From our archives 40 years ago

From our archives 40 years ago.
From our archives 40 years ago.

Mabel Bowman and her nurseryman husband Tom received the certificate for best decorated house on the parade route in that year

The couple, who ran Springfields Nurseries, had two tulip and straw dogs in their garden near Springfields in Spalding.

Judging was by Mrs Nora Harpham and Mrs Vera Hensman.

The previous year’s winner, Mr and Mrs L A Waltham, came second, while Mr and Mrs R Rhodes, who came third, had been runners-up the year before. Both lived in West Elloe Avenue.