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SLHA - Events in 2017
 
01. Ray Carroll (1930-2017)
01. Ray Carroll (1930-2017)
01. Ray Carroll (1930-2017)
The death of Ray on 29 January was a sad loss to the Society. He had been Reviews Editor for 20 years and an active SLHA member since coming to Lincolnshire as County Librarian in 1980.
2017, Ray Carroll
02. Pearl Wheatley's 90th Birthday (1)
02. Pearl Wheatley's 90th Birthday (1)
02. Pearl Wheatley's 90th Birthday (1)
Pearl Wheatley, former SLHA chairman, celebrated her 90th birthday on 28 February.
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03. Pearl Wheatley's 90th Birthday (2)
03. Pearl Wheatley's 90th Birthday (2)
03. Pearl Wheatley's 90th Birthday (2)
SLHA members joined Pearl for an informal coffee morning at Jews' Court when a special cake was cut.
2017, Pearl
04. Pearl Wheatley's 90th Birthday (3)
04. Pearl Wheatley's 90th Birthday (3)
04. Pearl Wheatley's 90th Birthday (3)
Rod Ambler, SLHA President, presents Pearl with a gift from members - a flight on a light aircraft from Wickenby airfield over the Lincolnshire Wolds and coast.
2017, Pearl
05. Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (1)
05. Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (1)
05. Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (1)
A day conference on Grantham's vernacular buildings was held on 11 March. It was arranged by the Society's Building Recording group and held in the early 16th century grammar school building of the King's School.
2017, Grantham
06. Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (2)
06. Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (2)
06. Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (2)
The morning session of the conference was taken up with a tour of the central area of Grantham. This building in The Antelope, an important survivor of the 16th century, explained to delegates by Prof David Stocker.
2017, Grantham
07 Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (3)
07 Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (3)
07 Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (3)
The well known Angel Inn was also visited by groups on the morning tours. Here, Prof Philip Dixon was the expert guide.
2017, Grantham
08. Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (4)
08. Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (4)
08. Vernacular Building Conference, Grantham (4)
Members of the Grantham Civic Trust helped organise the day. Dr John Manterfield, seen here pointing out key features of the conduit in Grantham's Market Place, took the lead and also spoke at the afternoon session in the school.
2017, Grantham