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Stuck with missing g/father on 1921 census, not in the household he should be in! But his parents and siblings are there. Not with paternal or maternal g/parents. Any ideas? Name changed? Hospital? #familyhistory #Genealogy wait for #ancestryhour tomorrow?

Remember we are open this Saturday (2nd July, 10-4). Please order all documents for the searchroom in advance of your visit. See our website for further details #SaturdayOpening

Tonight, we'll be talking about grand tours to Italy from Britain in 18th & 19th century, Italian language classes from 20th century, Italian prisoners of war in 1940s, New Italy NSW from the 1880s. Join us:
#SAG90 #familyhistory #genealogy #italia #Italy

And that’s a wrap on our Open Day with three-time Olympic champion @maxwhitlock1!

Thanks to everybody who came along today, we hope you enjoyed your day! And don’t forget to share your pics using the hashtag #ChooseHull

Scandal in Netley. Read our blog about our recent acquisition - the Loyal Hope of Netley Lodge Minute Book which chronicles 25 years of activity. It provides fascinating insights into life in the local community
#Netley #blog

Here is drone footage capturing the city's two ships, Arctic Corsair and Spurn Lightship, in dry dock together for the first and only time.

It's a rare sight. 👏

@Hullccnews @DunstonShipLtd @HeritageFundNOR @Hull_Museums

We would love to identify more places in this photograph album! Do you recognise this stretch of river? Other places that have been identified so far, include Brussels, Clifton, Sonning and Sussex!


In her biography of Margaret Skinnider, @MaryMcAuliffe4 describes her life-long relationship with Tipperary-born Nora O'Keefe whom Skinnider met during a US lecture tour about her experience as a sniper in the 1916 Rising. 1/2 #DublinPride

Latest Blogs

Heroes and villains: conflicting attitudes to war veterans in peacetime

May 19, 2022

How real were the fears that brutalised and battle-scarred soldiers returning from the First World War had developed a propensity for violence and criminality? Dr Ashley Borrett looks at the city of Hull to find out how people responded to war veterans in peacetime.

Oscar Wilde

19 May 1897 – Oscar Wilde is released from prison

May 19, 2022

19 May 2022 marks 125 years since Oscar Wilde was released from prison. Professor Helen Johnston recounts the criminal past of the notorious Irish poet and playwright.

Criminal records as a way of introducing archives to children

August 25, 2021

Hannah Salisbury, Community and Learning Officer at Suffolk Archives, explains how new learning resources on crime and punishment are being used to introduce younger children to the fascinating world of historical archives.

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