Boston, Lincolnshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Boston and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Arthur Towle Lucan Old Mother Riley

Arthur Towle, (born Sibsey 1885) who became the actor Arthur Lucan, lived in a house in an alley called Woodyard near Craythorne Lane until he left Boston around 1901. His career began when he was about ten, ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Robert Kenny

New Quay Picturehouse, High Street, Boston

Bostons second cinema to open was the New Quay Picture-House was situated in the High Street, opposite Van Smirrens tower building which still stands today. The New Quay was opened on Thursday 29th ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Maurice Brader

Kenzie Thorpe

While wild-fowling on Frampton Marsh in the winter of 1954, I met McKenzie a well known Poacher. He showed me a curlew he had shot, he had it in a poachers pocket inside his coat, a jovial sort of fellow. He became a well known ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Bob Marriott