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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
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