98 Years Ago – A Garden City For Grimsby

  The Lincolnshire Echo ran this article (second column) about the proposed new Garden City for Grimsby in 1919 – accompanying an article on the Mayor of Lincoln’s frustrations at the lack of post-war housing. At this point, servicemen were still returning home – indeed some were still fighting in Russia – and a patriotic drive for post-war improvements in housing – for everyone as well … Continue reading 98 Years Ago – A Garden City For Grimsby

Our May meeting – the Carnegie Hall – 14th May

Our next meeting will be our outing to the Carnegie Centre in Hull Hull on the 14th of May. We have arranged with the Centre to arrive between 12.30pm & 1pm.   There will be access to materials on a varied range of topics including fishing, family history, and transport, and they have agreed to have their experts on a range of interests on hand.  As the centre does not normally open on … Continue reading Our May meeting – the Carnegie Hall – 14th May

Next Meeting – Wednesday 12th March 2014

Our next meeting is to be held at Nunsthorpe Public Library on Wednesday the 12th of March 2014 at 1:30pm.   The Garden City History Group welcomes all with an interest in the Nunsthorpe and Grimsby area, to meet and chat informally to share and discuss our memories of the area, and to engage on small projects to keep this history alive. Nunsthorpe Library. Grimsby Institute Community … Continue reading Next Meeting – Wednesday 12th March 2014

On the estate – January 1924… 1946…

These news clippings suggest that new year was a time for expantion and investment on the estate, this first clipping coming from the Hull Mail on January 30th 1924, descibes the development of Laceby Road and shows how Nunsthorpe’s Garden City design was seen as a model for planning across the town between the wars; while this from the Yorkshire Post on January 19th 1946 shows the estate reading to house … Continue reading On the estate – January 1924… 1946…

Next meeting – February 12th 2014

The first meeting of the Garden City History Group of the new year will be on Wednesday the 12th of February – 1.30 pm at Nunsthorpe Library as usual. We meet regularly on the second Wednesday of the month, normally at the library, to chat about old times on the estate, share memories of it’s people and places, and to put together a history of … Continue reading Next meeting – February 12th 2014