Historical Archive

Welbourn Archive

As well as recording stories and memories with residents in Welbourn, North Hykeham and Waddington, the Ridges & Furrows team have been delving into the archives and finding out what is already known and documented about the history of each location. Follow the links below to see archive material and read articles about the village’s history.

Welbourn Forge
Welbourn Forge – Read about the history of the Forge.
The Washdyke – a short history of sheep washing in Welbourn
The Old Co-op – Read Bill Goodhand’s article about the history of the Co-operative shop in Welbourn
Historical graffiti in St Chad’s Church, a short article and images
Susan Burrt Poem, The Welbourn Story, 1846
Find out more about Welbourn’s Beehive Well
Welbourn High Street, Black and White Photograph
Browse through a selection of old photographs of Welbourn
Sir William Robertson scan of old article
Sir William Robertson – an article from The Chronicle
Welbourn OS Map
OS Map of Welbourn annotated with field owners names c. 1906