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Dalderby, War Memorial
Dalderby, War Memorial
Dalderby, War Memorial

The war memorial at Dalderby was designed and sculpted by Tuttell & Son of Lincoln in honour of the men of the hamlet who joined the army in 1914.

It was unveiled by General Sir William Robertson on 4 October 1916.

Dalderby had a population of only 42 and of the 13 eligible men 11 joined the army.

Advertising card, printed by Ruddocks of Lincoln, c.1920

Dalderby, war memorial
East Barkwith, War Memorial
East Barkwith, War Memorial
East Barkwith, War Memorial

East Barkwith lies 13 north east of Lincoln. Its railway station on the Louth to Bardney line closed in 1958.

The smaller West Barkwith lost its church to demolition in 1983.

undated postcard

East Barkwith, war memorial, west barkwith
Epworth, Market Cross
Epworth, Market Cross
Epworth, Market Cross

The Market Cross stands in the Market Place in front of the Mechanics Institute building, part of which is seen here in the extreme right foreground.

John Wesley preached from this spot on more than one occasion. (Presumably it is a Methodist minister who is posing in this photo.

postcard published by Barnes & Breeze of Epworth, 1920s

Epworth, market cross
Grimsby, Albert Gardens
Grimsby, Albert Gardens
Grimsby, Albert Gardens

Grimsby Albert Gardens & Prince Consort Memorial commemorate Albert, Queen Victoria's consort, who died in 1861. It is in the East Marsh area of the town close to the docks.

The memorial was unveiled in 1879 and moved to the Dock Offices at the dock entrance in c.1980.

'Jay Em Jay' Series postcard, posted 1904

Grimsby, Albert Gardens, Prince Consort Memorial
Skegness, Clock Tower
Skegness, Clock Tower
Skegness, Clock Tower

The most famous seafront feature of Skegness is the 56-feet Clock Tower, which stands at the junction of Lumley Road with Grand Parade.

It was erected in 1898-99 by public subscription (£550) to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.

The architect was Edmund Winter of Liverpool and it was built by W H Parker of Boston.

Postcard, undated

Skegness, Clock Tower, Diamond Jubilee, Edmund Winter, W H Parker, Boston
Skegness, war memorial
Skegness, war memorial
Skegness, war memorial

This memorial is situated on the south side of St Matthew’s church and was unveiled on 15 November 1923 - the event shown in this photograph.

It is similar in design to the Cross of Sacrifice found in Commonwealth War Grave cemeteries.

Skegness lost 70 men in the First World War.

Skegness, war memorial
Sleaford, Handley Monument
Sleaford, Handley Monument
Sleaford, Handley Monument

Henry Handley (1797-1846) was born in Sleaford and as in later life occupied Culverthorpe Hall.

He sat as MP (for a Wiltshire constituency) for nine years and was an entrepreneur with particular interest in steam power and agricultural improvements.

After his death a public subscription raised £942 towards this fine monument completed in 1852 on Southgate.

The architect was William Boyle of Birmingham.

Sleaford, Handley Monument, Southgate
Stainfield, St Andrew, war memorial
Stainfield, St Andrew, war memorial
Stainfield, St Andrew, war memorial

This board with gilt lettering carries the names of all the local men who served in the First World War.

September 2015

Stainfield, St Andrew war memrial
Thorpe St Peter, war memorial
Thorpe St Peter, war memorial
Thorpe St Peter, war memorial

The memorial to the men of the parish who served in the First World War stands in the churchyard.

It was made by J T Turner & Sons of Wainfleet and unveiled by Major Henry George Maddison of Partney Hall on 15 August 1920.

July 2016

Thorpe St Peter, war memorial, J T Turner & Sons, Major Henry George Maddison