Sutton & Wawne Museum

Social & Family History Centre near Hull
Church Street, HullOpening at 10:00 on FridayOpening at 10:00 tomorrowOpening at 10:00Open today until 14:00Reopening at 10:00 on 23 NovemberReopening at 10:00 on 30 NovemberReopening at 10:00 on 7 DecemberSorry, we're closed
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Posted on 27-Apr-2018

We have decades of school registers of St James' CofE School that can be viewed on Fridays inside the museum. We also have a typed extract of all the entries concerning our pupils' wartime evacuations, arranged in date order. Visitors to the museum on Fridays can see it on display on our inform...

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Posted on 02-Apr-2018

We're alway serve tea or coffee as requested. Come and join us and browse your family history in convivial surroundings!

Posted on 02-Apr-2018

After a very long winter, and appalling weather, things are now back to normal openings, every Friday, 10am to 2pm. We have access to FindMyPast and Ancestry, as well as the multitude of free indexes to be found online. A great deal can be found for free ... come and see us and we'll happily sh...

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Posted on 25-Feb-2018

Mr Johnson left us an enormous legacy of photos of this school, its pupils. We hold his glass slide collection, as well as a small collection of the Dominos series of educational books, for which Mr Johnson was contracted by the education authorities to take the photos. All of which can be view...

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Posted on 25-Feb-2018

One of the several dozen glass slides from the Eric Johnson 1960s slide collection we hold. The lesson here appears to be 'seamanship'. There are more from the collection on our main website, at:

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
We have a tearoom, serving teas & coffee , £1pp ; visitors welcome to bring their own sandwiches.

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Church Street
United Kingdom

Opening Hours

Fri:10:00 am – 2:00 pm