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Hessle Local History Society
Bringing the History of Hessle to You 
 
 
Welcome to the home page of the Hessle Local History Society website.
 
 
 
 
 
 Hessle Church and the Marquis of Granby c 1900.
 
 
Hessle is a small town in East Yorkshire, four miles to the west of Kingston Upon Hull. The town is, now, perhaps best known for being the site of the Humber Bridge, but it has a long and interesting history, some of which is recorded on these web pages.
 
 
Aims of the Society:
Hessle Local History Society exists to promote and encourage the history and traditions of the town of Hessle, and the study of its history.
 
Society meetings take place in Hessle Town Hall from March to November (see Society News).
New members are welcome. 

Next meeting 
August 17       Special meeting featuring SCULPTURES of EAST YORKSHIRE (Please note that there will be a charge of £2 per person for this meeting due to the special nature of the talk and the cost of the speaker.) 
Subscriptions for 2017 can be paid at this meeting.

See Society News & Meetings for this year's programme.
 
Heritage Open Days:
This year's HODs will be the week beginning Monday September 4th, due to Hull's standing as the 2017 City of Culture the events are being extended.

NEWLY ADDED:


    
Chestnut Avenue, Hessle


The Society publishes a Newsletter which is available on subscription
An Index to the Newsletter is available on this web site.  
  
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To navigate around the site simply click on the topic titles in the blue menu bar on the top left hand side of this page.
 
For further information contact Michael Free at mgfree@gmail.com or 01482 564577.
 
 
 Links:
John Ellerthorpe - https://sites.google.com/site/johnellerthorpeheroofthehumber/home
FCA Voysey, Architect -  http://www.voyseysociety.org/



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