Hessle, Yorkshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Hessle, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Hessle

Historic Maps of Hessle and the local area.

They were happy years of playing in the street with pals (not many cars then), playing down the foreshore and in the many parks nearby. Itlings Lane was a fun place to go bramble picking, scrumping, making hideouts and rope swings over the ditch (covered over now). Another (...Read full memory)

I remember going there on many occasions in the late 50’s and early 60’s. Catching the bus from Hessle Road (we lived in Bean Street) and this was a great day out for kids “in the country” The method we used of getting to the quarry was to go under a low, dingy and usually muddy tunnel/bridge actually under the railway (...Read full memory)