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North Lincolnshire on the Home Front: Brigg
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North Lincolnshire on the Home Front: Brigg

Welcome to part three of ‘North Lincolnshire on the Home Front in World War Two’ focussing on Brigg. This blog …

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North Lincolnshire on the Home Front: Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire on the Home Front: Scunthorpe

Welcome to part two of ‘North Lincolnshire on the Home Front in World War Two’ focussing on Scunthorpe. This blog …

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North Lincolnshire Home Guard
North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire Home Guard

Welcome to part one of ‘North Lincolnshire on the Home Front in World War Two’ focussing on the Home Guard. …

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Life during World War Two
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Life during World War Two

Enlistment: In the wake of the declaration of World War Two, the National Service (Armed Forces) Act 1939 conscripted all …

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Curator’s Choice – Fowler’s Engravings
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Curator’s Choice – Fowler’s Engravings

William Fowler was a joiner and architect, who lived during the Georgian period. He was born in 1761 and died …

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Curator’s Choice – Bill’s Letters
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Curator’s Choice – The Flintlock Flint
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Curator’s Choice – The Flintlock Flint

This little object is a gunflint. They were an important part of an early type of gun known as a …

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Designer/Maker Kate Noakes has upcycled a Pembroke tea table as part of the International Country House exhibition
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Designer/Maker Kate Noakes has upcycled a Pembroke tea table as part of the International Country House exhibition

When Normanby Hall Country Park re-opens you will have another chance to see the Arts Council England funded exhibition ‘The …

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Curator’s Choice – Bonnets and Mourning
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Curator’s Choice – Bonnets and Mourning

Bonnets 1870s or 1880s Worn by a woman in mourning. The practice of public mourning dates to the Middle Ages, …

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Curator’s Choice – William Stukeley’s ‘Itinerarium Curiosum’
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Curator’s Choice – William Stukeley’s ‘Itinerarium Curiosum’

Today I am going to share with you a book that is in the museum collection that is not usually …

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Curator’s Choice – the Plough Pebble
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Curator’s Choice – the Plough Pebble

What I really like about these objects is that although they’re quite small and uninteresting looking, but they’ve got quite …

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Curator’s Choice – Magnificent Moths
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Curator’s Choice – Magnificent Moths

I picked these because I really like the moths in the collection, they’re a very interesting collection of objects, I …

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Curator’s Choice – The Boy’s Dresses
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Curator’s Choice – The Boy’s Dresses

c1821 Belonged to a little boy. Until about the late 1800s, young boys wore gowns or dresses until they were …

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Welbeck Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery
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Welbeck Hill Anglo-Saxon Cemetery

North Lincolnshire Museums has recently acquired the archive from an Early Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Welbeck Hill in Irby on Humber. …

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Victorian Christmas Cards
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Victorian Christmas Cards

Many of our modern British Christmas traditions have their roots in the Victorian period. One of these traditions is the …

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Folklore at North Lincolnshire Museums
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Folklore at North Lincolnshire Museums

North Lincolnshire Museums collection features a wide range of fascinating folklore related material. As well as the justly famous Rudkin …

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Heritage Manager’s Top Ten PAS Finds
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Heritage Manager’s Top Ten PAS Finds

This week the 1.5 millionth archaeological discovery made by the public has been recorded on the national Portable Antiquities Scheme …

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20th Century Architecture: Scunthorpe Pre-fabs
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20th Century Architecture: Scunthorpe Pre-fabs

Rebecca Lucas, Collections Officer has been researching the 20th Century architecture of North Lincolnshire. She’s been using the museum’s resources …

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A Home and a Husband
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A Home and a Husband

A Home and a Husband is one of three projects Tracy is working on during her virtual artist residency at …