Telephone wires laid underground

The postal authorities have begun to lay telephone wires underground in Skegness. This may be a good thing in one way, but we shall miss the aeolian harp effect that the over-head wires give on a windy day if the plan is generally adopted. Source: Skegness Alford and Mablethorpe News 23rd February 1910

Farmhouse, Church Farm Museum. Taken from a painting by David Cuppleditch

Church Farm Child Drowned in Drain

SAD ACCIDENT LITTLE CHILD DROWNED IN A DRAIN On Sunday afternoon last, a little girl aged two-and-a-half years, the youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. John Burn, Church Farm, Skegness, was found drowned in the Main Drain, Skegness, which runs alongside the road to S. Clement’s Churchyard, and in close proximity to the farmhouse. The child,…