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by grinwolf
Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Lost Family and Friends
Topic: Looking for Jennisons
Replies: 3
Views: 8533

Re: Looking for Jennisons

Hello I too have Jennisons in my family tree. My 4th gret grandfather was Richard J. 1745 - 1820. He is buried at Garton on the wolds, but do not know his place of birth.
by grinwolf
Wed Dec 23, 2015 8:22 pm
Forum: General Family History and Genealogy Queries
Topic: Catholic Burials
Replies: 3
Views: 8366

Re: Catholic Burials

Further to my last reply, just remembered that some Methodist and other nonconformist churches had thier own burial grounds; can't remember if the present one in Middle Street North has one or not - I know the one in Toll Gavel Beverley has. Don't know anything about the history of Catholics in Drif...
by grinwolf
Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: General Family History and Genealogy Queries
Topic: Catholic Burials
Replies: 3
Views: 8366

Re: Catholic Burials

Hello ursu, having recently spent much time in the Treasure House in Beverley, looking for burials, I was surprised to find the actual registers for Driffield Cemetery, which was opened in 1865. Had problems finding my gt grandmother who lived in Driffield - had no luck in the burial register for Al...
by grinwolf
Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Where Are You Now?
Topic: Jacksons/ Grandways Supermarket
Replies: 0
Views: 11354

Jacksons/ Grandways Supermarket

Who remembers Jackson's supermarket in Middle street south, were Iceland is now? Does any one remember the previous two stores in Market Place? The main one which was a small supermarket and in the 1960's the only supermarket - no alcohol licence, Jakco's other branch across the street had one. The ...
by grinwolf
Mon Sep 28, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: Jokes / Fun / Lighthearted topics
Topic: More language from Hull with translations:-
Replies: 0
Views: 12744

More language from Hull with translations:-

EMERGENCY ILLNESS:- Me owziz on fiyer darl narn narn narn - "My house is ablaze. Please alert the emergency services" Fiyer injin - (Result of the above) Arv been brokken into - "My house has been burgled" Gorra curled - I'm a bit stuffed up today" Arfarted - "A lack of commitment", OR "I have broke...
by grinwolf
Sat Sep 26, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: Jokes / Fun / Lighthearted topics
Topic: The language of Hull, with translations
Replies: 0
Views: 8170

The language of Hull, with translations

SOCIALISING:- , Ellur, arm from 'ull - "Good morning, I am from Hull Summatup? - "Is there something troubling you?" Parnta marld - "A glass of dark beer" Arfa Larga - " A small glass of beer of continental origin" Sner Berl - "An egg - based liqueur from Holland" Canaborryit? - "May I borrow it?" I...
by grinwolf
Fri Sep 25, 2015 8:22 pm
Forum: Wolds Genealogy
Topic: Driffield Secondary School mid 1960's
Replies: 3
Views: 8089

Re: Driffield Secondary School mid 1960's

Hi Sue, did you or anyone out there have any contact with their son Paul - think that was his name, last time I heard of him, he was working as an assistant in Jacksons supermarket on Saturdays, with his friend Derek Wilkes - what happened to Wilksie?
Grinwolf
by grinwolf
Sun Mar 15, 2015 9:31 pm
Forum: Town Talk
Topic: Shutting down local shop!
Replies: 11
Views: 4305

Re: Shutting down local shop!

Sorry if this reply is a bit late, but I don't get out much. In 2006 Miss Jones discovered that the Heron branch was closing down - I remember it too, somewere on Middle street south were Stuarts' chippie is now? - I'm sure someone will correct me(but thats a subject for another day). Set me thinkin...
by grinwolf
Sun Jan 04, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: Wolds Genealogy
Topic: Happy New Year 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1076

Happy New Year 2015

Hello
Is there anybody out there?
Happy New year to anyone with an interest in Great Driffield East Yorkshire.

Best wishes to everybody
Grinwolf
by grinwolf
Sun Nov 16, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: School Reunion
Topic: Driffield School 79-84
Replies: 29
Views: 21552

Re: Driffield School 79-84

Have been looking through some of the earlier Driff school re-unions, in particular Driffield School 79-84. Harry Benson is mentioned many times. Remember him starting DRIFF. school about 1963, he was a science teacher, and I remember his sense of humour , though not his false teeth. Harry lived at ...