Historical Documents Inventory

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The Society Archive at the Sir Joseph Banks Centre
Documents, Photographs and Memories of Horncastle

The Archive Room at the Sir Joseph Banks Centre is open Wednesdays 10.15am to 12.30pm. Or by appointment on 01507 523091.

Note - documents available to download are in PDF format. Click the link to download the file.


History

  • Roman Occupation
  • Archaeological Reports
  • Battle of Winceby
  • Health Care
  • 19th Century Developments
     
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    List of documents on History -- 60KB


Events

  • The Horsefairs
  • 1960 Floods
  • Jubilee Galas
  • Supermarket Collapse
  • Skegness Walks


Famous People

  • Sir Joseph Banks
  • Sir Henry Lunn
  • William Marwood
  • Dr Edward Harrison
  • Charles Bogg
  • John Cussons
  • The Dymoke, Stanhope and Crowder Families 
 
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List of documents on Famous People -- 60KB


Maps


Transport

  • The Canal
  • The Railway
  • Jubilee Way


Businesses

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List of Buinesses -- 68KB)

 


Other Documents

Parish Register 1877-1878
Births Deaths and Marriages recorded over a nine month period, 1877-1878

An interesting record of Births Deaths and Marriages recorded over a nine month period. There is also a record of the weather for each month. Ideal resource for family history.

 

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Click to download -- Parish-Reg-1878.pdf
(PDF file, 635KB)

1851 Census Data for Horncastle
Can you find your ancestors? Want to know what the town was like 170 years ago?


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Click to download -- 1851 Census Data.pdf
(423KB)

Click to download -- 1851 Street Index.pdf
(49KB)

Archives

List of documents held at our Archive Centre.