Branston, Lincolnshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Time In Branston Hall Hospital

I was a patient in Branston Hall Hospital in 1964/65. I was admitted to the hopital after being discharged from the WRAF. Mr Wilkinson was one of  the senior doctors and Mr Goddard was the sister in charge. Jock was there too and so was my guardian angel Barbara who did any shopping I needed. The staff ...Read full memory

A memory of Branston by Ellen Hunter

Life In Branston

I was born in Branston in 1948. I grew up there until I was 16 when we moved to Lincoln. There was a waterwheel down one of the country lanes which was very unusual, in as much as that it was horizontal rather than vertical. I believe it is still there today. My family were quite extensive in the village and everyone ...Read full memory

Branston Hall Sanatorium

Invited to the Hall at turn of Year for a 'Cocktail-Party' as escort to a Nurse on Staff, the setting was magnificent and memorable!  Moreover, the event and hospitality could not have been bettered for the lit exterior equalled the warmth of the interior....some of the old character of the building came alive ...Read full memory

A memory of Branston by M Cavanagh