Tennyson's house at Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

A postcard showing Alfred Tennyson's house at Mablethorpe, a short ride along the coast from Skegness. This was where his clergyman father, George Clayton Tennyson, brought the family to pass the summers c.1830, away from their home in the rectory at Somersby near Spilsby. | From Janet Dammes' family archive.
A postcard showing Alfred Tennyson's house at Mablethorpe, a short ride along the coast from Skegness. This was where his clergyman father, George Clayton Tennyson, brought the family to pass the summers c.1830, away from their home in the rectory at Somersby near Spilsby.
From Janet Dammes' family archive.
This catalogue record comes from: Bottesford Local History Archive

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  • I have a postcard of Tennyson,s house. During the 1st World War, my father was a member of Knottingley Sea Scouts (West Yorkshire) and they did “Look Out” duties at Mablethorpe. He wrote a postcard to his parents, the postcard being the one of Tennyson’s house. He gained his love of Tennyson’s poetry whilst there and me likewise from him. At my father’s funeral I read the poem “Crossing the bar”. I treasure the postcard he sent to his parents.

    By Shirley Bedford (19/05/2024)

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