Hansons – High Fashion in 1970’s

Hansons – High Fashion in 1970’s

The shop still recognisable however occupied by different businesses. The photo is the corner New Rd and Pinchbeck Rd. Source: Burtey...
The Gough Map

The Gough Map

Today we visited Boston Stump and in a cabinet at the back of the church is a copy of The Gough Map. The Gough Map of Great Britain (also known as The Bodleian Map) is the oldest surviving road map of Great Britain, dating from around 1369. Drawn in pen and ink and...
John Butters since 1862

John Butters since 1862

We have been established since 1862 and have been proud to serve the people of Spalding and the surrounding areas for what is now 150 years. This is a little piece of history passed on to us recently by a customer found whilst sorting through some old bills !!! Dated...
Atton & Son, Hall Place, Spalding

Atton & Son, Hall Place, Spalding

I borrowed a lovely book called Shutting Up Shop from Boston Library yesterday. It’s about the decline of the traditional small shop. Lovely photos including this one. Atton & Son, 19 Hall Place, Spalding. Photo taken in 1982. Pictured are Christine Bamber...
Bridge Street

Bridge Street

Bridge Street looking towards the market 1925 Cash and Plowman’s – Furnishing and Draper shop. gone by 1913 Skinner’s Grocery Shop and next door Donington’s the...