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!
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
Please see below the answers to last weeks Gainsborough History Quiz. HISTORY 1. Gainsborough was the Capital of England in 1013. Which King was in charge at that time? Answer: Dane Sweyn Forkbeard Gainsborough was named as capital of the country, and also Denmark, for five weeks in 1013. The Dane Sweyn Forkbeard,
Try out this special quiz to test your knowledge on Gainsborough’s history. In next week’s blog all the answers with some interesting historical stories will be posted to help you learn more about Gainsborough’s awesome history!! The questions are highlighted below in bold and the sections include History, Entertainment and