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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Population and acreages of Lincolnshire places in the nineteenth century

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

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

Join a group recording and aiming to understand Lincolnshire's vernacular buildings

January 2020 - Foster 'Wellington' Tractor
January 2020 - Foster 'Wellington' Tractor
William Foster & Co made a range of steam powered engines at the Wellington Foundry in Lincoln. This 'Wellington' tractor, dating from the period 1906-08, is fitted with rubber treads for road haulage work.