The Bourne Chronicle
A GLIMPSE OF THE TOWN'S HISTORY RECORDED
Written and researched by
THIS IS the most comprehensive record of dates relating to the history of
Bourne ever compiled. It has been written and researched by local historian Rex
Needle and contains a glimpse of the town from the earliest times to the present
day through events, people and places.
The 56-page book also includes almost 100 photographs, both old and contemporary, pen portraits of leading personalities and descriptions of important buildings together with a roll call of all council chairmen and mayors of Bourne from 1894 to 2005.
The book has been printed locally by Warners Digital Print and has been generously sponsored by Councillor Don Fisher, who was Mayor of Bourne from 1983-84 and again 1998-99. It costs £5 and all proceeds go to the Bourne Civic Society which runs the Heritage Centre. Copies are obtainable from
It is also on sale at the Heritage Centre at Baldock's Mill in South Street, Bourne, during the weekend opening hours of 2 pm to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
You may also obtain a copy by mail order by completing the form below and enclosing your remittance. This should include £1 postage and packing for the United Kingdom or £2.50 if the order is from overseas.
Further reading: A CD ROM containing almost 4,000 photographs and more than
a million words of text is also available. See A Portrait of Bourne
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