Tag Archives: Richard Ellison

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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Lincoln’s Industrial Revolution

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In The Decline and Rise of Lincoln I wrote about how Lincoln fell from its position as one of the most important cities in England to a rural backwater hardly able to support itself.  Now I will cover the times when Lincoln grew … Continue reading

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