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SLHA - Events before 1980
 
01. Summer School 1937
01. Summer School 1937
01. Summer School 1937

The Lindsey Local History Society, one of the forerunners of SLHA, held residential summer schools during the 1930s.

This one took place in 1937 at St George's School Riseholme.

before 1980,
02. Visit to Barrow-on-Humber 1953
02. Visit to Barrow-on-Humber 1953
02. Visit to Barrow-on-Humber 1953

In the summer of 1953 the Lincolnshire Local history Society organsied an outing to Barrow on Humber.

The gentleman in clerical dress is Canon Cook.

before 1980,
03. Visit to Calceby Church 1957
03. Visit to Calceby Church 1957
03. Visit to Calceby Church 1957
The ruined church of St Andrew at Calceby was visited by members of the Lincolnshire Local History Society in 1957.
before 1980,
04. Museum of Lincolnshire Life 1966
04. Museum of Lincolnshire Life 1966
04. Museum of Lincolnshire Life 1966

Much of the material which formed the original collection of The Museum of Lincolnshire Life was donated by Ethel Rudkin.

A wing of the museum was named after Miss Rudkin in a ceremony in 1966. She is supported here by Terence Leach (SLHA), Cllr Ralph Bennett and Sir Anthony Thorold.

before 1980,
05. Miss F A R (Flora) Murray
05. Miss F A R (Flora) Murray
05. Miss F A R (Flora) Murray

Miss Flora Murray was a leading figure on the local history and heritage scene in Lincolnshire for several decades.

Miss Murray was a student at University College Hull, 1931-1934 and after graduating she went to work in Lincoln as assistant to Major North Coates who was the Director of Lindsey Rural Community Council.

She became Director after the death of Major North Coates and remained in post until her retirement in 1974.

She was active in SLHA becoming Chair in 1990 at the age of 77 and was made an honorary life member and Vice-President of the Society.

She was also a keen supporter of the Lincoln Civic Trust and Lincolnshire Historic Buildings Committee. She was awarded the OBE in 1972 and received an Honorary Degree from the University of Hull in 1990.

She died on 1 May 2009 at the age of 96.

Undated photograph, probably from 1950s.

before 1980, Flora Murray