Winteringham History & Genealogy

Winteringham Local History and Genealogy

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Important Winteringham Anniversaries

Here’s some of the important anniversaries coming up in the next few years ....

800th Anniversary
15th June 2015
Magna Carta was signed, by Winteringham’s Robert Marmion the Younger, among others in 1215.

100th Anniversary
4th April 2017
102 year old former Mayor of Winterinbgham, Edmund Cordeaux died.


700th Anniversary
26th September 2017

Edward II granted a charter for a market and fair to be held at Winteringham, in 1317.

The Great War - 100th anniversaries of Winteringham men killed in action, in date order

4-12-1915
George Burkill

22-12-1915
Elias W Field

5-10-1916
Reginald J Dodds

24-4-1917
Charles Howden

3-5-1917
Frederick Kirkby*

31-5-1917
Frank Brown

31-7-1917
William Earl

17-8-1917
Albert Green

23-9-1917
Harold Dawson**

26-3-1918
Joseph Green

11-10-1918
John Robinson

9-2-1919
Charles Albert Ogg


* I have been unable to verify 100% that this is 'our' Frederick Kirkby, but is the most likely

** Not on our memorial, but a Winteringham-raised man, living at the time in Barton
 

Evacuees
Were you, or one of your family, one of “our” evacuees?  We’d love to hear from you!

This week’s featured page

We Will Remember Them

We Will Remember Them

With more than 600 pages on the site, some may easily be overlooked!  Each week, we’ll feature a page that is buried deep in the history
site!

To find information, it is usually best to use the search page

Fascinating Winteringham Photos
many with mysteries attached!
Click any photo for more information

Winteringham men on a night out in Scunthorpe

Winteringham Soldier 3

Winteringham Soldier 1

Winteringham Soldier 2

Winteringham Wedding

Burkills - Four Generations

Martha E Burkill

Sarah Ann Shaw

Winteringham School - families

 

Winteringham Info Logo - Florrie Nicholson

 

Local History Web Ring
Family History Quests
FamilyHistoryQuests.co.uk
Villages online

UKGID Logo

 

Irish and British Villages

 

Latest Winteringham Update: 29th August 2014
Latest Updates to this site:
Marriages 1971-1980, On this day in History - August, Great War Roll of Honour, We Will Remember Them, New Page: Charles Albert Ogg

On this day in Winteringham ....
 1859: Anne Agnes Erskine, the sister of Louisa Read (wife of the Rector) was married in Winteringham Church to Robinson Fowler a Barrister and magistrate living in Manchester.  His first wife had “run off with a Duke's son,” according to a diarist from Alkborough!

1906: A Winteringham man appeared before Scunthorpe Magistrates and pleaded guilty to being drunk on licensed premises on August 4th.  The Chairman said that he had 27 previous convictions and would be committed for 28 days.  After consultation it appeared the Bench couldn't impose this sentence, so he was fined 17s 6d including costs, or 14 days.  The man asked to pay part, but Superintendent Holmes objected - the arrears of previous fines had been wiped off recently to give him a fresh start, but he was as bad as ever!  The Chairman stated that he either paid the fine or went to gaol.

1935: Hull Daily Mail:

Rescued Boy Walks Away

Vanishes after Hull Pier Thrill

While playing on the ferryboat dock, Victoria Pier, Hull, a young boy, believed to be about 8 to 10 years old, fell into the water.  His plight was seen by Alfred Barley, aged 62, of Winteringham, Lincolnshire, skipper of a sloop moored nearby.

Mr Barley jumped into a small boat and rowed to the boy, whom he succeeded in rescuing.  The boy, who appeared none the worse for his ordeal, got out of the boat and walked away when the quayside was reached, and though the police have made enquiries they have been unable to ascertain his identity.

 

Postcard Post Office and Children - enhanced 525w

A much larger version of this postcard can be found on the Hi-Res photos site, here

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Charles Albert Ogg and his brother Harold Ogg
Elaine Harrison

 

WWI Roll of Honour 150w
Great War, Roll of Honour
Will Maw, photographed by Ken Jacobs

Auction of Mrs Knowles Furniture etc 1899 - 150w
Auction of “Household Effects” from Rectory 1899
Sandra Clayton

Edmund Cordeaux - 150w
Edmund Cordeaux
Sandra Clayton

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In the Marsh
John H Bratton

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In the Snow!
John H Bratton

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The Church in August 1979
John H Bratton

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Upper Whitton Lightship
John H Bratton

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From the Old Railway
John H Bratton

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The Haven
John H Bratton

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The Haven Ash
Photos from the same spot, 34 years apart!

John H Bratton

Humberforeshore1978 - 150w
The Humber Foreshore
Photos from the same spot, 34 years apart!

John H Bratton

Church from Henry Brumbys Garden - 150w
Church in Spring
Sandra Clayton

3 ladies at school - 150w
Schoolteachers 1960
Sandra Clayton

SCHOOL ROAD POSTCARD - 150w
School Road 1930s
Sandra Clayton, scanned by Ken Jacobs

Great Grandad working at ferriby Cliff - 150w
South Ferriby Cliff Quarry
Val Mercer

School Football team - Champions - 150w
School Football Champs!
Leonard Hunsley, scanned by Sandra Clayton

Mel & Pump 1 150w
Parish Pump Rebuilt
Mel Parish rebuilds pump casing 11th May 2013
Photographs by Ken Jacobs

Cement Factory - Lorries 150w
Eastwoods Cement Factory
Leonard Hunsley, scanned by Sandra Clayton
(includes line-up for Queen, lorry in School Road, and a pay packet for December 1957

SANDRA'S SCHOOL PICS 25th July 1928 - 150w
Winteringham School Photos 1928
Leonard Hunsley, via Sandra Clayton, scanned by Ken Jacobs

Margaret Blanchard milk delivery - 150w
Margaret Blanchard (nee Teal) delivers milk in Scunthorpe
Lorna Tomlinson

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Moor and Robson’s deliveries to the Ferry Boat Inn, October 1915
passed on via Lorna Tomlinson

1959 school photo 150w
School Photo 1959
Sandra Clayton

Dinner Staff at Winteringham School 1952 - 150w

School Dinner Staff 1952
Sandra Clayton

School 1977-78 - 150w

School Photo 1978
Sandra Clayton

Margaret Wilson and Marilyn McPhillips 1960 - 150w

School Friends
Lorna Tomlinson, scanned by Ken Jacobs

Ferriby Cement Works 150w 15032013

Cement Works
Lorna Tomlinson, scanned by Ken Jacobs

Bus - Enterprise and Silver Dawn 150w

Mrs Clarke - conductress on Enterprise and Silver Dawn
Mary Fell

Rose Queen 1959 - 150w

Rose Queen 1959
Lorna Tomlinson, scanned by Ken Jacobs

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Village Pump celebrations 1911 and 1977
Lorna Tomlinson, scanned by Ken Jacobs

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Gate End in 1964
Lorna Tomlinson, scanned by Ken Jacobs

School Photo 1955 - 150w

School Leavers 1955
Courtesy of Sandra Clayton

Football team 1930s - 150w

Football Club, about 1930
Newspaper cutting courtesy of Mary Fell

Mr and Mrs Fred Draper - 150w

Mr and Mrs Draper
Newspaper cutting courtesy of Mary Fell

 

The Unforgiving River
A page full of Winteringham heroes, and rescues!  Click here

Home guard - stationmaster

Rescues and Heroes
A page full of Winteringham heroes, and rescues!

Oil storage tanks - 150w

When Winteringham lost 100 jobs for 9d!
 

