Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Gainsborough, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Gainsborough

Historic Maps of Gainsborough and the local area.

I started my career in public health as Additional Sanitary Inspector in Gainsborough in 1947 at the magnificent salary of £390 per annum with a cycle allowance of £12. John Carter was the Chief and, apart from a Clerk,and the Medical Officer, the only other employee was a retired butcher who not (...Read full memory)

my granddad ran the swimming /slipper /public baths his name was Talbot I learned to swim there as dad was an instructor. I went to the school across the road Any one who knows more get in touch thank you