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Holme Hill School, Grimsby 1906
Holme Hill School, Grimsby 1906
Here are my postcards of Grimsby, Lincolnshire covering People's Park, Churches, Schools and Colleges with some comments about the scenes. Some images were in use over many years so dating the scene can be difficult. Click on the link for a larger image.
People's Park, Grimsby

People's Park has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment see -

Stephen's page about People's Park



The Park Gates, People's Park

Now sadly long gone

A unused postcard probably early 1900s




People's Park, Grimsby


An unused postcard from the early 1900s




People's Park, Grimsby

A used postcard dated 17 Sep 1903

Showing the Bandstand; the structure on the left (whatever it was) has long gone



People's Park Lodge, Grimsby

Also showing the Park gates from inside the Park, the Lodge still stands but sadly the gates have also long gone

An unused postcard from around 1905



People's Park, Grimsby

An unused postcard from around 1905

People's Park, Grimsby

The Memorial to Henry Smethurst, unveiled in 1894.

As well as being the largest Fishing Smack and Trawler Owner in Grimsby he was an Alderman, a Justice of the Peace, a Chairman of the School Board and Mayor in 1885 and 1887.

An unused postcard from around 1905




The Lake, People's Park

A used postcard dated 15 May 1910



The Lake, People's Park

Another view of the Lake,

A used postcard dated 15 Sep 1913




Peoples Park, Grimsby

Showing floral beds

A used postcard dated 1913



People's Park, Grimsby

Swans on the Lake

An unused postcard possibly around 1915



People's Park, Grimsby

Again the Lake in the Park

A used postcard dated Aug 1919


People's Park, Grimsby

Yet more of the Lake

A used postcard dated 21 Oct 1921


People's Park, Grimsby

A view of the flower beds

An unused postcard of around 1948


People's Park, Grimsby

Pavilion and Cafe

Now gone but replaced in 2008 with a new building

A used postcard dated 28 Aug 1973
 



Peoples Park Grimsby


A used postcard dated 8 May 1984
 



Peoples Park, Grimsby

A used postcard dated 22 Jul 1984



People's Park, Grimsby

A used postcard dated 26 Sep 1985

Grimsby Churches and Chapels






St Andrews Chuch Grimsby

An unused postcard, difficult to date but probably early 1900s

This church stood in Freeman St but was demolished in 1961/62 



George St Wesleyan Chapel, Grimsby

An unused postcard possibly around 1905

The Chapel opened in 1847 and closed in 1953, it has now gone so was probably demolished soon after it closed.


St Giles Church, Scartho, Grimsby

An unused postcard from around 1910

The church is Saxon in origin of about 1086, the tower may have been built in the early 12th century and there has been a fair amount of rebuilding and extensions over the years. During World War 1 the roof suffered damage due to a Zeppelin raid.



Hainton St Primitive Chapel, Grimsby

A used postcard dated 21 Jan 1907





Parish Church of St James, Grimsby

An unused card of around 1910

The church was granted Minster status in 2010

St James, Grimsby

Another view from the same angle as above but this one shows headstones and also shows how close the houses were at this time. Both headstones and houses have now gone!

An unused postcard from around 1910



St James, Grimsby

Showing the west door and also showing the west side of the tower without a clock face probably because it was painted over when the image was coloured? 

A unused postcard from around 1910.


Interior of St James Church, Grimsby   
          
A used postcard dated 16 Jul and probably circa 1916

There is a 1980/90s card below showing the interior taken from a similiar position.

This card is also intersting for the content of the other side, it refers to the Lincolnshire Yeomanry's Camp in Weelsby Woods.
 



St James Church, Grimsby

A used postcard dated 8 Nov 1949




St James, Grimsby

Another fine picture showing the West door

An unused postcard probably from the 1960s




St James, Grimsby

An unused postcard, difficult to date but could be 1980/90s but could be earlier.

In 1996 work started to change the interrior look which included the removal of the pews and replacement of the floor. 
  New Dec 18

St John's Church, Grimsby

An unused postcard of around 1905





St Luke's Church Grimsby

The Bishop King Memorial Church

An unused postcard, very difficult to date but may be the 1950s

All of the Tappin siblings were christened in this church which was in Heneage Rd


Old Clee Church

Said to be the oldest building in Grimsby with parts of the Saxon tower dating back to 1050

An unused postcard from around 1910 





Old Clee Church, Grimsby

A used postcard dated 4 Oct 1914

An exterior and an interior view



The Wesleyan Chapel, Scartho, Grimsby

An unused postcard, probably around the 1930s

The Chapet was built in 1868 in the then village of Scartho which was absorbed into Grimsby in 1928.



The Methodist Church, Scartho, Grimsby

A used postcard dated 10 Feb 1967

A different view to the one above.
 

Welholme Congregational Church, Grimsby

An unused postcard difficult to date but probably around 1900



Various churches in and around Grimsby and Cleethorpes

An unused postcard very difficult to date but maybe around 1910




Grimsby College of Further Education, Nuns Corner

An unused postcard from around the 1960s - 70s


Holme Hill School, Grimsby

A used postcard dated 21 Jul 1906

The school, with it's distinctive clock tower, was attended by most of the Tappin siblings in the 1950's. It still looks much the same today albeit no longer a school



Nunsthorpe School, Grimsby

An unused postcard probably dating from the 1950s/60s

The site is still in use for various comunity facilities.
 


Scartho Council School, Grimsby

A used postcard dated 1955.


Wintringham Higher Grade School

A used postcard dated 18 Jul 1905

The building still stands but is in a derelict condition
Click on the Links for more of my pages
Grimsby - Part 1 Docks
Grimsby - Part 2 Roads, Streets etc
Grimsby - Part 3 (this page) People's Park, Churches, and Schools
Grimsby - Part 4 Other Buildings, Structures and multi-scene views
Cleethorpes - Part 1 Beach and Promenade areas
Cleethorpes - Part 2 All other areas and multi-scene views
Lincoln All areas
Mablethorpe, Skegness and Sutton-on-Sea Seaside Resorts other than Cleethorpes
Outlying Areas - A to K Alford, Barton-on-Humber, Belton, Binbrook, Boston, Bradley, Brigg, Brigsley, Caistor, Candlesby, Crowland, East Stockwith, Gainsborough, Grantham, Harpswell, Healing, Horncastle, Immingham and Keelby
Outlying Areas - L to Y Laceby, Little Coates, Louth, Markby, Market Rasen, Nettleton, New Waltham, Ravendale, Skirbeck, Sleaford, Somersby, Spalding, Stamford, Tattershall, Tealby, Tetney Lock, Thornton Curtis and Waltham
 
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