SUTTON in HOLDERNESS HISTORY

Posted on this page will be links to
Online Books by various authors

pertaining to the older history of this area; books that were
formerly thought of as only being of interest to 'antiquarians',
books that were rare or very expensive.

A deeper interest in the history of our area, back into
ancient times perhaps makes antiquarians of us all.



Some of these books are from Google eBooks,
and may be read here, or online by clicking the appropriate link
when it will open in a new browser window.

If you sign in and register with Google eBooks,
you can save books to your library and read them online for free.
Downloads are formatted for computers, tablets and Kindle-type devices.


THOMAS BLASHILL
SUTTON-IN-HOLDERNESS
THE MANOR, THE BEREWIC, AND THE VILLAGE COMMUNITY
. 1896
This first historic book can only be read online, by going to the link above,
which then opens in a new browser window.
Using the above link, this book has over 340 pages, downloads into your PDF reader,
and takes a little while to load; it's around 15Mb in size.
Once loaded, it's fully searchable, and zoomable, just as with any other PDF document.

Another interesting link, to read BLASHILL online directly, and at Full Page,
CLICK HERE
I have to admit, it is good, an impressive way to read online.
The pages actually 'turn' as well.
And YES, it is FREE.



The HULL POLL BOOK of 1835, a list of all voters,
and just as interesting, listing all the streets in Hull.
There's 80-something pages, the first pages are blank ;
use your mouse wheel within the book to scroll.
Additionally, there is a 'window scroller' at the side
which works independently of the main window.





George POULSON 1841
The history and antiquities of the seigniory of Holderness
Use online, or read here below.

As above, the first page shown is the cover;
use your scroll wheel within the book to scroll down.
Once loaded, it's fully searchable, and also fully zoomable.




JAMES JOSEPH SHEAHAN .. 1864
General and concise history and description
of the town and port of
Kingston-upon-Hull






WILLIAM HUTTON .. 1813
THE BATTLE OF BOSWORTH FIELD,

Between Richard the Third and Henry Earl of Richmond,
August 22, 1485
With Plans of the Battle, Its Consequences,
the Fall, Treatment, and Character of Richard.

Click to Read Online
or read in the framed window below.


Considering the recent discovery of King Richard's bones under a car park,
this may prove to be rivetting reading to serious historians. But it is hard going ...


HISTORICAL DIRECTORIES for ENGLAND & WALES
This link is a real discovery; Trade and Business Directories
not just for Hull, but many areas of England & Wales.
If you're also researching family links in other towns and counties,
this link could be a real boon.

The first page has separate links to 10 areas and regions;
choose yours, and away you go.



For a bit of light reading, continuing in the historical genre,
a story of blood, intrigue and revolution;
A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by Charles Dickens. Enjoy.




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Many an old pupil must have spent hours daydreaming and staring up at this timbered roof.
But it would have been woebetide any child if the teacher had caught them indulging in such a wasteful occupation.






































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