Memories of Kingston upon Hull
My Great Uncle John Percy Norfolk enlisted at Wenlock Barracks, Anlaby Road, Hull on 1st September 1914 and became a private in the "Hull Pals". The barracks at 380 Anlaby Road were built around 1911 on the site of a former private residence known as Somerset House. ...Read full memory
My great-grandfather, Richard Gillett, was an Alderman and laid the foundation stone for this building. I don't suppose that there is a photo of the Foundation Stone anywhere, is there? A member of our family has the engraved silver trowel and gavel which were presented to him at the time. ...Read full memory
We moved here in November 1949 - Mother was horrified, I thought it the most wonderful, exciting place to be. The corner room upstairs was used by the previous tenants for pigeons, racing I think. A good scrub was needed before Mum considered it clean enough to hang the washing. My brother and I ...Read full memory
The photo above, of the two Lads on the lake is of my Brother Graham and I. I can`t remember it myself but apparently, Graham tells me, he was fed up because he wasn`t allowed to drive the boat as he was too small.