Hull, Priory Cinema, Spring Bank West c.1960

Memories of Kingston upon Hull


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)

It's late Friday night and you're hungry. I mean really late. 2am. What do you do ? You go down Princes Avenue to Arnett's bakery and queue up at the back entrance sniffing the goodies being baked for Saturday, and wait to be served. When the large round loaves come out of the oven, someone cuts (...Read full memory)

i used to go to preston quite a lot met some girls there called ann curtis margret clarkson and lizzie mryers dose anybody living in preston know them and what they doing now

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