Hessle, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Hessle,The Haven

Fishing for eels here, especially during the school holidays. Loved watching the ships built by Dunstons being side-launched into the water - huge waves! Also saw the 'Winston Churchill' being built and eventually launched after it blew over during construction.

A memory of Hessle by Michael Seward

Order Boy

I was order boy for quite a few proprietors, one being Mallorys in Prestongate. This photo is slightly earlier.

A memory of Hessle by Chris Lead

The Candy Store Prestongate

My grandmother ran the candy store on Prestongate for many years. Many happy memories. There was Audreys next door and Pillings TV rental on the corner.

A memory of Hessle by Helen Thornton

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