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BOURNE
Lincolnshire         England

in
Words and Pictures

WRITTEN, RESEARCHED AND PHOTOGRAPHED

by Rex Needle

Population 15,000 and 6,000 homes (estimated 2012), 71 listed buildings, town hall, corn exchange, seven churches, town mayor and town council with 15 members returned every four years.

Town sign

 

Photograph of the Week

Photographed by Rex Needle
New memorial stones honour the fallen

PHOTOGRAPHED ON WEDNESDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 2014

This is the year we have been remembering the Great War which broke out 100 years ago this summer and the trustees of Bourne United Charities have thought it fitting to mark the event by making some additions to the War Memorial gardens in South Street, established in 1956 on land they administer on behalf of the town. The central stone cenotaph was erected to remember our dead and now a veterans’ walk has been added, a dual line of wooden crosses and memorial tablets bearing the military crests of the regiments and armed services in which they served, the 137 men who went out to fight but never came back. See War Memorial extension.

Readers are asked to submit their own pictures to be considered for our
Photograph of the Week feature. Read more.

 

 

THIS EDITION ALSO INCLUDES
The Arnhem connection
ARRIVAL OF THE PARAS 70 YEARS AGO
Bank manager turned artist
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ROBERT GARDNER

 

PEEPS INTO THE PAST

The railway was once an important link with Bourne and the station was situated at the Red Hall that has survived the vibrations from steam locomotives and rolling stock which ran past the building for almost 100 years.

Photographed in 1920

Read more about this town from times gone by

 

 

 

TALES OF BOURNE FROM PAST TIMES
A substantial book about the history of this town running
to 200 pages with 150 photographs both modern and contemporary
 BRIEF LIVES OF BOURNE PEOPLE
 Fifty biographies of the great and the good

A PORTRAIT OF BOURNE
The history of this town on CD-ROM from the earliest times to the present day, now revised and greatly extended for the 2013 edition.

CD-ROM

 

TRADESMEN YOU CAN TRUST
in the Bourne area

 

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