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"Comrades in Misfortune"
"Comrades in Misfortune"

This postcard of ‘Comrades in Misfortune’, depicting thee men in Kirton in Lindsey, was posted in 1904.

The message on the back refers to these Kirton in Lindsey men seen ‘here every day: one eye, one arm, one leg’.

Kirton Lindsey, comrades in misfortune
Barkston, RAF Barkston Heath, Lincoln Ramblers
Barkston, RAF Barkston Heath, Lincoln Ramblers
Barkston, RAF Barkston Heath, Lincoln Ramblers

Lincoln Group Ramblers' Association outside RAF Barkson Heath.

Base was home to No.25 Squadron operating Bloodhound surface-to-air guided missiles. Left Barkston in July 1989. 

DB 1989 

Barkston, RAF Barkston Heath, Bloodhound surface-to-air guided missiles, Ramblers' Association
Heighington, Fen Road Chapel members
Heighington, Fen Road Chapel members
Heighington, Fen Road Chapel members
Heighington Fen Road Methodist Chapel members in George Capps’s lorry on Good Friday in the mid-1950s.
Heighington, Fen Road Chapel group, George Capps
Heighington, Garratt's Boys School
Heighington, Garratt's Boys School
Heighington, Garratt's Boys School

Pupils of Garratt's Boys School in the 1920s.

The Master is Mr Simmons.

The chalkboard appears to carry the lettering "Heighington Endowed School 1922".

Heighington, Garratt's Boys School, Simmons
Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre
Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre
Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre

"The Thorpe Camp Preservation Group established the Visitor Centre in 1988 to commemorate those Airmen who flew from the airfield in World War II"

http://thorpecamp.wixsite.com/visitorscentre 

"The centre was formerly part of No.1 Communal Site, RAF Woodhall Spa"

Buildings have been restored and a large collection of artifacts are displayed. 

DB 11 July 2015

Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp Preservation Group, RAF Woodhall Spa
Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre
Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre
Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre

1940's re-enactment weekend 2015 attended by living history re-enactor groups from around the country 

DB 11 July 2015

Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp, 1940's re-enactment
Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre
Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre
Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre

1940's re-enactment weekend 2015 attended by living history re-enactor groups from around the country 

DB 11 July 2015

Tattershall Thorpe, Thorpe Camp, 1940's re-enactment
Thorpe Fendykes, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Thorpe Fendykes, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Thorpe Fendykes, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

This photograph is thought to have been taken in front of the first Wesleyan Chapel, which seated only 50 and was built here in 1838.

It was demolished in 1920s and the site is now occupied by a large barn.

It is located at NGR TF 451604 in Thorpe St Peter parish - also known as Thorpe St Peter Fen.

Photo of chapel members c.1900

Thorpe St Peter,