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Hessle, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Hessle and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Foreshore Houseboats

In the early 1950's walking past the little white cottage that is now The Country Park Inn, towards Ferriby, one could see a selection of little ships (Puffers) pulled up high & ...Read full memory

A memory of Hessle by Len Marsden

My Childhood To Adulthood

I was born at Hesslewood Nursing Home in 1939 and lived in Kingston Avenue. The schools I went to were the infants school in Swinegate, Hessle County Secondary School on ...Read full memory

A memory of Hessle by Terry Hood

Childhood Holidays

My grandparents lived in a cottage fronting the River Humber where the Humber Bridge is now. My grandfather worked in the whitening mill near what was then called LITTLE ...Read full memory

A memory of Hessle by John Holt