Local History Group

Sydney Smith

The Thornton le Clay and Foston Local History Group

We have already heard a host of fascinating stories about the past in our villages.  For instance, do you know:

  • Where the Post Office used to be?
  • What happened at the ‘Tin Tabernacle’?
  • Where the Huntsman’s memorial is?
  • Where the wartime Evacuees came from?
  • Where Rudyard Kipling used to visit?
  • here the Bay Horse pub was in Thornton le Clay?
  • When they drilled for oil in Thornton le Clay?
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