A Dressmaker’s Apprentice at Penningtons in Spalding

A Dressmaker’s Apprentice at Penningtons in Spalding

It was back in 1850 that Charles Pennington, draper, silk mercer and milliner, opened a shop in Hall Place, Spalding, a prime site in the town centre. Over the years the business grew and the premises expanded, until it became one of the largest in the county, By the... read more
Hall Place and Pennington & Sons

Hall Place and Pennington & Sons

Lovely picture of Hall Place, Spalding and Pennington & Sons. Source Duncan Bray... read more
Penningtons of Spalding Advert 1965

Penningtons of Spalding Advert 1965

An advert for Penningtons of Spalding. Dated 1965 Click on image to... read more
Pennington’s, Hall Place, Spalding

Pennington’s, Hall Place, Spalding

This photo, thought to date from the mid 1960’s shows the old Pennington’s shop in Hall Place, Spalding.  You can also see the old roundabout which used to be in the town centre. What memories do you have of this store ? Click on image to... read more
Penningtons in Hall Place, Spalding

Penningtons in Hall Place, Spalding

This photo of Hall place shows us the premises of Penningtons who occupied 10 -13 Hall Place. Next door is  Mrs Lydia Stows Drapery shop at number 14.  ( Spalding Library collection ) Click on image to... read more
Show Supplement from Lincolnshire and Spalding Free Press, 17th July 1900

Show Supplement from Lincolnshire and Spalding Free Press, 17th July 1900

Although hundreds of people drove to the Show from east, west, north, and south, undoubtedly the greater number passed along the route from the railway station through the Market Places across the River Bridge, by the stately fane of SS. Mary and Nicholas, and round... read more
Hall Place, Spalding

Hall Place, Spalding

Hall Place showing Pennington & son on the right, left Cross Keys and water fountain which is now in Ayscoughfee gardens. Source A Pictorial History of... read more
The Elsoms of Spalding

The Elsoms of Spalding

The Elsoms of Spalding The Elsoms of Spalding are a branch of the Elsoms of Boston. The founder of this branch was Isaac Elsom, son of John Elsom, cabinet maker. His Christian name is somewhat of a curiosity. He was known throughout his life as Isaac. But there seems... read more