Bernard Hunsley 150w

Bernard Hunsley
Susanne Nash (Bernard’s daughter)

Jessima Waterlow and her grandmother Jane Anne Slingsby, nee Waddingham - 150w

Jessima Waterlow (left) and her grandmother Jane Anne Slingsby
Mary Fell

Market Hill Postcard - 150w

Market Hill - Post card
Mary Fell

Gate End postcard - 150w

Gate End in the 1930s - Post card
Mary Fell

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Winteringham School Photos 1950s
Pat Shipp

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The Rectory 1863, by Lewis Carroll (Charles Dodgson)
A “missing” photo comes to light, with thanks to Edward Wakeling

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The Old Post Office
Kindly supplied by Val Peill, and scanned by Ken Jacobs

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Gate End
Kindly supplied by Val Peill, and scanned by Ken Jacobs

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Haven and Boatyard (2 postcards)
Kindly supplied by Val Peill, and scanned by Ken Jacobs

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Two Multi-View Postcards
Kindly supplied by Val Peill, and scanned by Ken Jacobs

National School Plan - 150w

National School - Plan of the School
Drawn to scale by Geoff Greaves, and scanned by Ken Jacobs

National School 150w

National School
Kindly supplied by Mr and Mrs Isherwood, and scanned by Ken Jacobs

Val's Pics TOWLER PLACE-20121102-001624- 150w

Western Green
Kindly supplied by Val Peill, and scanned by Ken Jacobs

Val's Pics REMEMBRANCE DAY-20121102-001624- 150w

Armistice Day Parade c.1925
Kindly supplied by Val Peill, and scanned by Ken Jacobs

Val's Pics West End-20121102-001624- 150w

West End Maltkiln
Kindly supplied by Val Peill, and scanned by Ken Jacobs

WEST END COTTAGES - 150w

West End Cottages
Kindly supplied by Sandra Clayton, and scanned by Ken Jacobs

Low Burgage Postcard Scan - 150w

Low Burgage 1900s
 

Winteringham Marriage Register

Burials 1631-1640
Val Peill, Kay Ashberry and Chris Knowles

Boatyard sale - enhanced 150wWinteringham Shipyard for sale!
Kindly supplied by Jane Routh

CHURCH INTERIOR - 150wWinteringham Church decorated for Harvest Festival, 1950s
Kindly supplied by Sandra Clayton
Scanned by Ken Jacobs

1950 SCHOOL PHOTO 150wWinteringham School Photo 1950
Kindly supplied by Sandra Clayton
Scanned by Ken Jacobs

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A Winteringham Burkill bottle
Photographed by Ken Jacobs

WINTERINGHAM CHURCH FETE 1973 - 150wWinteringham Church Fete 1973

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WINTERINGHAM DRAMA GROUP C.1950 22 150wWinteringham Drama Group c. 1950

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Postcard of Haven - 1200 dpi 150wPostcard: Haven and Boatyard

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WI say GoodbyeWI say goodbye to Miss Brown and Miss Malone
Mary Fell
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An Edwardian Diary (It’s gone well beyond the Edwardian period now!)
More extracts from a diary of one of the Burkills from Winteringham - now includes extracts from 1904-1933
Val Peill, by courtesy of Kath Smith
more ....

 

Boys on bikesWinteringham People of the 1930s
Frank Bray - Frank, Aidan and Joan Harrison
Christine Hammond & Chris Snowdon
more ....

Dorothy Bray's WeddingWinteringham Wedding
Dorothy Bray - 1936
Christine Hammond
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Isle of Axholme, and Atalanta drop passengers at WinteringhamScunthorpe Telegraph article about ferries .... and a later correction!
When the Scunthorpe Telegraph reckoned Atalanta and Isle of Axholme were dropping off ferry -passengers at the Haven .... and their correction!
Andrew Snowdon
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Railway article 1949Scunthorpe Telegraph article 1949  
“Wayfarer” article with direct quotes from Mr Yewdall (engineer), Mr S A Freeman (stationmaster at Winterton with Thealby), Mr Walter Brickell (stationmaster at Normanby Park), & Mr Fred Lee (stationmaster at Winteringham & Whitton)
Andrew Snowdon
more ....

Scunthorpe Telegraph article 1979  
Includes some terrific nuggets of historical information from Aidan Harrison!
Andrew Snowdon
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Winteringham Cricket Club badge
Cricket Club Badge
Andrew Snowdon
more ...

NB: The badge is shown well down the page on the Cricket Club page .... just above an article from the Scunthorpe Telegraph that explains its origins!

Mill Sale Winteringham
Mill to be sold - 1829
Val Peill, scanned by Ken Jacobs
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Haven at Low Tide
The Haven at Low Tide
John Kirk
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Aerial photo circa 1960
Aerial Photo circa 1960
John H Bratton
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Paper Cutting
“Dear Sir” - re the Bay Horse
Val Peill, scanned by Ken Jacobs
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West End and School House Winteringham
West End and School House
Val Peill, scanned by Ken Jacobs
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Burkills at the Nest
Burkills, at “The Nest”
Val Peill, scanned by Ken Jacobs
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Winteringham School 1970s photos
Winteringham School Photos from the 1970s
Val Peill, scanned by Ken Jacobs
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Western Green
Western Green
Val Peill, scanned by Ken Jacobs
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Winteringham CC 1948 Champions
Postcard: School House and Shoemakers Lane
John Kirk
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Winteringham CC 1948 Champions
Champions!  Winteringham Cricket Club 1948
Kindly provided by Jane Harry and scanned by Ken Jacobs
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Cricket bronze badge
Mysterious badge found
Ken Jacobs
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Winteringham Rectory by Freda Rudston Read
Freda Rudston Read’s Winteringham sketches
kindly supplied by John Elverson
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Nelly Robinson
1857 photos of old folk from Winteringham
kindly supplied by John Elverson
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Zinteringhq; Rectory 1857
1857 photo of the Rectory
kindly supplied by John Elverson
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Bill Bent
Norries Ark
newspaper cutting supplied by Valerie Mercer
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Winteringham School 1950-1951
Winteringham Primary School 1950-1951
Sandra Clayton
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Pong Shop
Pong Shop, 1979
John H Bratton
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Barges
Barges, 1979
John H Bratton
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Pigsties
Pigsties, 1979
John H Bratton
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Lysaghts
Steelworks from Winteringham, 1979
John H Bratton
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Winteringham Chapel 1979
The Chapel, 1979
John H Bratton
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Winteringham Church 31-12-1978
The Church, 31st December 1978
John H Bratton
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School House 31-12-1978
The School House, 31st December 1978
John H Bratton
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The Orchard 1979 by John Bratton
The Orchard, 1979
John H Bratton
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Thomas Frederick Rudston Read
The family tree of Rev TFR Read - here
Photos of Rev TFR Read - here

Kindly supplied and scanned by John Elverson

Thomas Frederick Rudston Read
The life of Rev Thomas Frederick Rudston Read .... by Rev Thomas Frederick Rudston Read!
Kindly supplied, scanned and transcribed by John Elverson
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Winteringham Primary School 1949
Winteringham Primary School 1949
Sandra Clayton
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Winteringham Primary School 1952
Winteringham Primary School 1952
Leonard Hunsley, scanned by Sandra Clayton
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Winteringham Marriage Register
Burials 1801-1810 ..... abortion, scrophula, burning, declines, and an epidemic of measles amongst the village’s children
Val Peill, Kay Ashberry and Chris Knowles
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Mrs Barratt's Boarding School for Young Ladies
An advert for Mrs Barratt’s Boarding School for Young Ladies
Sandra Clayton
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A request from Sarah:   I have been trying to find out where the original manuscript of Adam's 'Private Thoughts' is located, I know that it was translated and edited from the shorthand journal Adam kept and would very much like the opportunity to see that journal if it still exists. Any information you can give me about this would be extremely useful.

1851 Restoration accounts
Winteringham Church - Accounts for the 1851 Restoration
Sandra Clayton
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William Marmion
Detailed photographs of the Marmion effigy in Winteringham Church
Ken Jacobs
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Light Railway Amendment Order 1913
North Lindsey Light Railway Amendment Order 1913
John Kirk
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Winteringham Post card posted in 1943
Winteringham Postcard, posted 20th September 1943, from Winteringham
John Kirk
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Winteringham Church
Winteringham Church - A poem by Agnes Codling
Sandra Clayton
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Rev Charles Knowles
A photo of Rev Charles Knowles
Sandra Clayton
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Bill Bent
A Soldier’s Tale, Part 3
Valerie Mercer
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Winteringham Church
Headstones


All headstones from the churchyard for which we have photographs (over 200 of them) are now on the site.  Higher resolution photos are available for most of these.

