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September 29
Hugh of Avalon enthroned as Bishop of Lincoln, 1186
Forthcoming Events
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Interested in Lincolnshire's history and heritage? Join SLHA now and share its many benefits

Rural Settlement is the theme for a stimulating day conference at Bishop Grosseteste University LIncoln on Saturday 17 September

Lincoln's industrial contribution to World War I: Conference in LIncoln on Saturday 12 November

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.

 September 2016: Lincolnshire Moffrey
September 2016: Lincolnshire Moffrey

The capacity of the moffrey (or hermaphrodite) could be increased at harvest time by the addition of a fore-carriage (as shown here) to a simple 2-wheeled cart. This design was found only in Lincolnshire and some adjoining counties.