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Bottesford, Leicestershire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Letter To Darling

Dear Herbie, You tell me so many great stories. I'd like to tell you one. On our way to Thirsk that day in 1990, Molly, Cassie and I spotted a castle tweaking our curiosity. We bumped over a 2 track path winding around and up the hill. It must have been a farm trail. We found ourselves on the side of the castle. We wish ...Read full memory

Village Hall

I now live in Australia but I have fond memories of going to the pictures at the hall and also being terrified when having to partake in the school plays at Christmas which were held in the hall. My parents ran the Shell Sevice Station and Cafe for about four years (Gwen and Eric Simms) 1953-1957. If there is anyone who was ...Read full memory