Manuscript text of an unpublished History of the City of Hull from its earliest days until the late 18th century, including a number of illustrations, vignettes and line drawings, drawn from a range of sources
'Sketch of the Ancient History of Kingston upon Hull'
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 50 U DX32
- Dates of Creation1873
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William Anderson Gunnell published his "Sketches of Hull Celebrities" put together by Gunnell in 1876 based upon a collection of manuscripts but this was subsequently exposed as a forgery containing many misleading facts and information.
Access will be granted to any accredited reader
Donated by Miss Temple, Kirkella, 10 May 1945