Another busy day in the museum today, reasearching two different houses in the village for visitors. One of which is a quite well-known abode, which I will not name yet, but here is a picture for folks to muse over and see if they have any idea. The only clue I'd give is that it turns out it is...

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Fantastic day today, lots of visitors, lots of reasearch and 'stuff to find'. Folk came from all over to see us today ... gorgeous weather .. OPEN AGAIN TOMORROW, so if Fridays are a problem as many tell us they are, Saturday 21st is your chance. Come and see what history you can find.

If you bring a memory stick - or card - with 1Gb of free space, Rob will give you a copy of GRAMPS ... it's free! If your FH tree is only online, at Rootsweb or Ancestry, or similar, then you most definitely need an app ... or one day risk losing the lot. Look after your own family history, do ...

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A view further down the same list, Page 7. Also shows one entry as "Scholar", indicating an award of a school certificate to Technical School, in 1942. Even in the middle of war, education carried on. We must also point out, that the red ink entries are to indicate those that came back and wer...

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An extract of Page 7 from our School Registers, for the summer of 1939. The evacuations, of three different types from those privately arranged by the family to government schemes to remove mothers and babies from danger are clearly shown here. This must have been an administrative nightmare fo...

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Just one small part of our massive collection of memories of Sutton schooldays at this school. And there's more. Open 2 days, Fri & Sat, Heritage Weeekend, 20th & 21st Sept, both days open till 3pm. All welcome! Also as normal, on Friday 13th, till 2pm. We have extensive records of children ...

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A scene of threshing, at Grange Croft Farm, Wawne, c.1930. Some of these photos hold real surprises when scanned and enlarged. This one revealed that there are more men here in the scene than at first looks.

On one of our hottest days, they were able to partake in a simple juice drink ... and a bit of cake.


5 months ago
Very interesting, helpful and friendly volunteers, would recommend
- Susan B
6 months ago
great with my family coming from Sutton all the more interesting
- Glen H
a year 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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