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Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Born And Bred

Born in Meeting House Lane in 1931 Brant Broughton; we soon moved into the big old house that used to be the old Hall House. This house is in Main Street and it was opposite my uncle's fish and chip shop. My dad, was George Pailing and he had three lorry's, and kept a lot of pigs. He also grew sugar beet in a field up ...Read full memory

My Ancestors

Although I did not live there, my father's great grandmother Ann Puttergill lived for about sixty of her eighty years there. She married a Richard Puttergill who was born in Brant Broughton about 1840. His parents were the village carpenters and he carried on the family business, eventually qualifying as a master ...Read full memory

Red Lion Pub High Street Life

My grandparents lived in Brant Broughton in the cottage next to the "Old Red Lion". I remember the farrier shoeing the horses, the cows going home to be milked at the dairy and then watching them being milked. Water came from the pump in the communal yard, the toilet was a wooden hut in the allotment with ...Read full memory