The Daring Exploits of a Gainsborough Built Machine

At the beginning of the Second World War, Gainsborough’s industrial giants were once again called upon to join the war effort, producing and developing a vast number of products for all of Britain’s armed forces. Gainsborough had a long history and great industrial knowledge in the production of agricultural equipment

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Gainsborough Women

Gainsborough is home to the stories of some very special women who were either born or grew up in the town of Gainsborough and worked really hard to develop and progress in their careers through many different eras. Women’s immense contribution to society has often been made invisible throughout history

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Gainsborough’s Port and River Memories

Ever since the Middle Ages, the River Trent has been an important channel of communication between the towns of the Midlands ensuring sources of raw materials travel to markets in other parts of the British Isles and overseas. The staple items traditionally carried along the Trent were wool, building stone

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Albert Bernard Moden

Albert Bernard Moden was born on 23 February 1918. He was born into a very large family and was the fifth son and tenth child of Joseph and Agnes Moden. Known to people as Bernard throughout his life, he was born in what was a very uncertain time for Britain.

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Gainsborough’s Post Office and Telephone Exchange

The Gainsborough Heritage Centre situated on the corner of Spital Terrace and North Street houses the Telephone Exchange Tea Room, archive/research library, shop, and three floors of fantastic exhibits featuring industrial and social objects relating to the town of Gainsborough. However, the building itself was originally built back in 1904

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