After the Auction

2019

RHS received several items in 2019, most of them were bills, newspaper cuttings and research notes. Such as these bills from Burn Bros in Union Street. A brilliant name for a bakers.

Burn Brothers

1909 Kelly’s directory listed James William Burn, confectioner, 25 Union Street

1911 census, JW Burn is not listed in Market Rasen, it stated on the form that the family were living in Newark. James, (listed as William) Mabel, and daughter Winifred are visiting Mabel’s brother and his family. James listed as a baker.

Mrs Burn senior has remarried and is with her new husband Thomas Watkin. He is also a baker and confectioner, the family are all helping in the business.

1913 Kelly’s directory listed James William Burn, confectioner, 25 Union Street

1919 Kelly’s directory listed James William Burn, baker, 25 Union Street

1922 Kelly’s directory listed James William Burn, baker, 25 Union Street; James had two brothers- Robert a chemist and Ronald a baker.

1926 Kelly’s directory listed Burn Brothers, bakers, 25 Union Street

1930 Kelly’s directory listed Burn Brothers, bakers, 25 Union Street

1937 Kelly’s directory listed Burn Brothers, bakers, 25 Union Street

1945 Market Rasen Mail Burn Brothers– Bakers, Grocers and Pork Butchers

When James W died the business was run by his son (Robert) Zack.

2020

Just before lockdown the Society was offered several items- print 1852 of the Parish Church; 1930 paper bag with HORSFIELD & Son on it and this bell. It is believed to have been from the White Hart Inn.

During lockdown a local metal detectorists donated his collection of coins and buttons from the site of the new sport centre- Morley Park.