The parish includes the areas of swineshead bridge and north end to the north, fenhouses and blackjack to the east, and drayton to the south. Swineshead war memorial was dedicated on sunday 7th november 1920, at a service held in the nearby st marys church. It was an exclave of the county of huntingdonshire, and surrounded by bedfordshire, until 1888 or 1896, when it was transferred to bedfordshire. Supreme inn offers modern bedrooms with attached bathroom featuring free wifi, flatscreen tvs with freeview channels, and teacoffee making facilities. Rome2rio makes travelling from swineshead to boston easy. Have you often wondered how to get a history book published.
There is one reference which hints at the possibility that the bolle family may have been in the swineshead area since the 900s. Ralph, founder of the estovening branch of the holland family was. Buy a history of swineshead new edition by southworth, pamela a. Swineshead war memorial, swineshead 1404589 historic. William swineshead, 1479 1495 william swineshead 1479 1495 william swineshead was born in 1479, at birth place, to robert swynshed and mrs.
Across the nation, museums, historical societies, groups, and individuals are selfpublishing books as a way to preserve local history, promote their museum, or provide souvenirs to visitors. A history of north norfolk and macgregor, volume 2. The remains of swineshead abbey survive well as a series of buried remains and earthwork features. Swineshead has a long and remarkable history and was mentioned in the anglo saxon chronicles in ad 675 and again in ad 779 when 10 tenant farms in swineshead were mentioned as having pasture and meadows. Find meetups and meet people in your local community who share your interests. Find all the transport options for your trip from swineshead to boston right here. Whether you want to experience the city like a tourist or follow the locals, check out this great resource for your trip. William swineshead historical records and family trees. Francis frith the uks leading publisher of local photographs since 1860. Swineshead is a village and civil parish in lincolnshire, england, approximately 7 miles 11 km west of the town of boston. History of swineshead, in boston and lincolnshire map. Located in the methodist church, there is a selection of library services on offer.
Swineshead railway station serves the village of swineshead in lincolnshire, england. I have consulted my history book on swineshead, and no pub called the crown was listed, so i sent an email to the author, pam southworth, who writes. It is not listed in the domesday book but drayton is. Swineshead to boston 2 ways to travel via bus, taxi, and car. Although named swineshead, the station is, in reality, located in the hamlet of swineshead bridge some miles north of swineshead. It stands in the middle of the market place close to the site of a c14 cross base and c18 stocks, entered under one list entry at grade ii. The entire village is a conservation area and a great. Such local history books began being published in norway around 1910 starting with the work of lorens berg, but one can trace. Swineshead, richard mid0s richard swineshead swyneshed. Nestled in the heart of swineshead, the wheatsheaf has been offering old fashioned lincolnshire hospitality for. The parish was an exclave because it was within the great manor of kimbolton, once the property of harold, the last saxon king. Swineshead take its name from an inlet or channel called the swin, which formerly ran up from the sea to the market place. A cistercian abbey was founded here in the 12th century. Swineshead abbey is a scheduled monument in swineshead, lincolnshire, england.
See all maps map of swineshead in 1898 map of swineshead in 19021903 map of swineshead in 1922 map of swineshead in 1946. Norwegian local history books have usually been published under the auspices of or in collaboration with the municipality. Swineshead is a small and delightful village of huntingdonshire, in a teardropshaped detached part, separated from the body of the shire by no more than a few yards and entirely surrounded by bedfordshire. Books weve published local history morris publishing. The following pages include domesday placenames and landowners, and beneath some are links to websites containing the local history of that place. The platform provides live local data on transport, whats on, accommodation, eating out, shopping, sport, religion and weather as well as comprehensive reference and resource sections including tv, radio, online shopping, route planning, health, education and more. Swineshead community library, swineshead, lincolnshire. The local histories collection includes books that can be searched by both the current and former municipality names, since several municipalities amalgamated in 2015 and the majority of the collection is about the former municipalities, not the current ones. Having lived in swineshead until i was 18, i grew up with the tales about king john being poisoned at the abbey. It is the study of what used to be where and why a street was named in a particular way. The sea at one time being much nearer, the limit or head of the water was naturally called swins head hence swineshead. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Swineshead abbey, swineshead 1018687 historic england. Please feel free to post or contact us if you have any material to share. Set in 150 acres of lincolnshire countryside, and a driving range and a 9 hole golf course, this hotel is a. King johns stay at swineshead abbey lincolnshire life. The name richard swineshead is best known to the modern historian of science as that of the author of the liber calcualationum, a work composed probably about 4050 and famous later for its extensive use of mathematics within physics. Covid19 advisory for the health and safety of meetup communities. The lost village of stenning, or estovening, mentioned in domesday book of 1806 is represented by the site of the moated estovening hall, which was the manor house of the holland family. Property details for the chestnuts south street swineshead. Rome2rio is a doortodoor travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Check swineshead hotel prices tonight apr 18 apr 19 check prices in swineshead for tonight, apr 18 apr 19 tomorrow night apr 19 apr 20 check prices in swineshead for tomorrow night, apr 19 apr 20 next weekend apr 24 apr 26 check prices in swineshead for next weekend, apr 24 apr 26. Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of swineshead. Local history is the study of how ordinary people lived, worked and raised families. The town stands 2 miles s of the boston and sleaford railway, and 6 wsw of boston.
History of swineshead, in boston and lincolnshire place. The depth of accumulated archaeological deposits in the northern part of the monument, and the substantial earthworks in the southern part of the monument, indicate that buried structural and artefactual remains will survive largely intact. Most people are not descended from royalty, and without local history we would not know our story. This does not necessarily mean that swineshead did not exist. Fri closed, 1st sat of the month 10am 12noon, sun closed.
The history book committee of the north norfolkmacgregor archives inc. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of. The wheatsheaf, swineshead, swineshead, united kingdom. Swineshead or svineheda is a very old name which means landing place on the swine river in old english. The parish of swineshead is recorded as suineshefet 1086, swynesheved th century, swineshead 16th century. Delaney is credited with being the first such lightfingered thief. Content is provided by bedford borough and central bedfordshire council and libraries, bedfordshire and luton archives and record service and a range of external information sources. Local information by place click these links to find information about swineshead. It is run by local volunteers and swineshead parish council. A wellknown character who crops up in the history of swineshead is the infamous cat burglar robert augustus delaney, who lived there for a time while married to a local lady.118 340 861 943 561 260 347 932 1 990 293 1355 128 123 130 493 275 227 437 800 724 901 392 703 1443 155 1465 1253 85 845 158 447 1378 565 323 458 167 403 258 588 796 1369 1294 545 638 850