On This Day ...
December 5
Lincoln feared Jacobite rebels were coming, so inhabitants buried valuables, 1745
Forthcoming Events
News and Reports

Interested in Lincolnshire's history and heritage? Join SLHA now and share its many benefits

The amazing story of the rise, prosperity and decline of Georgian theatres and actors in Lincolnshire

This recently formed group is engaged in recording and understanding Lincolnshire's vernacular buildings

Discover the industrial history of Lincolnshire: mills and maltings; drains and docks; farms and factories.

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

Find out about the places, people and events in Lincolnshire's colourful past, and how to uncover the story of your own village.

Volunteers Wanted
Enthusiasts are needed to help run our society and our Lincoln bookshop

Lincolnshire books, plus good quality second-hand books.
Open Monday to Saturday, 10.00am to 4.00pm.

Check here for keen prices on locally published books 


 December 2016: Magdalen School, Wainfleet
December 2016: Magdalen School, Wainfleet

One of the county's oldest brick buildings. It was founded by Bishop Waynflete of Winchester and built in 1484. In recent years it has housed the local library and museum.