Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

6/9/2004

The University of Hull Brynmor Jones Library

(Archives & Special Collections)
Cottingham Road, Kingston upon Hull HU6 7RX

Main Collections:

Ellerman’s Wilson Line: The huge archive of the Hull-based Ellerman’s Wilson (Shipping) Line contains volumes including several hundred ships’ plans from the mid-19th century onwards. A series of Port Data files relating to the United Kingdom contain a great deal of visual information and particularly photographs for the various docks in Hull ([King George, Alexandra, Victoria, Albert & William Wright, Riverside Quay, St Andrew’s, Humber, Princes, Railway, and Salt End) and other Humber ports, mostly from the 1950s. [Code DEW]The University of Hull Brynmor Jones Library

(Archives & Special Collections)
Cottingham Road, Kingston upon Hull HU6 7RX

Main Collections:

Ellerman’s Wilson Line: The huge archive of the Hull-based Ellerman’s Wilson (Shipping) Line contains volumes including several hundred ships’ plans from the mid-19th century onwards. A series of Port Data files relating to the United Kingdom contain a great deal of visual information and particularly photographs for the various docks in Hull ([King George, Alexandra, Victoria, Albert & William Wright, Riverside Quay, St Andrew’s, Humber, Princes, Railway, and Salt End) and other Humber ports, mostly from the 1950s. [Code DEW]

Georgian Society for East Yorkshire: This collection contains about 800 photographs, plans and drawings relating to significant buildings in Hull, Beverley and other East Yorkshire locations, principally from the 1930s to the 1960s, but including photographs of much earlier drawings and paintings. The views include churches, public buildings, and factories; there are also some street scenes. [Code DX/99]

The Hull & East Riding Co-operative Society Ltd: This large archive covers the history of the local Society from its inception, taking in the Beverley & District Society, and records for other towns in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It includes some 550 photographs from between the mid-1860s and the early 1950s, with the majority from the 1930s and ’40s. These cover premises (in Hull, Beverley, Bridlington and Withernsea), staff (individuals and groups), shop window and product displays, workshops, vehicles, and World War Two bomb and fire damage to premises. [Code DHC]

Ken Macmahon: The archive of the late local historian contains about 600 photographs and postcards relating to Hull and East Yorkshire (particularly Beverley). They date from about 1910 to 1970 and include views of various docks, streets and buildings, plus the Royal visit to Hull in 1914. [Code DDMM]. In addition, the Library holds the Macmahon slide collection, which contains several hundred further specimens, mainly relating to architecture in Hull, Beverley and York.

Needlers Ltd: This small collection of records relating to the famous Hull-based confectioners includes a large number of photographs assembler by Raymond Needler, grandson of the firm’s founder, some of which were included in his book Needlers of Hull (Hutton Press, 1993). The 500 or so items include staff involved in work and social activities, plant, events, products, vehicles, shop window displays. There is also a short (just over 1 minute) film of the Visit by the Prince of Wales to Needlers’ Hull factory in 1926. [Code DNE]

Georgian Society for East Yorkshire: This collection contains about 800 photographs, plans and drawings relating to significant buildings in Hull, Beverley and other East Yorkshire locations, principally from the 1930s to the 1960s, but including photographs of much earlier drawings and paintings. The views include churches, public buildings, and factories; there are also some street scenes. [Code DX/99]

The Hull & East Riding Co-operative Society Ltd: This large archive covers the history of the local Society from its inception, taking in the Beverley & District Society, and records for other towns in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It includes some 550 photographs from between the mid-1860s and the early 1950s, with the majority from the 1930s and ’40s. These cover premises (in Hull, Beverley, Bridlington and Withernsea), staff (individuals and groups), shop window and product displays, workshops, vehicles, and World War Two bomb and fire damage to premises. [Code DHC]

Ken Macmahon: The archive of the late local historian contains about 600 photographs and postcards relating to Hull and East Yorkshire (particularly Beverley). They date from about 1910 to 1970 and include views of various docks, streets and buildings, plus the Royal visit to Hull in 1914. [Code DDMM]. In addition, the Library holds the Macmahon slide collection, which contains several hundred further specimens, mainly relating to architecture in Hull, Beverley and York.

Needlers Ltd: This small collection of records relating to the famous Hull-based confectioners includes a large number of photographs assembler by Raymond Needler, grandson of the firm’s founder, some of which were included in his book Needlers of Hull (Hutton Press, 1993). The 500 or so items include staff involved in work and social activities, plant, events, products, vehicles, shop window displays. There is also a short (just over 1 minute) film of the Visit by the Prince of Wales to Needlers’ Hull factory in 1926. [Code DNE]

For more information go to-http://www.hullcc.gov.uk/libraries/images_of_hull/images_brynmor.php

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