On This Day ...
May 30
Charles Chaplin I, Lincolnshire MP 1802-1816, born at Blankney, 1759
Forthcoming Events
News and Reports

Interested in Lincolnshire's history and heritage? Join SLHA now and share its many benefits

New books, fresh projects? We offer a good way of getting recognition and publicity

The intriguing story of the rise, prosperity and decline of Georgian theatres and actors in Lincolnshire

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.

May 2017 - George V Bridge, Keadby
May 2017 - George V Bridge, Keadby

This electrically-powered Scherzer rolling lift bridge over the Trent was the largest of its kind in Europe when opened in 1916. The lifting span was secured in the down position in 1960 when tall-masted vessels no longer sailed the river.