Memories of Bradshaw’s Haulage

Joseph Ellerby worked for J. Bradshaw and Sons and enjoyed his time as a commercial lorry driver. The Bradshaw depot was based in Sturton-By-Stow and is still based in the village today. Joseph drove thousands of miles in his working life and he took a range of amazing photographs of

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Middlefield Dig Exhibition

The Centre’s exciting new temporary exhibition explores the MIDDLEFIELD DIG and this Saturday 9th March for one day only between 3pm and 5pm you can meet Time Team celebrity and Archaeologist Carenza Lewis as she visit’s us at the Heritage Centre. The University of Lincoln project team worked with residents

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Poor Old Joe Hornby

Would you take one look at the painting below and say that this man was once a local banker and entrepreneur in the eighteenth century? Painting of Jospeh Hornby from the collection at the Gainsborough Heritage Centre Well… you may be surprised as this painting by an artist called Mr

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Two WW1 Memorials Unveiled in Gainsborough

Visitors were waiting for the Heritage Centre to open its doors at 10am on Saturday 3 November with people continuing to arrive for the unveiling of Gainsborough’s new War Memorial to all of the 566 men who gave their lives in WW1. Family members of the fallen watched as local

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New Permanent WW1 Memorial Unveiling

The Gainsborough Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the unveiling of a unique permanent Gainsborough war memorial at the Centre that records the names of each soldier who died during the Great War. Chairman Andrew Birkitt said, ‘Thanks go to the work of local Historian Peter Bradshaw as well as

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