SUTTON & WAWNE MUSEUM
Some by this museum, others by local authors
See THIS PAGE for other useful items for sale
Please note that Overseas Postage Rates have risen
being items for private sale with all profits to directly benefit this museum
quite remarkably in the past three or four years.
A small book to New Zealand now costs £7.90; standard air-mail.
Effectively killing most overseas sales we might have hoped for.
vivid memories of a childhood in Sutton
SUTTON on HULL
in the 1950s
NOW BACK ON STOCK ...
a gift by the author has enabled
another short print run.
All profits from sales of this book
benefit the museum.
softback: illus. pp.90
National Service in the R.A.F.
A LIMITED REPRINT OF 20 COPIES
Andrew vividly described his experience of those
heady days of the 1950s, and his first posting
overseas to Hong Kong.
Also described are his subsequent visits
to Hong Kong, between 1981 and 2007.
WE NOW HAVE A
LIMITED NUMBER OF COPIES,
GIFTED BY ANDREW HIMSELF,
to sell to make funds for the museum
£9.95 per copy
A copy, produced personally by Andrew for
the museum, will still be available to view
for research purposes
within the museum on Fridays.
softback : pp.112
mostly full colour illus.
Church and People - a Celebration
by Merrill Rhodes
Sad to say, this acclaimed book is now effectively 'out of print'. The replacement of the book on DVD-ROM is now complete. This is a digitised copy, complete with all photos, all maps, every paragraph exactly as Merrill wrote it,
now on DVD and at exactly the same price.
Not only that, we also offer a Digital Download of the complete disc. See below.
please note: this DVD is made for computers; PCs and laptops; not for TV via domestic DVD players.
For anyone interested in local history, or who has an interest in the historic families of
Sutton & Wawne, or who has recently moved
into the area, we think the DVD will be
just as popular as the book.
Files are in HTML format (same as web pages) and images are JPEG; a whole-text version of all 12 chapters, without images, is in doc, docx and rtf formats for easy searching for research.
This new photo-DVD, incorporating all of Merrill's book including maps and photos, plus many more images of Sutton and Wawne, including both ancient churches, is now on sale.
On-line Orders can now be taken, and the price is £10, plus any post & packing as required.
As of July 2017, we have to state that postage charges for destinations abroad are now almost prohibitive; the rate now to send one of our books to New Zealand is just short of £8, effectively as much as the book. It seems not that long ago we were sending DVDs to NZ for around £4.
So much for Royal Mail privatisation. Privateers would be a more apt description, akin to highwaymen. I used to have such respect for our Royal Mail, but now feel it's moved away from the great institution it used to be.
What may be of greater help to folks abroad will be to be able to view and read the entire disc online, being Merrill's book in its entirety, and all the added photos and extras. This became available on 30 October 2017 for the first time.
Payment for a physical disc by post, or the online version, can also be taken by BACS, and our account details are at the bottom of our Friends page where donations can be made.
Please email us first, and let us know when you have sent your payment through, and of course, your postal address, and on arrival in our account, we will post you the disc,
or email you the access link and password.
Once you have that, you are free to share
the details between family and friends.
TO VIEW ONLINE
now unavailable -
out of print in Hard Copy
and now replaced by
this photo-DVD ROM
Same price; £10
+ £2.50 UK p&p
OR view online, no disc, no postage; £5.00 ;
we will email you the
for PCs/Laptops only;
doesn't work on
Note that postage charges
to Australia, NZ & USA
are now extremely expensive
typically doubling the cost.
eg. to NZ = £7.90 !!
online viewing at
half the price
is your best alternative
SUTTON on HULL
Portrait of a Village
.. an 85-minute DVD about
the history of the village,
and first available on
VHS some years ago.
Re-issued on DVD, now produced
by Ian Wolstencroft
following the death of the original video maker,
the late Rob Walters.
Also much improved for clarity,
with extra material, photos and film.
85 minutes running time,
all on one disc
ALL profits to benefit the
upkeep of this Museum
Copies available from the
Museum inside The Old School
on Fridays 10 - 2pm,
or by mail-order at £10 + £2.50 p&p
to order your copy
leaving your name &
address & phone number
If you do online banking, Books and DVDs
can now be paid for online via BACs.
Go to our 'FRIENDS' page for all the bank details.
(DVD cover &
reverse shown here)
A new edition of
'A Passage over the River Hull:
the story of Wawne Ferry'
by Martin Limon (price £4.09)
is available to download from
This 'Kindle Edition' for 2015 has more information and is now available to download onto a 'Kindle' device or onto any computer or tablet with a 'Kindle app'. Simply type in 'Wawne Ferry' on the Amazon website to find out more.
we don't have copies for sale in the museum,
as this is only available as a
digital download for computers and tablets.
'East Yorkshire Village Visits' was published
by Fonthill Media on December 1st, 2013.
This local history book is based upon articles that appeared in the county magazine, "The Journal", published in 2011, 2012 and 2013, although it also contains both new and previously unpublished historical material based on original research.
There are 31 villages in the book, amongst which are: North Dalton, Burstwick, Kirkburn, Wawne, Sledmere, Langtoft, Easington, Airmyn, Aldbrough, Elloughton, Roos, Preston, Bilton, Sewerby, Bishop Wilton, Millington, Eastrington and Harpham, and several others.
at local bookshops,
including Waterstones and
WH Smith branches in
Hull, Beverley and Kingswood.
FROM THE EAST RIDING
. . . a collection of local history stories already published by magazines like the Yorkshire Ridings Magazine and The Journal.
This fascinating new collection of tales of the East Riding contains momentous events, true crimes, surprising incidents and biographies of the area's famous sons and daughters. The stories cover an area from York down to Hull and include such tales as: Across the Humber, The Civil War in East Yorkshire, When Cholera Came Calling, Mary Wollstonecraft in Georgian Beverley, William Wilberforce, Airships Over East Yorkshire, Rogues' Gallery and many more. There are stories of some the county's other famous residents, Kay Kendall and Amy Johnson, as well as some forgotten aspects of the region's past - including the crime that shocked eighteenth-century Long Riston, as well as health care in the area long before the arrival of the NHS. This book will appeal to anyone with an interest in the history of the region, and also awaken memories of a bygone time for those who worked or lived here.
... is a new local history publication,
and is the sequel to 'Tales From the East Riding'
published by Tempus in November 2006.
Now on sale at local bookshops,
including Waterstones and WH Smith branches in Hull, Beverley and Kingswood.
by Leonard C Bacon
in softback, A4 size.
We must add our own thanks that Len completed this history before his untimely death on 23 Aug 2007.
It is packed with information about all the units that served at RAF Sutton on Hull until its closure, along with b&photos and diagrams, and is a thoroughly comprehensive study of a time that is still fondly remembered by older Sutton residents.
Whether recounting the days of the RAF School of Fire-Fighting and Rescue, or of the wartime balloon barrage crews, it is a fascinating read and the sales of the book financed Len's project of the placing of a Blue Plaque commemorating the RAF station inside Bransholme Library.
Copies are now
available to buy
From Mrs Judith Bangs
of the EYFHS at:
5 Curlew Close
or at the
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