Winteringham National School
Victorian Boys Names in Winteringham


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Winteringham National School
Victorian Girls Names in Winteringham


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Census Icon
1871 Census Facts and Figures


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Census Icon
1891 Census Facts and Figures


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Kelly's Directory
1933 Directory added


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Winteringham WI
WI Entertain Village Children

Kath Burkill/Christine Hammond
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Temperance Hall, Winteringham
Temperance Hall, Methodist Fundraisers

Kath Burkill/Christine Hammond
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Rose Queen, Winteringham c1960
Rose Queen 1960
Kath Burkill/Christine Hammond
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Seat, Almshouses
A new seat outside Almshouses
Kath Burkill/Christine Hammond
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Summer fete Winteringham
A Summer Fete
Kath Burkill/Christine Hammond
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National Scool about 1928
National School about 1928
Val Peill
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John Foster - Poetry Book
John Foster, Shoemaker & Poet
Sandra Clayton
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Cub Scouts
Cub Scouts and the new tent
Val Peill
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Preparing the Pitch
Winteringham Cricket Club - the Croft
John Kirkby
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Winteringham Cricket Club - the players
Winteringham Cricket Club - the Teams
John Kirkby
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Winteringham Cricket Club Dinners
Winteringham Cricket Club - the Dinners
John Kirkby
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Winteringham Haven
More details of boats built in Winteringham
(plus - “Haven” and “Boatbuilding” pages are now separate ones)
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Captain Dudding, Malta, 1904
Captain Dudding Malta 1904

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Winteringham School Infants Class, 1930s
Winteringham School Infants, 1930s
Valerie Mercer
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Brigg Workhouse
Winteringham Overseers of the Poor expenditure examples 1804-1809
Rex Russell, provided by Sandra Clayton
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Winteringham Sports 1907
Winteringham Sports - the grandstand
Valerie Mercer
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Robert Storry Winteringham Curate
Winteringham Curate - Robert Storry

more ... on the Thomas Adam page (for whom he was curate)

John Foster, Winteringham poet
Winteringham Poet of 18th century rediscovered
(John Foster, or Forster, book published 1797 or 1798)
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Potato Picking, Winteringham, 1940
Winteringham Potato Picking circa 1940
Valerie Mercer
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Spring House Winteringham
Winteringham Spring House
Valerie Mercer
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School Play Winteringham 1957
Winteringham School Play 1957
Katharine Willis
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W J Sutton 1957
Winteringham Cricket Club - “Wayfarer” article August 1957, and the new club badge
Sandra Clayton
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Brigg WorkhouseWinterton Poorhouse
Sandra Clayton and Val Peill
more ...

Note: The picture to the left, supplied by Valerie Mercer, is of Brigg Workhouse which superseded Winterton Workhouse in the late 1830s, and to which Winteringham poor were sent from that time onwards.

Circa 1980 Winteringham School Cheque Presentation
Winteringham Primary School cheque presentation about 1980
Sandra Clayton

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Winteringham WI floats for Winterton Show
More WI Floats for Winterton Show
Christine Hammond

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Winteringham School Staff 50th Anniversary 1978
Winteringham Primary School Staff Photo, for the school’s 50th anniversary in 1978
Sandra Clayton

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Winteringham School, Miss Coggan's Class 1957
Miss Coggan’s Class, 1957
Ann Weatherhogg, scanned by Christine Hammond

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Winteringham WI Float - General Hospital
WI Float for Winterton Show - General Hospital
Sandra Clayton

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Valerie and Helen Bent, West End, Winteringham
In West End, 1958
Valerie Mercer, scanned by Jamie Crowston

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Fancy Dress at the Winteringham Chapel Fete 1958
Fancy Dress at the Chapel Fete, 1958
Valerie Mercer, scanned by Jamie Crowston

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Miss Malone's Class, Winteringham School, 1957
Miss Malone’s Class, 1957
Valerie Mercer, scanned by Jamie Crowston

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Winteringham Haven
The Storm of December 1874 - a poem, by Ann Barratt
from research by Kay Ashberry

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NLLR Opening poster
Poster advertising the opening of the NLLR to Winteringham and West Halton
from research by Flyer Robinson

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James Knott
Winteringham man who fought in Boer War
Chris Butler

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Winteringham WI Float
1970s WI Floats for Winterton Show
Sarah Delisle

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Haven postcard
The Haven
Chris Snowdon

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Spring House
Spring House
Chris Snowdon

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Railway Plans 1905
Railway Extension Plans
Sandra Clayton, scanned by Ken Jacobs
In 1905 plans were made to extend the NLLR to Burton Stather to the west and to Barton to the east.  Thanks to Sandra and Ken we can now see these detailed plans of railways that were never built.
Plan 1  Plan 2  Plan 3

Low Burgage
Low Burgage
Kay Ashberry, scanned by Ken Jacobs

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Almshouses Town End Winteringham
Almshouses, circa 1900
Sandra Clayton

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Marsh Lane
In Marsh Lane
Sandra Clayton

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Winteringham Choir 1950s
Winteringham Choir 1950s
Sandra Clayton & Val Peill

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Charles PeaceThe most infamous Victorian Villain was arrested by
A Winteringham National Hero!

The amazing story of PC Edward Robinson, and the villain Charles Peace.  Click here

Maurice Ogg as a young boyBritish Library:Old Folk Songs, sung by Winteringham’s Maurice Ogg, with some learned from other Winteringham people.  Click here

A song called “Air for Maurice Ogg” can be heard on YouTube here.

Winteringham Harvest Home
Winteringham Harvest Home 1862 poster
Sandra Clayton & Val Peill

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National School Announcement 1845
Winteringham National School Announcement
Sandra Clayton

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Katharine and Peter Willis and Margaret Potts
Manor Farm Childhood - Latest Story... “One summer school day”
Katharine Willis

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Rodeo Poem
The Winteringham Rodeo
by Vera Jollands, supplied by Val Peill

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Arthur Teal
Winteringham featured in the Lincolnshire Times 1961
Sandra Clayton

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Z G Yewdall
Z G Yewdall, a man who made his mark on Winteringham!
Charles Parker

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Catalogue page
Manor Farm sale catalogue 1958
Katharine Willis

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Farm Sale icon
The Farm Sale when the Horses were named!
Sandra Clayton

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Manor Farmworkers
Manor Farm photographs
Katharine Willis

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Katharine and Peter Willis, with Margaret Potts
Manor Farm Dairy Cattle
Katharine Willis

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Winteringham School 1950s
Winteringham School Group, 1950s
Katharine Willis

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The Brown familyThe Brown Family
Beverley Lucas

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Cottage in West End, WinteringhamCottage in West End (now demolished)
A beautiful summer day in West End, and enjoying the sun is Mrs Barber.

Photograph supplied by the Barber family, Sandra Clayton and Val Peill
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Christmas Party National School Winteringham Old folks Christmas Party
The oldest man and oldest woman in the village pull a cracker for the camera in this 1950s photo

Photograph supplied by Sandra Clayton and Val Peill
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At Cleethorpes swimming poolTo the seaside
Off to Cleethorpes in the mid-fifties with the Chapel, and what better way to cool off than at the Cleethorpes Open-air Swimming Pool?

Photograph supplied by Sandra Clayton and Val Peill
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Winteringham Temperance HallTemperance Hall in the 1930s
The latest pic on the site is the Temperance Hall, supplied by Marjorie Bratton, and scanned by Ken
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Local mapMap - showing railways that were never built!
Here’s a map from Flyer that his grandad used for planning his bike rides ... which includes the Winteringham to Barton, and Whitton to Alkborough railways!  Also the main road is shown as Ermine Street to Winterton, then Winteringham Road to Mere Crossroads!
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Alf Simons potato clampingPotato clamping
Alf Simons prepares a potato clamp - one of the latest newspaper cuttings, which also include the Bay Horse and the village pump, supplied by Mary Fell
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Pals 1933When horses ruled the farm ...
Mary Fell’s father-in-law poses with a pair of horses as he ploughs a field in 1933
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High Burgage and CowsHigh Burgage
Chris Snowdon

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Cliff Road 1950sCliff Road in the 1950s
Julie Armstrong

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Church PostcardChurch Postcard
Chris Snowdon

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Maurice Bell Maurice Bell’s Croix de Guerre

Val Peill and Sandra Clayton

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Fair Poster 1907Winteringham Sports and Fair, July 1907
All the details of the events from a poster of the time!

Val Peill and Sandra Clayton

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1851 Guest at the Bay Horse Who is this guest at the Bay Horse in 1851?
... and why do we owe him a debt of gratitude from then?

Linda Griffiths explains all ...

