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History of Alvingham

This page celebrates the rich history of our village, as contributed and remembered by our community, both immediate and those extended all around the world.

A body of work and research was undertaken by Philip Henry Shucksmith (1927-2016)  who farmed in the village. Click on the subjects listed to link to the relevant pdf document.

Alvingham Residents

Walter Pickering

Resident of Alvingham from 1966 to 1996. Walter undertook many community projects and was a founding member of Alvingham Social Club.

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Mr and Mrs Percy Holmes

Philip Shucksmith pays reverence to an ordinary couple who lived in Alvingham from the 1930s to the 1970s.

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Other Residents