Willingham by Stow, which was mentioned in the Domesday book, is six miles south of Gainsborough and twelve miles north of Lincoln. It has always been a mainly arable farming community with twenty farmers working the land in the late 19th century compared with just a handful now. St.Helen's church dates from the 11th century with registers that document events as far back as 1562 . The Methodist Chapel on High Street (No longer a place of worship) was built in 1885. There have been many business's in the village over the years but now there are two pubs, The Half Moon and The Fox and Hounds, Leanings Transport (Haulage) plus the Howson Care Centre which is situated on Marton Lane. Lord Hawke was born in Willingham Rectory (1860) .

The main organisations and most often used webpages are listed to your left. For all other sections of the Willingham by Stow website please look at the site index at the bottom of this page. There are dozens of pages of information and space available for you to advertise and promote your services.



The hall looking its best for the awards



Contribution to Willingham Parish Council
Dorothy Wain

The Dirtiest Vehicle
Mick Bates

Contribution to a youth activity
Mary Clark

Best Neighbour
Carol Webster

The most outstanding act of kindness
Vic Oliver

Extrovert personality or dresser
Martin Shaw

Best kept garden
Dave Beard

Services to the elderly
Dorothy Wain

Award to an outstanding child
Lizzie Foreman

Purveyor of jokes (Good or bad)
Talbot Clark

Services to the church
Joyce Watson

Contribution to the community
Carol Webster

Congratulations to all of you
Thank you for what you contribute to our community


Singers from Willingham are involved in this concert
so we are happy to promote this exciting local event

More information available on FACEBOOK HERE


Booking clerk for Willingham village hall.
This voluntary job involves taking bookings for the hall
setting heating times and attending 6 committee meetings a year.
We are a friendly committee and welcome anyone wishing to join us.
For an informal chat please ring Carol on 788788 or Ann on 787267.






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