Charles William Burkill's handwriting exercise Handwriting from the 19th century
Mary Fell has sent us some handwriting by Charles William Burkill, from 1860, and from Mary Jane Robinson from 1871.
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Winteringham Pong Shop“The Pong Shop”
Ken Jacobs
Ken has recorded Winteringham’s iconic Pong Shop for posterity
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West End Winteringham“New” postcard of West End
Les Burkill provides us with a wonderful winter view of West End.  Kindly scanned by Ken Jacobs
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High Burgage WinteringhamThree “New” postcards of High Burgage
Les Burkill provides us with wonderful views of the Ferry Boat Inn, the Primitive Chapel and Edwin Bray’s shop in old postcards of High Burgage.  Kindly scanned by Ken Jacobs
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Winteringham Marriage RegisterRose/Waddingham Family Research
Sue Kerrawn is looking for people who may be researching the Rose - Waddingham families of Winteringham
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Ralph HarrisonRalph Harrison - the man who handled 1 million a month
Our “latest” newspaper cutting!
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Sir Thomas LiptonWhat has a postcard of Sir Thomas Lipton to do with Winteringham?
Strangely ... possibly the best weekend ever in the village!
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Low Burgage Post CardLow Burgage Postcard
Looking north from Gate End
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Old Barn, Ferry Lane WinteringhamFerry Lane Barn
Ken was invited to record all aspects of the barn in Ferry Road shortly before demolition ...
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Demolition Pictures

National SchoolNational School Interior
The inside of the National School, when it was used as a village events venue
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West End Boys
West End Boys
Kindly supplied by Marjorie Bratton and scanned by Ken Jacobs
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Winteringham Football Team 1946
Football Team 1946
Kindly supplied by Val Peill and scanned by Ken Jacobs
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Winteringham School Group 1960
School Groups from 1955 & 1960, Sports Day 1974
Two more School Group photos added, courtesy of David Hatton, named by Val Peill, and scanned by Ken Jacobs
1955 School Group
1960 School Group
1974 Sports Day

CoOp van in High Burgage
Latest Old Photos and Post Cards!
More photos and postcards from Marjorie Bratton, scanned by Ken Jacobs
The Co-op Butcher’s van in High Burgage
The Haven

HMS Vanity - Winteringham's Warhip
HMS Vanity - Winteringham’s Warship
HMS Vanity was adopted by Winteringham in Warship Week 1941.  The son of the radar operator on the ship has now got in touch to try to find out more about “our” ship.
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Brumby Family
Mary Brumby’s Fantastic Maths Books
When Mary Brumby was working out her maths, and shopping lists, little could she have known how intriguing they would be 95 years later ... or that her work would be visible to people round the globe!
shopping lists ; maths

School Road Winteringham in the 1950s
School Road Winteringham in the 1950s, looking north
Our latest photograph, from Geoff Greaves and Ken Jacobs
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Winteringham Intermediate football team
Can you name any of the Winteringham intermediate football team from 1946-7?
Rol Button names the lot!
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Planting a tree at the schoolPhotos of the 1970s & 1980s
Vicky Cameron, who lived in Western Green in the 1970s & 1980s, has noticed that we have few photos from that era on the websites. There must be many photos from those years that would be of interest to Vicky, and all our visitors. Have you any that we could have on the site?  You’d make Vicky’s day!

Flyer Robinson at Winteringham 6
‘A Winteringham Boyhood’
The latest reminscences of a Winteringham boyhood in the 1950s and 60s by Flyer Robinson  more...

The Swell
Whatever happened to the “Swell”
No-one seemed to know what had happened to this beautiful steam drifter built at Winteringham - until Flyer did some research...

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George William Green
The Green Brothers
by Patricia Green

The tragic story of the Silver Street family who lost two brothers in the Great War, and a third brother became a prisoner of war ...
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Winteringham section, Lincolnshire Times 18th June 1949
‘Lincolnshire Times 1949’
by John Kirk

When my aunt gave me my grandfather’s chest, look what was inside!
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Robert Bratton born in Winteringham 1846
Robert Bratton
Tina Veall

Tina’s photo of Robert Bratton, has now been added to the “Bratton” page with further details
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Dinah Shaw
‘More Burkill photographs - Dinah Shaw’
by John Bosnell

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Tracks and waggons at Winteringham
‘David Harrison’s Winteringham memories’
David remembers Jim Sewell, an invitation onto the footplate of an engine at Winteringham Station, and playing cricket in the Croft ...  more...

Percy Hall
Percy Hall
Mary Fell
Mary remembers Percy Hall and his brother Reginald who was killed during the Second World War.
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Frank Brown headstone Bailleul France
Frank Brown information
Pamela Jean Sellers , grand daughter of Maud Brown
We had no information on Winteringham soldier Frank Brown, a fallen hero of the Great War.  Until Pam Sellers contacted us  ...
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Winteringham Church postcard
Beautiful Church postcard added
A wonderful post card of Winteringham Church featuring 4 villagers ...
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Ferry Lane
‘That Reminds Me! ... 2’
Memories of Old Winteringham stirred by some of Ken’s modern photographs
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Ferry Boat Inn Winteringham
19th Century Poem about the Ferry Boat ...
The bells ... the bells ...
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NLLR Directors Report 1919
‘NLLR Directors Report for AGM 1920’
The accounts, railways owned and projected etc for the NLLR in 1919, for the AGM of 1920
by kind permission of www.the7820library.org.uk
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NLLR letter from Winteringham, 1909
‘A letter from Winteringham Station...’
It’s 1909, and Zachariah Yewdall writes to Sam Fay, General Manager of the Great Central...  by kind permission of www.the7820library.org.uk
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Orchard Close
‘That Reminds Me!’
Memories of Old Winteringham stirred by some of Ken’s modern photographs
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Neuf Marche wayside chapel
A 300 year-old mystery
Dr Stukely posed us a Winteringham mystery almost 300 years ago ... To what was he referring?  Where in Winteringham was it?

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Winteringham Church from the Hill
The Church from the Hill
Our latest acquisition of old postcards

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Spencer Wedding
The Spencer family of Winteringham & Winterton

Jill Floyd
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Herbert Porkess
Herbert Porkess
A photo of this Winteringham gentleman
Chris Snowdon
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Homes and Haunts of Henry Kirke White
‘Homes and Haunts of Henry Kirke White’
Scans of the “Winteringham” pages of this book, published in 1908
scans of the pages (not searchable for words)
transcriptions of the pages (searchable for words)

Winteringham School Canteen
‘Dining in’
A well-loved building in Winteringham holds fascinating memories ... is one of them your’s?
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Winteringham Cricket Club Brocklesby enquire after our cricket scorebooks
Richard Bedwell on behalf of Brocklesby Cricket Club, would be interested in scorebooks of games between Winteringham and Brocklesby, especially pre-1948.  If you know the whereabouts of ANY of the Winteringham scorebooks, please contact us.

Brocklesby Park CC site

Walnut Farm Cottage Well
’Well, Well, Well!’
A well is discovered at Walnut Farm Cottage as the roof is completed...
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Cartwheel Penny
Will this Cartwheel Penny forever hold its Winteringham secret?
 
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Cleethorpes Pier
’Flyer’s Family Album of days out in Cleethorpes’
left: When the UK’s current shortest seaside pier, was almost a quarter of a mile long!
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Old Boot from Walnut Farm Winteringham
Walnut Farm renovation - latest ...
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NOW ... More information on the boot!  Update!
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Winteringham Warehouse
Looking for Grasby, or Grassby information
Fay Colmer is looking for information about the Grasby, or Grassby family of Winteringham.  Can you help?
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Winteringham Video Archive
Low Burgage & the Haven 1970 - film

See Low Burgage still with Maltkiln, weighbridge Office, railway gates, the Warehouse, ... and the Haven with the remnants of the Railway Wharf ... all from almost 40 years ago!
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The Anson
Winteringham’s Transported Convicts
Marlene Walters
Marlene has sent us more details of the unfortunate Winteringham men who were transported to the other side of the world
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Lincolnshire YeomanryPostcard of the Lincolnshire Yeomanry, featuring, and sent by, a Winteringham War Hero 100 years ago
Andrew Snowdon & Aidan Harrison
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For details of Elias William Field, click here

Elias W Field Winteringham Soldier of the Great War
Winteringham War Hero, from the Ferry Boat Inn
Andrew Snowdon & Aidan Harrison
Photos of Elias William Field, one of the men commemorated on the Winteringham War Memorial
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Winteringham Cricket Club
Winteringham Cricket Club Photos
Andrew Snowdon & Aidan Harrison
The Winteringham Cricket Club team in its cup-winning heyday!
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Winteringham Home Guard
More names added
Andrew Snowdon
Andrew names this Winteringham Railwayman in the Home Guard photo, provides us with a date and further names for the football team photo, and spots his mother and uncle in the National School photos.

