First National School in Skegness Opens 1839

The following two adverts prove that National Schools opened in Skegness in 1839. I think the schools were situated opposite the old church on the Roman Bank, but not quite sure atm…. Source:¬†Stamford Mercury 12 July 1839 Source:¬†Lincolnshire Chronicle 12 April 1844 The following 1853 article states the schoolmaster as Thomas Addleshaw: Source: Lincolnshire Chronicle…

Rambles From Skegness – Winthorpe Church

This 1844 article proves that the Old Ship Hotel in Winthorpe, junction of Burgh Road and Roman Bank, was built prior to 1844. However, it was NOT the building in this photograph, actually built in 1871, but the building which preceded it….a thatched roof erection….. RAMBLES FROM SKEGNESS. My last sketch having related to the…

New Threshing Machine

During last week, a machine belonging to Mr Thomas Heanley of Croft, was employed by Mr Evison of Burgh le Marsh, and in 18 hours (including dinner-time etc) actually thrashed in the best style the produce of eight acres of mown wheat, which when dressed measured more than 50 qrs of marketable corn. Source: Stamford…