Society News & Meetings

Meetings take place on the third Thursday of the month, in Hessle Town Hall at 7.15 pm.
Admission to meetings is £1 for members and £2 for non members.

The AGM took place on November 15th. The Committee remains unchanged. New volunteers are always welcome to join the Committee.

Hessle Local History Society Archive

Your Society is now developing an archive facility in conjunction with Hessle Town Council.
The archive will be open for viewing and research on an appointment only basis, hopefully within a few months. Items are currently being catalogued. The archive will be based at the Town Hall.

2020 Programme

19 March             Margaret Farrow            Philip Larkin in Hessle  

 16 April               Keith Hare                      Hessle’s very own Comical Fire Brigade  

 21 May                Michele Beadle             The R38 disaster 

 18 June               Paul Schofield              The Town Trail and mediaeval guilds of Beverley  

 16 July                Jill Crowther                 Charles Staniland Wake: A Victorian mystery solved  

 20 August            Eve Johansson            Joseph Walker Pease

 17 September      Ian Wilkinson               Hessle, an historic place

 15 October           Michael Free                Memorials and Stained Glass of All Saints’ Church

 19 November       AGM                              followed by  Peter Richardson,  Rowley Church, the 40s at                                                                                      Grosmont, Walkington Hayride and the Beamish Museum  

Editorial Team: Eve Johansson (01482 641242 or, Marie Nicoll and Anne Reaveley.

If you have any items of interest for the Newsletter please send them to Eve.

Material for the next issue is welcome - send to the Editorial team.