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Clay Head

Clay Head

What is this small terracotta head?

Button from Louth tailor

Button from Louth tailor

George Burton tailor had a shop in Louth’s Fish Shambles

Fred Dennis’ recipe for thrush balsam

Fred Dennis’ recipe for thrush balsam

1918 treatment of thrush with honey, rhubarb and borax

Branding irons

Branding irons

Animals were branded for identification

Sharpley’s Row, Newbridge Hill

Sharpley’s Row, Newbridge Hill

Sharpley’s Row became the Linpac factory and now is modern housing

Roman Oil Lamps

Roman Oil Lamps

Oil lamps were a common household item in Roman times

Football

Football

Local football teams

Margaret Wintringham, MP

Margaret Wintringham, MP

First British-born woman to take her seat in the House of Commons

Plaque unveiled 101 years after the Louth Flood

Plaque unveiled 101 years after the Louth Flood

We remember the 23 victims who lost their lives in the flood

Construction of Louth Canal

Construction of Louth Canal

Louth Canal opened on 20 May 1770

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