, near Grantham. This card may be pre−1920. It does not appear to have been posted. The message reads "No coal on Monday next for E.F. Harris. Call as usual Monday week. 12 Bartholomew Street West" Good condition. Redmile is now in Leicestershire

REEPHAM (REEP001) Brattleby House   £ 4
Reepham, Brattleby House

Brattleby House. Photograph UNCONFIRMED LOCATION For inland postage a ½d stamp was necessary which suggests a date prior to 1920. A previous collector has written "Brattleby House, Reepham" on the back. The card has not been posted and is in good condition

RUSKINGTON (RUSK001) Ruskington   £ 4

Ruskington. Published by W.K. Morton. The card is addressed to Miss E. Fish, C ⁄ o Mrs Coney, 33 Morton Terrace, Gainsborough. Bill wrote "Dear E., Is this good enough for you?" The stamp has been removed and the card has corner wear

RYHALL (RYH001) Ryhall Church   £ 3
Ryhall Church

Ryhall Church. Published by Dolby Bros., Stamford, the card has not been posted. It has light corner wear

SALTFLEET (SALT001) Manor House   £ 1
Saltfleet Manor House

Manor House. M.H. wrote "Many thanks for P.C. I am having a right good time we are having some decent weather now. I was sorry I could not get to Scarbro last night for the Gala. I am going to do some work today for a change so will say goodbye for the present" The card is addressed to Mr E. Brambles, Spring Bank, Seamer Road, Scarborough. It is in POOR CONDITION

SALTFLEET (SALT003) New Inn   £ 15
Saltfleet New Inn

New Inn. A group of people are standing beside the gate of the Inn. In the yard is a horse−drawn wagon of Sir Robert Fosset and Sons Grand Circus. The card has not been posted. Light corner wear

SALTFLEETBY (SALT002) Rimac Estate   £ 12
Saltfleetby. Rimac Estate

Rimac Estate. Hand−tinted (coloured) real photograph issued by the owners J.P. Newton and Son. The card was sent from Rimac House and the message is dated 11th August 1932. Percy wrote "Having a good time and all have benefited by the change. Are going home on Sat noon but we have had lovely weather. Kind regards....." The card is addressed to Mr G. Gilbert, C ⁄ o Mr Dawson, Butcher, High Street, Navenby, Lincs. If the card has been posted the stamp has been removed. Corner ⁄ face wear

Louth Flood − 29th May 1920
Louth Flood (1920)

Above: A small group of people inspect the damage caused by the flood of 29th May 1920. The sign hanging from the damaged building advertises R. Freeman, Family Butcher
Below: Workmen clearing up after the flood

Louth Flood (1920)

Louth Flood (1920)

Above: Eve Street and Drill Hall
Below: View in Spout Yard

Louth Flood (1920)

Wellingore Village Cross
Wellingore Village Cross

Above: Wellingore Village Cross. This printed postcard was published by C.B. Aram, Chemist, Wellingore
More Ancient Crosses:
   Little Steeping Churchyard Cross (top left)
   Mavis Enderby Churchyard Cross (top right)
   North Kyme Village Cross (bottom right)
   Partney Churchyard Cross (bottom left)
   Somersby Church and Cross
   Spilsby Market Cross (top)
   Stixwould Churchyard Cross (bottom right)
   Sudbrook Churchyard Cross (bottom left)
   Sutton St. James (top right)
   Swineshead Stone Cross (bottom right)
   Tattershall Market Cross (top left)
   West Rasen Churchyard Cross (bottom left)

Sutton St. James Cross is known locally as St. Ives Cross or Butter Cross
The Swineshead Cross is on the Bicker road and marks the place where old markets were held
Tattershall Market Cross was restored in 1906. It was damaged by a lightening strike around 1875

Thomas Atkinson
The Murdered Gamekeeper
Thomas Atkinson (The Murdered Gamekeeper)  Thomas Atkinson (The Murdered Gamekeeper)
Thomas Atkinson (The Murdered Gamekeeper)

Above: A card with a picture of Thomas Atkinson, the murdered gamekeeper, was sent by Mrs Eden to her son G. Eden at North Camp, Aldershot

Markets and Fairs
Lincoln Horse Fair (1910)

Above: Lincoln Horse Fair (1910)
In the early 1900´s Lincoln Horse Fair was held in the High Street. In this picture The Spread Eagle Inn and Lord Nelson Inn can be seen on the north side of the river and the Black Goats Inn on the south side. Other businesses include Albion House at No 304 High Street and Webb Outfitters at No 306
More Markets and Fairs:
   Grimsby (Freeman Street)
   Lincoln (Cattle Market)
   Louth (1987)
   Spalding Tuesday Market (1908)

Below: Louth Wednesday Market (1950´s)
This card is incorrectly captioned ‘Market Place, Louth’ Businesses shown include Masons Arms, Topley and Central Cafe. A van belonging to W. Crowder and Sons of Horncastle, in front of which is a display of plants, is parked beside the Masons Arms hotel. Raised cages containing live poultry and rabbits line the centre of the area and on the south side of the Cornmarket is a large display of plants and other produce. A Hillman Minx Californian motor car is parked in the foreground

Louth Wednesday Market (1950´s)

Cleethorpes Pier Fire (1903)

Fire at Cleethorpes Pier Pavilion, June 29th 1903

Cleethorpes Kinema de Luxe Fire

The "Royal" Kinema−De−Luxe at Cleethorpes was destroyed by fire on the night of 20th August 1919

‘Dear son looks like a little pig’
"Dear Mag, Did you get P.C. allright (sic) Kindly write back. I am not gone on the photo my son looks like a little pig. P.S. It´s not bad of you"

‘Dear Jessie...... Mother has not got your drawers done’
"Dear Jessie. Mother has not got your drawers done but she will send them by Nan on Friday we are sending you this button to put on them it was the Band of Hope treat yesterday Nan and me went to the tea and meeting Mr Page and F. Crowson was speakers and the Miss Christophers recited and we are going to Aunts today we are looking forward to that. Old Mr Sheils is dead died on Monday. Love from all, Hal"

‘Dear Mam...... write back. Ethel’
"Sep 1st. Dear Mam, Thanks for forwarding letter and P.C. I expect you thought it was from John but it wasn´t, it was from I. Standaloft and he says he is in the best of health different to what Walter said isn´t it. This picture is of Dug Paynes house and tell Sybil he was out with a girl last night but don´t know who she is. Marjorie and I clued last night a pair a (of?) daft apes. Write back, Ethel. Grandma received Sybil´s letter as well"

‘No coal on Monday next......’
"No coal on Monday next for E.F. Harris. Call as usual Monday week. 12 Bartholomew Street West"