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Gainsborough Old Hall
Gainsborough is a town in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, on the River Trent. It was one of the capital cities of Mercia during the Anglo-Saxon period.

LGBT history

The gay footballer Liam Davis has said he was abused plenty of times while playing for Gainsborough Trinity.[1]

The Lincolnshire Parents of LGBT children support group held its first gathering at a farm in Gainsborough in December 2015.[2]


  1. Alistair Magowan, "How I came out: Britain's only openly gay footballers" BBC News, 15 January 2014. (Archived by WebCite® at 2017-02-15).
  2. event page on Mumsnet. (Archived by WebCite® at 2017-02-15).