Lincoln, Broadgate c.1950

Lincoln, Broadgate c.1950

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Memories of Lincoln

South Park High School For Girls

I lived in Monks Rd, opposite the arboretum and near to the Church until 1955. I have very happy memories of Lincoln; the Cathedral where I was confirmed along with ...Read full memory

Fosters Field Finds

As a child in the late 50's I used live in Fairfield Street opposite the Monks Abbey. Every day after the school day was finished at Monks Road school, I used play around the Abbey ...Read full memory

A memory of Lincoln by David Edwards

Wesleyan Church 1915

My mother Rose Blanshard was born in Low Apley 04/02/1915. Please does anyone have information about Jas W Lord who baptized her. He was a Wesleyan Minister. I think the house where she was born has now been demolished.

A memory of Lincoln by Shirley Bee

Born In Lincoln

I was born in Lincoln Army Barracks on 7th November 1951. I do not remember my days there apart from leaving in 1955 when we moved abroad. I did pay a visit back there in 1977 but the ...Read full memory

A memory of Lincoln by Maurice Mc Lean

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Here Broadgate starts to climb out of the valley. Whites Mineral Waters was rebuilt in 1994 as a county library, but the battlemented and towered former Drill Hall of 1890 survives. Beyond, at the corner of Silver Street, is the old Constitutional Club of 1895, lots of blood red terra cotta, with the Usher Gallery beyond.

The Drill Hall (left), which was then the HQ of the 4th Battalion Royal Lincolnshire Regiment, has recently had a complete restoration; it reopened on 20 March 2004 to resume its place in the entertainment life of Lincoln. The Duke of Wellington pub next door was built in 1933. Messrs Parke & White of 45 Broadgate (extreme left) closed in 1958, and the site is now the new and expanded Lincoln City Library. The road is now divided, with crossing places for pedestrians. This is now an extremely busy road, and there is a host of traffic lights where five roads meet at the bottom of Lindum Hill, just about where the car is coming down the road.

This is an excerpt from Lincolnshire Living Memories, by Malcolm Knapp

The Drill Hall (left), which was then the HQ of the 4th Battalion Royal Lincolnshire Regiment, has recently had a complete restoration; it reopened on 20 March 2004 to resume its place in the entertainment life of Lincoln. The Duke of Wellington pub next door was built in 1933. Messrs Parke & White of 45 Broadgate (extreme left) closed in 1958, and the site is now the new and expanded Lincoln City Library. The road is now divided, with crossing places for pedestrians. This is now an extremely busy road, and there is a host of traffic lights where five roads meet at the bottom of Lindum Hill, just about where the car is coming down the road.

Here Broadgate starts to climb out of the valley. Whites Mineral Waters was rebuilt in 1994 as a county library, but the battlemented and towered former Drill Hall of 1890 survives. Beyond, at the corner of Silver Street, is the old Constitutional Club of 1895, lots of blood red terra cotta, with the Usher Gallery beyond.

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