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Pump Hill Cottage

THE PROPERTY Pump Hill Cottage is plot number 37 on the village “1957 sale” map, shown under the History tab in the village website. It is a semi-detached cottage, which according to a 1948 rural survey (attached) had been first … Continue reading

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Just Who Were The First People To Settle In South Willingham?

This article is in memory of our cousin David who passed away in 2010 aged 63. The photograph was taken in 1952 when he was 5 and I was 11, whilst my brother was 13. The photo was taken in … Continue reading

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The South Willingham Minute Book

This book, which is a record of village events, is now 90 years old, and was started on Mon August 28th 1922. The following is just a few of the entries which perhaps gives a flavour of village life On August 28th … Continue reading

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Celebrations

Coronation 1911 taken from Rasen Mail     _________________________________________________________    People in the photograph below. – Albert and Audrey Hildred.  Nellie Pickwell. Betty Sylvester. Mrs Proctor. Mrs Dick Wright. Alice Bray. Hilda Addison. Albert Webster. Flo Vickers. John Vickers. Dick Bee. Jill Lacey. … Continue reading

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Photographs of People and Places.

         The Holmes / Gannon family at Pasture House. Ellen Gannon at Pasture House 1966 John and Margaret Gannon nee Holmes. married at St Martins 1960.    The Village Shop date unknown.                    _______________________ Frank and Gladys Johnson inside the village … Continue reading

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Chapels.

 South Willingham Chapels The village once had two chapels, both situate in Barkwith Road – one now gone completely and the other having been converted to a private residence.        1) South Willingham Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. Built in 1834 – closed … Continue reading

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