17th Century ‘Smoothie’

The ‘Snail Water’ (archive-ref DDHI/58/1/1) It’s now 205 years since the Battle of Waterloo, that famous victory over the ‘old enemy’ France.  As a nation we tend to revel in the traditional rivalry between the British and the French but, thankfully, today this is a friendly one. Nevertheless, we still enjoy drawing comparisons between our […]

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New ‘Archives Card’ Scheme

From the 6th July 2020 the East Riding Archives service will be using the new Archives Card scheme. Readers will need to be registered to consult the archives in the research room. The CARN (County Archives Research Network) reader’s ticket scheme expired on the 31st March 2020 and was replaced with the Archives Card. Please […]

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Casting A Wide Net

‘Trawling Through Time: The Story Of Cook, Welton and Gemmell, Shipbuilders’ tv documentary goes online! Last summer it was previewed to a full-house at Beverley’s Parkway Cinema, then in November it was broadcast on That’s TV Humber, and published on DVD shortly afterwards.  Now, ‘Trawling Through Time: The Story Of Cook, Welton & Gemmell’ documentary […]

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