RHS Programme 2019


Our full programme for 2019 is now under News and Events

 The next meeting is on

4th April Alan Dennis will be returning with part ll of his entertaining talk on Market Rasen versus Caistor, taking a light hearted look at how we are connected with our nearest town through time. This will be held in Market Rasen library in Mill Road, starting at 7.30pm. Non-members welcome with £3 donation. 

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 if you wish to book a place.


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