In memory of Peter Bradshaw

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

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Lincolnshire Dialect

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

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Marshall Sons & Co Videos

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

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Gainsborough History Quiz

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

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Volunteering Continues During Lockdown

For my blog article this week I thought I would tell you about the team of volunteers at the Heritage Centre and how even though the Heritage Centre remains closed they are still working hard on all sorts of different types of projects from their homes. I would also like

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