New for November
The following has been added to this website.
A post on Remembrance Parades of the past.
Middle Rasen-Stories about the gravestones in St Peter & St Paul graveyard.
Also update on the War Memorial section and the men who died during the Second world War.
Market Rasen- More stories about the gravestones around St Thomas.
A report on the WW11 men who were lost at sea.
A new section on Sport and Recreational Clubs- It will be a ongoing project- Kicking off!! with Rugby and Quoit!
New for October
Some stories from the Market Rasen Mail on WW11
“The day the RAF bombed Rasen”
“Where are they now?”
“Tradesman’s daughter married”
“Italians seen with Local women”
more details under Conflict WW11
In September Society Members have been uploading their research on the following topics.
- Trades of the town- Clock and watchmakers
- Health of the Town- Chemists and Doctors
- WW11- The War Ends- V J Day
- WW11- Awards to servicemen and civilians
15th August 1945, the Market Rasen Mail reported the town’s celebrations. Full report under Conflict-WW11-The war ends.
The Society’s outing this year has been cancelled, hopefully we will have a trip in 2021.
Caroline Foster, one of our members
has written a post of the trips of the past.
We are celebrating our 15th birthday this month, unfortunately the meeting in the Old Police Station to look at our Collection, enjoy a cuppa of tea and cake will have to wait.
15 year review post for more details on what the Society has been doing before lockdown
Rase Heritage Society was established in 2005 to promote and encourage interest in the heritage of the Rase district – the Parishes of Market, Middle and West Rasen.