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

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

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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