Winteringham Church from West
High detail postcard added
We have a new version of this postcard on the site, showing Winteringham Church from the West.
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Winteringham Railway at War
Winteringham Railway at War
Chris Snowdon
What was the role of the railway at Winteringham during the Second World War.  Chris reveals all - or almost all!
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Winteringham Stationmaster's House
Winteringham Stationmaster’s House
Flyer Robinson
Flyer describes in great detail the stationmaster’s house as he knew it in the 1950s.  A wonderful description of every part of the house and gardens!
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Winteringham Marriage Register
Looking for Gunson information
Alan Gunson is looking for specific information about the Gunson family of Winteringham.  Can you help?
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Winteringham Earlsgate Farm Postcard
Earlsgate Farm Postcard
Supplied by Harry Wells
Harry provides us with this view of West End in yesteryear
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Bernard Hunsely
Final Resting Place of Winteringham Hero
We believe this to be the final resting place of Bernard Hunsley from the Winteringham War Memorial.
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Winteringham Railway in Operation
Winteringham Railway in Everyday Operation
by Ken Jacobs, and Mrs Corney
A fantastic photo showing the Winteringham line as it was when passenger trains still ran.
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Winteringham Station
Lazarus the Rabbit and I - both in a stew!
by Chris Snowdon
We’re looking for personal memories of the railway at Winteringham.  Do you have memories relating to our railway?
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Low Burgage Winteringham
1939
affectionately remembered by Kathleen Phillips
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Ogg Research
Ogg Family Genealogy...
Research by Elaine Harrison (Ogg) on the Ogg framily of Winteringham

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Parish Registers
Frow Researchers...
Carol Rollin is looking for other researchers into the Frow family of Winteringham, Winterton and Appleby.

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Elias William Field Plaque Plaque Commemorating Elias William Field
Chris and Andrew Snowdon reveal plaque to Winteringham Great War hero.

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Herbert PorkessHerbert Porkess, a Winteringham Character
affectionately remembered by Chris Snowdon.  Now updated with information from Roger Porkess.
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Winteringham Ann Barratt's Poem Side 1 Winteringham poem “comes home”
Poem written by Winteringham’s Ann Barratt to Queen Victoria

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Suttons
Bonnie looks for Winteringham Sutton information ...
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Mists of War 1917
Winteringham war hero killed after order cancelling attack fails to come through ...
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Meggitt Cottage, WinteringhamMeggitt Cottage
Thanks to Val Peill and a member of the Ladley family, we now have a photograph of Meggitt Lane Cottage ...

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Dick Turpin
His Winteringham connections ...
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Lewis Carroll
The missing Winteringham photos from the man who wrote Alice in Wonderland ...
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Railway Wharf 1965 Fire!
Chris Snowdon almost made a fortune helping to put out a fire at Winteringham Haven ...

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Winterton SchoolHappy Days
Are you on Flyer Robinson’s school photo?

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Winteringham, Stanley RouthWinteringham in the Twenties
Stanley Routh’s account of the village eighty years ago.

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Triple yolk eggWinteringham Recipe for Sunday Breakfast...
Chris Snowdon’s whimsical recipe for a classic Winteringham Sunday breakfast back in the fifites ... including instructions about the ‘divi’ at the Co-op! (Parish Council site)
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Winteringham
in August Days of
Old

1st August 1810
Notice is hereby given that a ferry boat belonging to Winteringham Ferry, is kept at Ferriby Sluice, for passengers and stock, and sails every day to Brough three hours before high water, and returns from Brough to Ferriby Sluice at High Water, Winteringham 1st August 1810.

1st August 1889
Winteringham Church Sunday School took advantage of the Burton Flower Show being held in Normanby Park.  The day was warm and bright as the children, accompanied by their teachers and several parents were transported there by "conveyances" belonging to Messrs Bates and Thornton.  There were sports, games and donkeys, tea and other refreshments.

2nd August 1868
Funeral of Joseph Drury.  He had been drowned in the River Ouse in an attempt to rescue his sister's child who had fallen overboard.

2nd August 1905
William Chambers was spotted by Winteringham's PC Credland, using a waggon without his proper name being painted on it - instead the painted name was that of Jeckells.  Mr Chambers was fined 2s 6d, with 4s and 6d costs.

2nd August 1919
Winteringham Sports.

3rd August 1804
Letter HK White to Benjamin Maddock: My days flow on here in even tenor. They are, indeed, studious days, for my studies seem to multiply on my hands, and I am so much occupied with them, that I am becoming a mere bookworm, running over the rules of Greek versification in my walks , instead of expatiating on the beauties of the surrounding scenery. Winteringham is indeed now a beautiful place: the trees are in full verdure, the crops are browning the fields, and my former walks are become dry underfoot, which I have never known them to be before. The opening vista, from our church-yard, over the Humber, to the hills, and receding vales of Yorkshire assumes a thousand new aspects.  I sometimes watch it at evening, when the sun is just gilding the summits of the hills, and the lowlands are beginning to take a browner hue.  The showers partially falling in the distance, while all is serene above me; the swelling sail rapidly falling down the river; and not least of all, the villages, woods and villas on the opposite bank, sometimes render this scene quite enchanting to me; and it is no contemptible relaxation, after a man has been puzzling his brains over the intricacies of Greek choruses all the day, to come out and unbend his mind with careless thought and negligent fancies, while he refreshes his body with the fresh air of the country.

3rd August 1908
An advert appeared in the Hull Daily Mail offering rough or broken slag screenings for road, concrete, etc in large or small quantities.  It was placed by the Leeds Contract Company at Winteringham.  The point of interest being that the Leeds Contract Company was involved in building the railway to Winteringham.

3rd August 1924
Diarist: Heard wireless

4th August 1840
Serious accident aboard the Three Sisters - a sloop from Winteringham - a purchase man was shifting a heavy piece of oak which fell on him, and 'smashed his brains out'.

4th August 1887
The annual treat for the Church Sunday School was to the Alkborough Hills.  Josiah Robinson and Mr S Bates kindly loaned a waggon and large van to convey the children and many members of the congregation to Kell Well on the Hills. There was an ample tea and the helpers entertained the children in a number of ways.

4th August 1899
The Lincolnshire Chronicle reported that plans for the North Lindsey Light Railway had been amended, and instead of two spurs for the railway to enter the village, a curve had been substituted.  No main roads would be crossed, and the revised plan had been accepted.

4th August 1928
Sidney Roberts of Hull was suddenly thrown from his motorbike in Low Burgage and rendered unconscious.  First aid was rendered by people living nearby, and Dr Baker from Winterton examined him and discovered he had injured a hip bone.

5th August 1898
The Highways Committee of Lindsey County Council considered plans for three railways including the NLLR between Scunthorpe and Whitton, with branches to Winteringham, Winterton and Alkborough.  They authorised a sub-committee to formulate their objections, and were also of the opinion that the sum estimated for the construction was inadequate.

5th August 1908
At Scunthorpe Magistrates Court, a Winterton man was alleged to have cruelly ill-treated a pony at Winteringham.  The case for the prosecution suggested that the pony had first been taken to the Bay Horse, then to a passageway at The Ferry Boat Inn, where it was alleged to have been struck several times by the defendant.  However, another witnessed claimed he saw the horse being chased by two other horses which bit and licked the pony, explaining the marks on the back.  The case was dismissed.

5th August 1961
Winteringham featured in the Lincolnshire Times.

6th August 1864
Four-year-old Susannah Barratt was buried this day, the 17th and final victim of Scarlet Fever to run through the village.  Apart from George Henry Ashley (17), and Miriam Hewson (12), they had all been 7 years old or (in most cases) much younger.

6th August 1919
Seven Youths were charged with a brawl at Winteringham at 10:30 pm on this day.  Two of them stated that they weren't near the singers, nor were they singing.  PC Hutchinson said that he had warned most of the defendants before, and on this occasion he heard them a quarter of a mile away, in Silver Street.  They were all fined between 2s 6d, and 7s 6d when they appeared at court a month later.

7th August 1885
The annual school treat was held in the Rectory grounds on Thursday last week.  The day was all that could be desired, and the children appeared to thoroughly enjoy themselves.  Many of the parishioners sat down to a comfortable tea in the Rectory coach-house.

8th August 1761
John Wesley preached at Winterton; We do not have any record of him preaching at Winteringham, but he corresponded with Rev Adam, and also refers to other people in Winteringham in those letters.

8th August 1828
SERIOUS OUTRAGE.- The following has been transmitted  to us by a correspondent :- “A serious occurrence, to which I was an eye-witness, took place on Friday the 8th inst. at Wintringham.  Three men, a father and two-sons, named Pickersgill, who bear an indifferent character, entered the village about six o’clock in the evening, in a state of intoxication, and commenced quarrelling with the inhabitants. After the three had been fighting with some persons for a short time, the father, finding their antagonists getting the better of them, ran up to his house, a distance about 200 yards, swearing he would shoot two of the inhabitants, and the constables who had interfered for the preservation of the peace. He was seen to charge his gun, after which he returned down the street. One of the constables, and several inhabitants, endeavoured to wrest the weapon from him to prevent mischief. Finding himself overpowered, he cocked the piece and fired. There were at the time nearly 200 persons assembled. The shot struck the ground and rebounded, wounding a woman and her daughter who were standing at their own door, and a girl and boy, the latter of whom is considered to be in some danger, he having received three shots in his body.  The rage of the populace was powerfully excited at this desperate act; they seized the gun and dashed it to pieces, and could scarcely be restrained from executing summary vengeance upon its owner. He was however handcuffed and placed in a situation of security during the night, and on the following morning conveyed to Burton.”  Our correspondent adds that, after an investigation into the particulars of the case, the magistrate, Sir Robert Sheffield, committed the prisoner for a limited period to Kirton house of correction, in consequence of one of the inhabitants stating that he considered his life in danger from his violence. The two sons, who had also been in custody were released.  It is said that the parishioners of Winteringham are determined to bring the affair to trial at the sessions.

