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Peter Anderson dear friend and Marshall scholar

It is with deep regret and a heavy heart that we inform you that a very dear friend and fellow Marshall enthusiast has passed away today. Peter Anderson was known and loved by many and will be greatly missed, Pete passed peacefully in his sleep at 8:45 this morning and

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Gainsboroughs Black Saturday & the Flood of March 22nd 1947

Seventy years ago, Saturday March 22nd, 1947, was ‘Black Saturday’ for Gainsborough. It went down in the town’s history as the day when the River Trent overflowed its banks, pouring millions of gallons of flood water into the town and causing tremendous damage and inconvenience, also suffering to nearly half

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Glimpses of Old Gainsborough 1894 Part Three

Glimpses of old Gainsborough – Chats with the oldest inhabitant Part III. Taken from excerpts in the Gainsborough News 1894 The ‘oldest inhabitant’ has furnished the subject matter of the two preceding articles, and though he could probably fill a dozen with his old-time stories, I must bring his reminiscences

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Zeppelins Over Gainsborough talk by Peter Bradshaw

The Gainsborough Heritage Centre is hosting a talk at Gainsborough House, 18 Parnell Street, DN21 2NB, Gainsborough, on Wednesday 15th February 2017 at 7.30pm. The talk will be delivered by Peter Bradshaw and will discuss a time when Zeppelins were seen over Gainsborough during the 1st World War and the

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The Last Walk – Marshall’s Remembered by A W (Tony) Roberts

The following is an account written for me by a gentleman I met by chance through a photo group on Flickr and who I am proud to say has since become a good friend who has assisted me a lot with research on some of our Marshall photographs from inside

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