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

Great Grandmother, Elsie Clara Doughty

my great grandmother, Elsie Clara Doughty, died two weeks ago. My great grandmother was married to Charles Doughty, my great grandfather, who Doughty Quay was named after in Boston.

A memory of Boston by Laura Mitchell

Scala Cinema

In the Second World War, shows were put on at the Scala Cinema. It is now Poundstretchers. One night my mother took me and my brother to one of the shows, and we sat on the front seats. ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Bob Marriott

Boston Gasworks

In the war years I used to fetch a measure of two strikes of coke. We had some very bad winters in the war time. I had to get in a long queue to get served. To carry it home I would put ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Bob Marriott

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