Our full programme for 2019 is now under News and Events
The next meeting is on
2nd May We are visiting the Market Rasen Racecourse for a walk and talk around this important local venue. Our evening will start at 6.30pm to ensure that we have sufficient light to see all that Sue Lucas will be showing us. Non-members welcome with £3 donation. Please contact Hazel on 01673 843108 if you wish to book a place.
New for 2019
In 2018 the Trustees decided to donate all the artefacts relating to 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 of our collection can be viewed around town.
Library- Map and photographs
Rasen Hub-Photographs and information display
Jossals tourist information section – A selection of local items
Doctor’s waiting room -A selection of local items
March Hare – Display on trade and shops
We have three restored wooden town signs
one inside the Court Room at the Old Police Station
one on the platform at the Railway Station
and one at the Racecourse
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.