Monthly Archives: February 2020

Susannah Gale: Funeral by Torch Light
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Susannah Gale: Funeral by Torch Light

Susannah Gale’s life was remarkable as were the days leading up to her unusual funeral. Susannah Gale, nee Bradley was born in 1796 in the village of Alwalton in Huntingdonshire. She was the daughter of a...

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29 Feb 2020
Alexander Grafton 1845-1907
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Alexander Grafton 1845-1907

Alexander Grafton developed and manufactured steam-cranes.  He was a Member of the Institution of Civil and Mechanical Engineers. His firm, Grafton & Co., also known as the “Vulcan Works”, Bedford, exported cranes throughout the world...

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14 Feb 2020