RHS Programme 2019

Our full programme for 2019 is now under News and Events

RHS members do not meet in January. The next meeting is on

February 7th, This is a members only visit to the newly opened Old Railway Station Heritage Centre. If you wish to join us then please contact us by phone or email to join the Society only £15.

7th March    The Claxby and Nettleton Mining Industry. A talk by Stewart Squires starting at 7.30pm, an  evening organised by Market Rasen Town Council and Rase Heritage Society, to compliment the exhibition. This is a ticketed event due to limited space in the Court Room, please contact either us through phone, email or website or contact Nicola Marshall on 01673 842479 or email festivalhall@marketrasentc.co.uk to book tickets £3.00 per person.

New for 2019

RHS Collection

Collection Report for 2018 is now available to view under Our Collection. The Trustees decided to donate all the artefacts about De Aston School to their museum. RHS has over the past 10 years collected several hundred objects large and small. It has been a continuous problem finding display space for them, most are in storage. A small selection can be viewed around town.

Library- Map and photograph                  Rasen Hub-Photographs and information display

Jossels tourist section- artefacts              Doctor’s waiting room -artefacts

March Hare- Display on trade and shops

OPS, Railway Station and Race course- Old town sign


WW1 1918

Booklets on WW1 1918, life in Market Rasen and the men who died in 1918 is now available to view at the local library or under Our Heritage-Conflicts-WW1-Life in 1918.

Also available is a booklet on Airmen of the Rasen Area 1914-1918, to view at the local library or under Our Heritage-Conflicts-WW1-WW1 Airmen of the Rasen Area.


Photographers of Market Rasen 1850-1950

Photographs and information on the pioneering Photographers of Market Rasen. Follow the link under Market Rasen-The People-trades persons-photographers. 



 1818 General Election Poll Book

The 1818 Poll Book lists the 38 men who were able to vote. The Freeholder Act, stated that MEN with freehold property in the county with a value of £2 or more for purpose of land tax could vote. Population of Market Rasen was about 1,100. Follow the link under Market Rasen-The People-1818. 

1818 Poll Book for Market Rasen