On This Day ...
January 20
The first Baron St Oswald, founder of Scunthorpe’s iron and steel industry, died 1892; Susannah Wesley, mother of John and Charles, born 1669
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Grantham to Lincoln by rail
Click here to see the old stations and some of the traffic that used this Great Northern line in a Powerpoint show.
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Population and acreages of Lincolnshire places in the nineteenth century

Learn about Lincolnshire's rich and varied archaeology, especially in the Roman, Viking and Anglo-Saxon periods.

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January 2021 - King's School, Grantham
January 2021 - King's School, Grantham
The original building of the King’s School, close to the parish church of St Wulfram, dates from the 1520s. Famous early scholars include William Cecil (Elizabethan statesman), Isaac Newton (mathematician & astronomer) and Colley Cibber (actor & playwright).