'Sketch of the Ancient History of Kingston upon Hull'

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manuscript text of an unpublished History of the City of Hull from its earliest days until the late 18th century, including a number of illustrations, vignettes and line drawings, drawn from a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

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.

Conditions Governing Access

Access will be granted to any accredited reader

Custodial History

Donated by Miss Temple, Kirkella, 10 May 1945

Related Material

'History of Kingston upon Hull' by Abraham de la Pryme [Ref U DP5 and U DP84]