How we used to live

The Mayor of Boothferry, Coun Donald Stewart and his wife, of Epworth, are pictured at a Boothferry Heritage Society event. They are being shown a pictorial display of Haxey Hood by Stan Boor, resplendent in his regalia as Lord of the Hood.
The Mayor of Boothferry, Coun Donald Stewart and his wife, of Epworth, are pictured at a Boothferry Heritage Society event. They are being shown a pictorial display of Haxey Hood by Stan Boor, resplendent in his regalia as Lord of the Hood.
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OUR nostalgia pictures this week feature events from over a quarter of a century ago.

Included in the images provided by former Bells editor Derrick French are a pantomime by the Owston Ferry Concert Group, and former Boothferry Borough Council mayor, Councillor Don Stewart.

Pictured in Crowle about 25 years ago is member of the town council and Boothferry Borough Council, Alan Wise, wearing spectacles, with his wife Anne, in the light-coloured coat.

Pictured in Crowle about 25 years ago is member of the town council and Boothferry Borough Council, Alan Wise, wearing spectacles, with his wife Anne, in the light-coloured coat.

If you have any pictures from yesteryear which you would like to share with our readers then please do not hesitate to contact us, see page 2 for contact details.

n Thanks to Bells/Advertiser reader John Smedley who spotted that one of our photos in the April 5 edition labelled harvest festival at Epworth Primary School was in fact a Harvest Festival at Haxey Methodist Church.

Well-known horseman Tom Howell, of Epworth, holds the horse steady at an event on the War Memorial Field, Epworth. The horse is drawing a wagon-load of young people.

Well-known horseman Tom Howell, of Epworth, holds the horse steady at an event on the War Memorial Field, Epworth. The horse is drawing a wagon-load of young people.

Members of Epworth Mechanics' Institute Library discuss a selection of books. Bob Brewster is pointing out something to Peter Frost and Stanley Houghton, while Mrs Street and Mrs Annie Bramhill take a look at other books on the table.

Members of Epworth Mechanics' Institute Library discuss a selection of books. Bob Brewster is pointing out something to Peter Frost and Stanley Houghton, while Mrs Street and Mrs Annie Bramhill take a look at other books on the table.

A touch of the Orient is in this photograph by Derrick French, taken at one of the pantomimes staged by the Owston Ferry Concert Group about 30 years ago.

A touch of the Orient is in this photograph by Derrick French, taken at one of the pantomimes staged by the Owston Ferry Concert Group about 30 years ago.