Thanks go to staff at the Stamford Mercury Archives,
Stamford Town Hall & the National Archives at Kew
and for use of information & photos from the following:
Alan Rogers’ 1965 book, The Making of Stamford
Stamford Civic Society’s magazine, Stamford River
Maggie Ashcroft and the West Deeping Heritage Group
Dorothea Price’s, A River Journey through the Deepings
The Deepings Heritage Society’s book, The Stamford Canal
& Liz Noble, John Mills and others for use of their paintings.
plus thanks to the contributors who went before us in trying to solve this enigma - which has given us so much pleasure and heartache up to now and will keep those who follow us, intrigued - for years to come!
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