In the Association’s last blog post we shared some photos of objects from the archives and invited you to solve the mystery! Here are the answers and some more information below. Bed Warmer A bed warmer or warming pan was a common household item in countries with cold winters, especially
Rosemary Speck the Archives Officer at the Gainsborough Heritage Association has found some items from the collection for us to identify. See if you can work out what all the items are below and watch out for the next blog for the answers and more information!
The Gainsborough Heritage Association would like to make this blog a special tribute to one of our volunteers, Peter Bradshaw who passed away in March this year after a long battle with cancer. Peter was a dedicated and much-loved volunteer. Before his time volunteering at the Heritage Centre, he worked
Lincolnshire is known as an agricultural county and is in part naturally separated by the River Trent divorcing its largest market town, Gainsborough, Torksey and the City of Lincoln from Nottinghamshire. East of the Lincolnshire Wolds, in the southern part of the county, the Lincolnshire dialect is closely linked to
Marshall Sons & Co, was founded in 1848 by William Marshall who by trade was a Millwright and Engineer who purchased the land to build premises on Beaumont Street. The company produced agricultural machinery in the form of threshing machines and due to the encouragement from William’s two sons, the