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Yorkshire Photographic Memories

Yorkshire Photographic Memories

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Caption for Hull, George Street 1903: Here we see an open-top tramcar; electric trams had been introduced to the city in 1899. On 30 June 1945, Hull became the first city in the country to abandon its tramway since the outbreak of the Second World War. Many of the trams were sold to the Leeds Corporation.

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Memories of Kingston upon Hull

Does anyone remember this sometime in the 1950s ....? A friend who now lives in Australia remembers her grandparents owning one in Hull. Hope someone can help.

Humberside was created from 1 April 1974 and lasted to 1 Apr 1996. Kingston-upon-Hull is Yorkshire and not Humberside. Note from the Editor: Many thanks for your comment. I do understand your frustration, however, unfortunately city and county lines and borders are constantly being redrawn, and researching (...Read full memory)

My Mam was from Hull and I was born there. We moved to Wales when I was three. We used to go to visit my Gran in Glebe Road, and my Aunt Hilda. We loved the patties and fish and chips. They were the best. I remember the trams, the parks and riding bikes. Us children, my brothers and I, did not like the smell (...Read full memory)

Wow. I remember being unhappy living in digs and cycling up to Uni in my mini skirt. Prof Wilkinson telling me that he 'adored tall women' (he'd be sacked now) or I could have got a first! Wishing I was living in halls. Three years seeming an eternity. Why did I stick it out? What happened to (...Read full memory)

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