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1892 Statue of Frederick James Tollemache unveiled on St Peter's Hill

More Detail Sir F J Tollemache was a radical Liberal MP who represented Grantham at various times between 1826 and 1874. The statue was sculpted by George Simmonds and cast by Ecclestone Foundry, Pimlico.

1852 Charles Bradley memorial window More info
1853 Richard Bradley & family memorial window More info
1856 -1874 George Maddison M.A., Vicar
1857 Clarke window by Wailes of Newcastle More info
1863 -1867 George Gilbert Scott was commissioned to restore the church More info
1867 Joseph Wyles memorial window by Clayton & Bell More info
1868 Abolition of the compulsory church rate
1874 -1879 Jacob Clements M.A., Vicar More info
1874 -1875 Rev George Maddison Memorial Window by Clayton & Bell More info
1875 Window in memory of Mrs Elizabeth Bradley. More info
1876 New clock put in the tower, by Gillett & Bland of Croydon
1877 Restoration of the North Porch More info
1877 Quarter jacks to the new clock first used
1878 Rev William Glaister, Curate of Grantham, writes "The Life and Times of St Wulfram, Bishop & Missionary" More info
1879 -1883 Cecil Edward Fisher M.A., Vicar
1880 William & Sarah King memorial window
1881 South Porch restored
1881 -1883 Stained Glass window at East End and Reredos installed More info
1883 -1905 William Glaister M.A., Vicar
1883 -1884 Spire was struck by lightning and top 20ft rebuilt with copper lightning conductor and restored weather vane


1850 The first railway was built in Grantham, duplicating the route of the canal, to the detriment of the canal
1852 Grantham linked to London and Edinburgh by rail
1858 The Isaac Newton statue was made from Crimean War cannon
1866 The Angel became the Angel and Royal More info
1869 Guildhall on St Peter's Hill built
1875 The first Grantham Carnival More info
1875 Bridge End Wesleyan Chapel
1879 The Extension Act passed, allowing the town to increase in size More info
1880 St Saviour's Mission Church
1884 St Anne's Iron Church, the 'Tin Tabernacle', New Somerby
1884 The market cross was taken down and replaced by a granite obelisk More info
1892 Statue of Frederick James Tollemache unveiled on St Peter's Hill More info
1896 Salvation Army Citadel built on London Road


1899 -1902 Boer War between England and the Boers in South Africa
1900 Foundation of the British Labour Party