Long Sutton, Lincolnshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Changes In Lifestyles

I was in school in Long Sutton and worked part time for Phillip Stow the butcher. I had to go round customers' houses in the morning and take orders for their meat requirements.  I then went to school. After school I had to deliver the orders on a trade bicycle with a basket on the front. The local ...Read full memory

Growing Up In Long Sutton

I was born in Long Sutton in Dial House and in1939 moved to The Chase. My father was a railway clerk at the station for over 40 years. He started as a lad porter at Gedney in 1918. I remember the Gem cinema, the beautiful flower park,as a scout in the wet coronation parade1953. Later catching the 8a.m. train to ...Read full memory

First Impresstion Of Long Sutton

I first came to Long Sutton after my husband was given the job of being the local'bobby'We came to live in the local police station, which was an office room in the house. My first impresstion of Long Sutton was how slow the pace of life was after comming from a large city of Birmingham where the pace of ...Read full memory