8th August 1907
The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway told the Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser that it had happily secured favourable facilities at Winteringham, without the need for the cost of Parliamentary opposition.

9th August 1885
The annual flower service was held at the Church.  Many posies were presented, and a sermon given by REV W A Taylor of Roxby.  The flowers were sent to the sick at Hull General Infirmary.

9th August 1895
A front bedroom and sitting room with piano, were to let for reasonable terms at Waterside House.

10th August 1711
The records of the Quakers Minutes states: John Dent gives account to Friends of this Meeting of some dishonesty by theft comited by Mary Champion of Winteringham in order to have there advice about her this Meeting appoints Mary Frow & Anne Sharp to deall with her & know if shee be willing to give forth a testimony against herself, for such her evill doeings, for clearing Truth & Friends & bring in her answer to next Monthly Meeting.

10th August 1905
Garden party at Rectory.

11th August 1829
An advertisement was placed in the newspaper re the sale of the Mill following the death of the current miller (Ralph Shaw). The mill had five floors, regulating sails, three pair of stones, two cylinders, corn screen, bolting mill, and included a Dwelling-house adjoining the same, with the spacious Granary (convertible into a Malt-kiln), Meal Shop, Stabling for 8 horses, Cow -house, Cart Shed, Piggery, Garden, Yard

11th August 1863
At Sutton on Derwent, Rector of Winteringham, Thomas Rudston Read, officiated at the marriage of William Fielding Harding (son of the late Rev Henry Harding) and Louisa, eldest daughter of Rev George Rudston Read of Sutton in Derwent.  At the same time and place, Rev Read also conducted the wedding of Frederic Steward, to Georgiana, third-daughter of Rev George Rudston Read!

11th August 1900
The Sarah sailed from Goole, light, for Winteringham.  Captained by Harry Sweating she was of 43 tons.

11th August 1937
A Winteringham married mother of seven children, was bound over for two years and placed on probation for stealing a dress, three towels, and a tablecloth from Scunthorpe public market.

12th August 1808
The Rev Francis Swann was empowered to hold the rectory of Winteringham, together with the vicarage of Kirton, in the Parts of Holland.

12th August 1883
Flower service in the Parish church in place of usual evening service.  The 100 bouquets were sent to the Hull Royal Infirmary and the Children's Hospital.

12th August 1896
Tinkle Brewery sold for 270.

12th August 1905
New mill chimney smoked for the first time.

13th August 1892
Cricket v Roxby: Roxby won by an innings and six runs.
Winteringham's batsmen were:
J Burkill 1 & 0
W Barratt 0 & 13
C Hall 4 & 1
J Gibson 0 & 3
B Bickell 5 & 2
M Reed 1 & 18
M Bromby 0 & 5
A Barr 0 & 0
H Smith 0 & 3
C Waddingham 0 & 0
W Beacock 0 & 1
Extras: 5 & 4
Total 16 & 50.

Roxby 72.

13th August 1896
The annual Church Sunday School Treat was held in the Rectory Gardens.  The children sat down to tea at 4pm.  The teachers, and many of the congregation also sat down to tea once the children had finished.  Afterwards there were races, scrambling, etc.  The party dispersed at 9 pm, after the children had sung several hymns and given three hearty cheers for those who had provided the treat and entertainment.

13th August 1906
H Waddingham offered the ketch Hebron for sale.  It carries 100 tons to sea, with all stores, sails, lying in Winteringham Haven.

14th August 1813
Augustus Wardle was drowned in the Humber.  His body was not washed up until 27th October that year, dressed like a sailor.  Unidentified at first, but later identified as Augustus Wardle.

14th August 1907
"L AND Y" RAILWAY ENTERPRISE
FURTHER OUTLET ON THE HUMBER
What the future of Winteringham on the Humber, will be it is perhaps at the present moment difficult to forecast, though now, thanks to the enterprise of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company, which work a railway between Scunthorpe, near Frodingham, Lincolnshire, and the port, it now seems fraught with boundless possibilities.  If the port is not so well known as Goole or Hull it has just as many advantages in that it has fine deep water suitable for a quay and wharfage, and will form an excellent additional outlet to meet the ever growing requirements of the company.  From the merely local point of view Winteringham has also the advantage of being in close proximity to a district, Frodisham [sic .... should be "Frodingham"], rich in deposits of iron ore.  As already known, a scheme was formulated some time ago by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Company to lay a railway direct from Fockerby, over the Trent to Winteringham, but ultimately this scheme was abandoned owing to certain opposition.  In connection with this Sir George Armytage's statement at the half-yearly meeting of the company may be recalled.

Negotiations took place, with the happy result that we are able to obtain favourable facilities for dealing with our traffic without incurring the expense of making a new railway.

Though the secret has been studiously kept the favourable facilities undoubtedly refer to the working of this railway from Scunthorpe.  When it is well known that the "L and Y" is a gigantic steamship-railway carrying company, having twenty five vessels at its disposal sailing to many of the Continental ports, Winteringham as well as the other ports will no doubt be able to cope with the ever increasing traffic of the North of England.

15th August 1802
Edward Clarvis, parish clerk, died at the moment he said "Amen" at the close of a marriage ceremony in Winteringham church.

15th August 1814
The boat "Wintringham" arrived in Leeds from Winteringham, under captain Johnson!

15th August 1883
Sale of work held in Rectory Gardens in aid of Church Funds.  A large tent was erected in front of the Rectory in the flower garden.  The refreshments were served in one of the outbuildings, presided over by Mrs Chapman of Coleby Hall, Mrs Joseph Burkill and Mrs Robert Burkill of Winteringham.  The inclement weather was responsible for a lower turn out than anticipated with the result that several items went unsold.  These will be disposed of in a sale in the schoolroom at Christmas.

15th August 2005
New owners of Winteringham Fields - Colin and Rebecca McGurran take over from Germaine and Annie Schwab.

16th August 1849
On Thursday the 16th inst., Mr John Sargeant, master of the keel Victoria, of Blacktoft, after taking in a cargo of cliff stone at Hessle, in proceeding to his destination, Yokefleet, in consequence of the ebbing of the tide brought up in the Brough roads on Thursday: whilst there he ate a very hearty dinner, but between five and six o'clock he was attacked with cholera, which in a short time became so severe that it was thought advisable to have him conveyed to his residence at Newport, where the best medical aid was procured (Mr. H. J. Raines of that place, was in immediate attendance), and the most prompt and anxious attention was paid to his case, and every means used for his restoration, but without the desired effect, as he expired a little after one o'clock on Friday morning, after suffering the most excruciating pain.  He was very greatly respected by his employers, Messrs. Grasby and Reynolds, and a numerous circle of friends and relatives.  He was the youngest son of the late Captain George Sargeant, of Wintringham, near Barton, Lincolnshire, and was in the 31st year of his age.

16th August 1883
DAWSON'S DEFALCATIONS.- At a meeting of the Brigg Board of Guardians on the 16th, a letter was read from Mr Jabez Spencer, overseer of the poor for the parish of Winteringham, requesting the guardians to allow the last payment of the union call to be put off until the 29th September, stating as his reason for the application that the defalcations of Mr Wm. Dawson, who recently absconded, had made dreadful work among the small farmers in the parish.  The application was granted, the Chairman remarking that he knew that a number of small farmers had suffered heavy losses through Dawson. - It is alleged that some of the frauds committed by Dawson were of a most ingenious and impudent character, and that he actually broke open his children's money boxes, and in place of the several pounds which he abstracted he left in them some worthless cheques.  It is also rumoured that he was seen in Winterton on Wednesday night, and at Doncaster on Thursday, when it was supposed that a warrant was out for his arrest, but there is a strong feeling in the district that no effort has been made to secure him.  The girl who is supposed to have accompanied him it is said still corresponds with her friends.  We were erroneously informed last week as to the last text from which he preached before his absconding.  It is the latter part of the 1st verse of the 63rd chapter of Isaiah.  The delinquent possessed a remarkable memory, and has long been known as a pulpit plagiarist.

16th August 1893
At Winterton Petty Sessions, five people from Winteringham were summoned by Mr J Kendall for neglecting to send their children to school.  One was fined 5s (including costs) and attendance orders made on the others.

