On This Day ...
December 18
Bennet Langton of Langton by Spilsby, a friend of Samuel Johnson, died 1801
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Interested in Lincolnshire's history and heritage? Join SLHA now and obtain 15 months' membership for the price of 12.

Biography of Artur Loewental, a renowned sculptor, and an illustrated catalogue of the medals he sculpted.

Lincolnshire's WW1 Memorials - a comprehensive illustrated gazetteer published by SLHA

This new group aims to record Lincolnshire's vernacular buildings, with emphasis on the medieval and early modern periods

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.

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

Lincolnshire books, plus good quality second-hand books.
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December 2014: Village Pump at Castle Bytham
December 2014: Village Pump at Castle Bytham

Before the arrival of mains water in Castle Bytham there were several pumps, including this fine survival which was set up for both domestic and agricultural use.  The nearby castle moat was also a source of water.