Category: History

Barge on the Hedon Haven, 1952

RIPLEY’S REMINISCENCES returns today with a photograph of a barge on the Hedon Haven taken in 1952. Another reminder of the role our waterways have played in the history of the town. The Hedon Haven was a watercourse linking to the Humber that once made Hedon one of the most important […]

Saltend from the air 1925

THESE marvellous photographs were taken from the air in 1925 and perhaps are the earliest aerial images of the distillery site at Saltend (now BP). The images are included on the Britain from Above website and show a series of photographs taken by Flight  AFL3060 on the 6th May 1925. There […]