Old Hall

The Hidden Gems of Gainsborough

Gainsborough has seen a lot of history pass through its town. From the raids that took place during the English Civil War to the bombing of the town in World War II, this place is a town that is rich in history. This history reverberates through the buildings that still

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Meeting the Aegir

Glimpses of Old Gainsborough 1894 Part Five

Glimpses of old Gainsborough Chats with the oldest inhabitant V Tales of the Trent Pt 2 A pleasant interview with Mr Thomas Fox, of Continuing last week’s article on “Tales of the Trent” narrated by Mr. Thomas Fox, of Albion Place, Gainsborough, I now proceed to give some of Mr.

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Marshall Colonial Tractor

A Brief History of Marshall Sons & Co. (Video)

For me the history of Marshall’s a local factory in the industrial town of Gainsborough is important on a personal level as my grandfather, great grandfather and generations of my ancestors worked at this multi-complex factory as apprentices rising to more senior positions in the firm. My grandfather, Harold Clarke

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Old Hall 1841

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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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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