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With just less than 4 Weeks to our 2nd Old School Re-union, we are gathering names of those former pupils who would like to attend our gathering, along with their guests if they'd like to bring one. It will also help us to plan the catering if you can email us on admin@suttonandwawnemuseum.org.u...

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We have many, many more of these ... these boys are just starting their school life ... but where are they now, what do they do when they left school. Most will be retired now, with families of their own.

Looking forward to our Old School Re-Union next month ... class photos here from 1954-55. We have the names of 8 of these young ladies, who must have been within a year or so of starting their working life. But who are the others . . . ?

This is said to be Con Calvert, mowing the Barbara Robson Playing Field, on his trusty beast of a mower, apparently affectionately pet-named "Elizabeth".

Two new collections have been donated to our archives in the past month. Albums belonging to the late Edith Wood have been donated by her son Paul, and another collection by Wilfred Hartley (1907-1977) has been donated by Susan, a distant relative. Our first picture shows Edith, with friends, ...

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A huge collection of photos, mostly from the 80s in colour, has turned up at the museum, kindly loaned for our perusal by the son of a Sutton family. In the main, we have two albums of shows and productions in the Church Hall, various teas and events, all showing an enormous number of people of ...

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Open Friday 3rd May as usual. 10am - 2pm. Here we have a recently scanned image from our collection, this one out of Folder 13 in our archives, page 26. We'd love some indication of the names of the Brownies and Guides on here, the label says these are the 'Methodist Brownies & Guides', circ...

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A final view from our massive photographic archives. Taken in the late 40s. Recognise anyone? At the back of the school, on a lawn and nearby what would become 'the school garden', where eventually there would be a small greenhouse and some raised beds. Pupils would plant salad and vegetable...

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World-wide study, in the days when we'd only just got air-mail, let alone t'internet. Every class had a globe, studied endlessly along with the class atlas, to find far-flung places where dad may have served in the war, or even where a brother or sister may be off to serve next. And of course, ...

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Testimonials

3 weeks ago
Very interesting, helpful and friendly volunteers, would recommend
- Susan B
2 months ago
great with my family coming from Sutton all the more interesting
- Glen H
8 months ago
Lot's of information regarding The Sutton Village area, WW1 & 2 very helpful volunteers open 10am - 2pm every Friday you will be amazed by the information available.
- Elaine K

Family History Centre

We are a local Folk Museum and Family History Centre inside this Grade II listed school building of 1859; the oldest former council school in Hull still used for educational purposes: staffed entirely by Volunteers and supported by visitor donations.  We're in Sutton village, but our area of interest also includes Wawne, Stoneferry and Wilmington. Our main website is at www.suttonandwawnemuseum.org.uk
We have a tearoom, serving teas & coffee , £1pp ; visitors welcome to bring their own sandwiches.

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