Category Archives: Brayford

Banks and High Bridge

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Sir Joseph Banks is well-known as a naturalist and botanist, the son of William Banks a wealthy Lincolnshire land owner.  Joseph was also a farmer and business man and was instrumental in promoting the Horncastle Canal. An Act of Parliament … Continue reading

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Brayford – From Transport Hub to Entertainment Centre

BRAYFORD was the commercial centre of Lincoln for almost 2,000 years.  Until the mid-20th century it was surrounded by mills, grain stores and allied businesses.  Kendalls boatyard on the south side built boats that worked the River Witham and the … Continue reading

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