Old Images of Sleaford, Lincolnshire

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Sleaford Church 1872
Monograph of Sleaford Church, from page 8 of "Sleaford, and the Wapentakes of Flaxwell and Aswardhurn, in the county of Lincoln" by Edward Trollope, Bishop of Nottingham, published in 1872, held in the archives of the British Library

Glimpse history through old images of Sleaford in Lincolnshire, England.

Testing a Caravan 1954

In this curious footage from 1954, two men use waste ground near Sleaford to test the durability of a caravan designed for export to a Lebanese millionaire.

The fridge and air conditioning would have been revolutionary for the time, but it is still funny to think of this little caravan being bought by the very wealthy.

Caravan Tests (1954) – British Pathé (YouTube)

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