16th August 1895
Patented machinery
It was reported in the Hull Daily Mail of 16th August 1895, under the heading "Patents sealed" ... "H Grassby, Winteringham, Lincolnshire, for bottle washing machinery."

16th August 1909
Miss Dudding's House was struck by lightning, and the large coping stones, chimney pot and several tiles were dislodged, but no damage was done to the interior.

17th August 1809
Lucy Waddingham, wife of George, died.  Lorenzo Grainger noted - "Abortion." 

17th August 1907
Victory over Appleby
Winteringham beat Appleby at cricket by 57 runs to 35.
Winteringham's batsmen were:
J Otter 5
G Burks 0
H Sutton 0
A E Parnwell 28 no
A Sutton 10
L Sutton 2
E Routh 0
S Dawson 0
G Harrison 3
B Sutton 1
WW Sutton 0
Extras 8


17th August 1941
A bomb from a German plane fell on Cowgangs, blowing out the large transept window in the Church, which was replaced 70 years later!

18th August 1777
'Adam's Gift' (Charity) set up, with 100, for the poor.  Along with bequests from other generous residents of the village, it usually gave 12 in money and coals to the poor.

18th August 1781
Second notice (of intended release from Lincoln gaol) for Ann Reeder, widow, formerly of Winteringham, late of Winterton, published in the London Gazette

18th August 1887
Henry Burkill took John Brumby to court for the non-payment of 10 18s 6d from the estate of the late Charles Burkill.  John Brumby pleaded the statute of limitations.  It appears that William Dawson (infamous at the time for absconding and owing a great deal of cash to Winteringham farmers) who was executor of Charles Burkill along with John Brumby, had paid some money to Henry Burkill, and therefore it was alleged that this overcame the statute of limitations.  However, John Brumby knew nothing of this, and the judgement was given in his favour.

19th August 1668
The inventory of Matthew Edwards included the two most valuable items ... in the shope lether dresed and undresed, valued at 5-4s, and horse skenes and cepes undresed valued at 8-15s.

19th August 1835
The Hereford Journal included "in Wintringham, the tomb and effigy of Sir Walter Scott's hero "Marmion" are still to be seen.

19th August 1846
Ex-Winteringham man Charles Johnson (transported to Australia) gained his certificate of freedom in Australia.

19th August 1857
Mr Christopher Robinson, miller of Winterton, was accidentally killed in Winteringham when run over by his own cart.

19th August 1870
At Winterton Petty Session, Francis Robinson, Thomas Barratt and Edward Burkill were summoned by PC Christopher for drunk and riotous conduct.  They admitted the offence and were fined 5s each with 9s 6d costs.

19th August 1881
Jabez Spencer was summoned under the Highways Act for having a waggon wheel locked when descending a hill, and not having a shoe or skidpan underneath it contrary to the bye-laws.  Fined 5s and 9s 6d costs.

19th August 1898
Mrs W W Sutton of Eastfield Farm advertised for a general (strong) wanted at once.  Must be able to help with washing and ironing, no milking.  [general= general servant]

19th August 1902
H Bray advertised for a treadle saw in good condition - stating lowest price!

19th August 1907
A letter, signed by "North Lincolnshire" to the editor of the Hull Daily Mail, pointed out that steamboats trading to Goole were now using the channel south of Read's Island, and that they moved at such speed as to cause damage to the havens and inlets at South Ferriby and Winteringham.  The author of the letter pointed out that these same boats had to "slow up" when in the Ouse .... and was there anyone in authority to impose such a restriction on boats in the Humber?

20th August 1868
An inquest held at the Bay Horse on the body of Thomas Gallayhir of Hull, who was accidentally drowned at Hull on 28th July by the upsetting of a boat, had been picked up on Winteringham shore in a very decomposed state, but was identified by his friends.

20th August 1906
Diarist: Railway lines being placed in Cliff.

20th August 1930
Ernest Burton (Button?) a farmer of Winteringham, was fined 5 for riding a motorcycle without lights and failing to stop at a constable's signal.

21st August 1880
National Schoolmaster David Soanes and his sister the Schoolmistress, were presented with a timepiece and a cut glass biscuit canister, watched by more than 300 people on the cricket field.

21st August 1883
WINTERINGHAM  SERVICE OF SONG. - On the evening of 21st ult. [August 21st] a service  of song on "The Pilgrim's Progress" was rendered in a very hearty manner by the Primitive Methodist choir from Frodingham. The proceeds, which were not very large, go to the benefit of the Temperance Society,

21st August 1891
A Barr of Winteringham advertised he was a married man, and was looking for a situation as a House Porter, Caretaker, or any place of trust.  He stated he was a life abstainer.

21st August 2005
Graham Boanas walks across the Humber.

21st August 2006
Former Winteringham Fields waiter Corporal Bryan Budd killed in Afghanistan.

22nd August 1845
Mr Reynolds (carpenter) account to Manor Farm: 13 stack poles 15/6d

22nd August 1901
The body of William Coulson, aged about 22, had been found on the river bank, and was ordered to be buried at Winteringham by the Coroner, after an inquest.

23rd August 1821
Buried at Winteringham A body found in the Humber, thought to be the son of M Atkinson, master of a sloop.

23rd August 1906
Earl Carrington and wife visited Winteringham, called on his tenant farmers, paid a visit to Edmund Cordeaux.  Parishioners hung out flags and church bells were rung.

23rd August 1907
A journalist on the Hull Daily Mail reported that they had had a trip to Winteringham "the other day" on the railway, which skirted the hills all the way and the scenery was very pretty.  They suggested that Winteringham was worthy of a visit in its own rights, and it only required an enterprising individual to open some refreshment rooms to make it a popular half-holiday resort for jaded and tired Scunthorpians.

24th August 1845
Mr Reynolds (carpenter) account to Manor Farm: 2 new ladders painted twice 1/9d.

24th August 1936
Pulling down Bay Horse Barn

24th August 1937
Electric light switched on.

25th August 1823
Money borrowed from Mr Evington of East Halton to build new Chapel.

25th August 1883
Narrow defeat to Appleby, by 64 runs to 67.
Winteringham batsmen:
S Burkill 8
A Burkill 5
G Barker 12
W Sutton 2
T Robinson 11
H Sutton 2
F Parkinson 1
J Robinson 2
B Bickell 13 no
T Robinson 3
A Bell 2
Extras 3

25th August 1886
Rev Charles Knowles appeared at Grimsby Bankruptcy Court.  He had liabilities of 1,280, and assets of 521.  He stated that his income had been 800 a year, but had now fallen to 600, and his household and personal expenses amounted to 700.  He was to be allowed 300 a year, with the other 300 income being used to discharge his liabilities.

25th August 1904
The Hebron arrived in Hull Victoria Docks from Winteringham

25th August 1945
A grant of 35,800 was to be made by the Ministry of Agriculture for work to check the erosion of the South Bank of the Humber at Winteringham.

26th August 1823
Mr Mennel was paid 207-16s for building the new chapel in Low Burgage, whilst on the same day Thomas Spilman of Winteringham loaned 50 to the chapel to help fund its building.

26th August 1909
The Highway Committee of Brigg Rural Council had toured the area in a char-a-banc.  The roads were good, with the exception of the Ferriby to Winteringham Road.  Mr A A Spilman suggested that a new road should be built further inland.  The road had improved with the use of ironstone slag placed on the bank, though that did not prevent the road being submerged in high spring tides.  The Humber Conservancy had suggested stopping [closing] the narrow channel between Read's Island and the mainland, which would solve the problem.

26th August 1922
The Hull Daily Mail reported that Martha Robinson applied for possession of a house occupied by John Beacock [i.e. to eject John Beacock from a house she owned].  The defendant claimed that he was entitled to a quarter's notice, but the judge made an order to take effect in 21 days.  Martha also applied for possession of a butcher's shop and premises from Arthur Ogg, who had in any case vacated the premises.  The amount owed in rent was in dispute, and also for the cost of meat supplied and not paid for.  In each case the judge found in favour of Mr Ogg.  Mrs Robinson persisted in her denial of owing so much for meat supplied, and eventually the judge threatened to have her removed to the cells!

26th August 1930
Diarist noted that it had now rained for 26 days!

27th August 1705
The probate inventory of Thomas Oyle, shoemaker, included 3 pair of new shoes with a pcell of new leather and other implements belonging to the shop.  The largest debt he was owed was by the Rector - for whom hay and harvest work done last year amounted to 1-7s.

