THE ‘SCALFORD MAIL’

The Strange Story of ‘Sally’ Jesson (1777-1852) The small village of Scalford in Leicestershire lies some four miles north of Melton Mowbray, a distance I might perhaps walk on a good day, but to continue on to nearby Goadby Marwood, a further two miles and with the thought of requiring to return on foot would […]

THE LANDING GROUNDS

Early Aviation around Melton Mowbray The small market town of Melton Mowbray was once an important link in theĀ aerialĀ defence of these Islands, detached as they are from the mainland of Europe, at a time when even the concept of an airfield or aerodrome as we understand it today was but a mere whim in the […]