27th August 1908
Walter Thornton, farmer, summoned Dawson Green for wilful damage to growing wheat and grass.  Mr Green had admitted fetching reeds both this year and last, and he had had permission to do so last year.  Mr Thornton said the reeds belonged to the Humber Conservatives [Humber Conservancy].  He had not given the defendant commission [permission!] to get them.  The defendant was fined 2s 6d, damage 10s and costs, or 14 days.

27th August 1909
The building of a sea wall fronting the GCR land on the east side of the Haven had just been completed using 650 tons of slag.

27th August 1917
E Ellis offered a good donkey, cart and harness for sale.

27th August 1953
Lord Noel Buxton walked across the Humber, having a ride in a boat at the far side across the deep-water channel.  Walking the rest of the way, the water apparently never came above his knees, and he made shore between Whitton and Winteringham, before heading off to the Bay Horse to clean up.

28th August 1852
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, by MESSRS. MORLEY and SON, at the Bay Horse Inn, in Winteringham, in the County of Lincoln on SATURDAY, the 28th August, 1852, at Four o'Clock in the Afternoon, in the following Lots, and subject to such Conditions of Sale as shall be then and there produced, all that the REMAINDER or REVERSION EXPECTANT, on the decease of a Lady aged 85 Years, of and in -
LOT 1.- All that MESSUAGE or DWELLING HOUSE, with the Yard, Garden, Orchard, and Outbuildings thereto adjoining and belonging, situate in the Town Street in Winteringham aforesaid, in the occupation of Mrs. Ann Tomlinson; bounded by Land of John Westoby on the East, Lands of Lord Carrington and Mrs. Clarke on the West, on other Lands of Lord Carrington on the North, and on the Town Street aforesaid on the South.
LOT 2.- And of and in all that ALLOTMENT or Parcel of LAND, lying in the Marsh of Winteringham aforesaid, containing 5A. 0R. 1P. (be the same more or less), in the occupation of Mr. James Sewell; bounded by Land of Mrs. Barratt on the South, Lands of Mr. Hardy Barratt on the North, Lands of Mr. William Marshall on the East, and an Occupation Road on the West.
The above Premises are respectively Copyhold of the Manor of Winteringham.- Fine small and certain.
The respective Tenants will shew [sic] the Premises, and further Particulars may be known on application to
Messrs. LEVETT & CHAMPNEY, Solicitors.
Hull, 4th August, 1852.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, by MESSRS. MORLEY and SON, at the Bay Horse Inn, in Winteringham, in the County of Lincoln on SATURDAY, the 28th Day of August, 1852, at Four o'Clock in the Afternoon, in the following Lots, and subject to such Conditions of Sale as shall be then and there produced, all that the REMAINDER or REVERSION EXPECTANT, on the decease of a Lady aged 85 Years, of and in -
LOT 1.- All those TWO COTTAGES or DWELLING HOUSES, with Gardens, Stable, and Outbuildings thereto belonging, situate in Winteringham aforesaid, in the respective occupations of Edward Clarvis and John Atkinson; bounded by Land of John Scarbrough on the East, Land of Mrs. Atkinson on the West, Silver street on the North, and Lands of Lord Carrington on the South.
LOT 2.- And of and in all that Allotment or Parcel of LAND, lying in the Marsh of Winteringham aforesaid, containing 5A. 0R. 10P. (be the same more or less), in the occupation of Mr. Robert Snowden; bounded by Land of Lord Carrington on the East, Land of Samuel Brooks on the West, the Marsh Drain on the North, and Land of the Rev. T.F.R. Reade [sic] on the South.
The above Premises are respectively Copyhold of the Manor of Winteringham.- Fine small and certain.
The respective Tenants will show [sic] the Premises; and further Particulars may be known on application to
Messrs. LEVETT & CHAMPNEY, Solicitors.
Hull, 4th August, 1852.

28th August 1885
Henry Day was fined 6d and 4s 6d costs for not sending his daughter Rosamond to school.  There was one case of swine fever on the premises of Robert Bratton, and the one affected pig had been killed and buried.

28th August 1909
New section of sea wall built

28th August 1909
Keep Out
An advert in the Hull Daily Mail threatened prosecution of anyone trespassing on the farms in the occupation of Messrs W Sutton, H Sutton, G Clarke, T Barratt and Storm and Beacock.

28th August 1930
Humber Bridge
Councillor Barraclough Of Winteringham told Brigg Rural Council that they should do all in their power to support the proposed Humber Bridge.  He recalled that during his "sweethearting days" he was stuck for the whole of Christmas Day waiting on New Holland Pier for his girl to come across the Humber.

29th August 1859
Anne Agnes Erskine, the sister of Louisa Read (wife of the Rector) was married in Winteringham Church to Robinson Fowler a Barrister and magistrate in Manchester.  His first wife had run off with a Duke's son, according to a diarist from Alkborough!

29th August 1906
A Winteringham man appeared before Scunthorpe Magistrates and pleaded guilty to being drunk on licensed premises on August 4th.  The Chairman said that he had 27 previous convictions and would be committed for 28 days.  After consultation it appeared the Bench couldn't impose this sentence, so he was fined 17s 6d including costs, or 14 days.  The man asked to pay part, but Superintendent Holmes objected - the arrears of previous fines had been wiped off recently to give him a fresh start, but he was as bad as ever!  The Chairman stated that he either paid the fine or went to gaol.

29th August 1935
Rescued Boy Walks Away
Vanishes after Hull Pier Thrill
While playing on the ferryboat dock, Victoria Pier, Hull, a young boy, believed to be about 8 to 10 years old, fell into the water.  His plight was seen by Alfred Barley, aged 62, of Winteringham, Lincolnshire, skipper of a sloop moored nearby.
Mr Barley jumped into a small boat and rowed to the boy, whom he succeeded in rescuing.  The boy, who appeared none the worse for his ordeal, got out of the boat and walked away when the quayside was reached, and though the police have made enquiries they have been unable to ascertain his identity.

30th August 1823
The Misses Elinor and Mary Burstall loaned 60 to help build the new Chapel in Low Burgage.

30th August 1887
A young woman was seen for the final time this day at Whitton, when she called at various houses for a cup of tea and something to eat.  One woman who gave her a cup of tea stated that she believed her to be Emily Lamming of Winteringham, and told the young woman that she believed that to be her name, and the young woman did not deny it.  However, Joseph Lamming swore most positively that the body was not that of his daughter who hhe had last heard of in Leeds.  After getting the body up, her hat, boots, stockings and cloak were found some way from her.  An umbrella and a pair of garters belonging to her had been picked up previously.  She was dressed in black alpaca, trimmed black straw hat, a grey cloak, with black astrachan cuff and collar and carrying a black umbrella.  A small baby's shirt was found in one of her pockets, two pairs of small gloves, and a leather purse containing a sixpence and a half penny.

30th August 1901
A casualty was reported to PC Barker at Winteringham.  Off Whitton, the keel Hettie of Hull and Leeds, saw Mark Herbert Mullins pitched overboard by a rope catching his legs.  He was mate of the vessel and his body was carried away by a strong tide.

30th August 1906
Many of the old boys of Winteringham National School have sent subscriptions to the Church Tower Repair Fund.  A guinea was received from Pietermaritzburg, and 10s from Surrey.

30th August 1931
The motor launch Hikibydo, one of the Humber Conservancy's surveying vessels, disappeared from Brough and was found at Walker-dyke near Winteringham.  It is preumed the launch had been taken for "joy-riding."

31st August 1698
The probate inventory of William Mitchell suggests he was a farmer, for it included six milk kine, 2 pair of oxen, 7 young beast, 5 horses, 2 foals, a sow and pigs, 2 shoates (pigs under a year old), 5 sheep, a waggon with gear, and ploughs;

31st August 1845
Mr Reynolds (carpenter) account to Manor Farm: New waggon shelvings etc 3/6d

31st August 1928
A well-attended meeting of the new football club was held under the presidency of Councillor F S Barraclough.  Others present were Mr E Routh, Treasurer, Mr Holgate Bray Secretary, and committee L Bell, Burkinshaw, H Ogg, W Marshall, Mitchell, R Harrison, Wingate, Waterston, A Marshall, G G Waddingham, and H Altoft.  Captain: C Beacock; vice captain W Chafer.  A large number of players has been signed on and all are looking forward to a successful season.  The club has entered six cup competitions.  The first game was held last Saturday [25th August], and although 2-0 down at half time, Winteringham beat Brigg Town Reserves 6-4.  F Draper (3), C Beacock, A Beacock and G Borrill being the scorers.

31st August 1932
James Hume of no fixed abode was gaoled for 12 months for stealing a bike at Winteringham.  He had been arrested after falling off the cycle, fracturing his collar bone, and sustaining head injuries.

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