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Grimsby Collection

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby No 2 Fish Dock

Grimsby No 2 Fish Dock
No 2 Fish Dock, full of fishing boats, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Background imageGrimsby Collection: A Fish Pontoon at Grimsby by Fortunio Matania

A Fish Pontoon at Grimsby by Fortunio Matania
An illustration of what was described in the Sphere as one of the greatest fishing ports in the world. In 1790 the population was less than 1, 000 and in 1907 it was 65, 000

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Street

Grimsby Street
A trolleybus and only two cars on Freeman Street, Grimsby, Humberside. Note the smartly-dressed pedestrians and litter-free street

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Royal Dock from the South, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Royal Dock from the South, Grimsby, Lincolnshire - Valentine's postcard 1898 Date: 1898

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Trawlers

Grimsby Trawlers
Fishing trawlers at Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Street

Grimsby Street
Busy scene at the Old Market Place and Corn Exchange at Grimsby, Humberside, England

Background imageGrimsby Collection: First locomotive, passing Great Grimsby Church

First locomotive, passing Great Grimsby Church
The first locomotive passing Great Grimsby Church, on the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Fish packing shed, Grimsby, Victorian period

Fish packing shed, Grimsby, Victorian period. Date: late 19th century

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Fishing boats, Grimsby Docks, Victorian period

Fishing boats, Grimsby Docks, Victorian period. Date: late 19th century

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Firefighters outside mobile kitchen, WW2

Firefighters outside mobile kitchen, WW2
Firefighters enjoying a mug of tea outside a mobile kitchen presented to the National Fire Service by the Order of the Eastern Star, Manitoba, Canada, during the Second World War

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Naval manoeuvres on East Coast by G. H. Davis

Naval manoeuvres on East Coast by G. H. Davis
The naval manoeuvres of 1913: the varying fortunes of the East Coast raiding parties. How the Humber Ports were raided last week by the Red fleet

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Fishermen

Grimsby Fishermen
Early morning mist in No 2 Fish Dock, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England. The large discs in the foreground are used as rollers to stir up the sea bed and catch fish

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Icelandic Trawler

Icelandic Trawler
This British built Icelandic trawler at Grimsby docks, Lincolnshire, England, is being lifted up to examine the hull and for repainting

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grim Grimsby

Grim Grimsby
A Humber storm breaking over the dock area at Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England. Note the rows of little back-to- back houses, interspersed with small industrial premises

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England - The Pontoon - Catch of Cod

Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England - The Pontoon - Catch of Cod. In 1790 the population was less than 1, 000 and in 1907 it was 65, 000

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Fish Dock and Trawling Fleet, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Fish Dock and Trawling Fleet, Grimsby, Lincolnshire - Valentine's postcard 1898

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Royal Dock, Grimsby

Royal Dock, Grimsby

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Royal Dock early 1900s

Grimsby Royal Dock early 1900s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: River Head, Grimsby

River Head, Grimsby

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby River Head early 1900s

Grimsby River Head early 1900s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Old Market Place early 1900s

Grimsby Old Market Place early 1900s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Old Market Place, Grimsby

Old Market Place, Grimsby

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Freeman Street, Grimsby

Freeman Street, Grimsby

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Freeman Street early 1900s

Grimsby Freeman Street early 1900s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Corporation Road, Grimsby

Corporation Road, Grimsby

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Corporation Road early 1900s

Grimsby Corporation Road early 1900s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Pontoon early 1900s

Grimsby Pontoon early 1900s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Docks

Grimsby Docks

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Dock early 1900s

Grimsby Dock early 1900s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Fair, early 1900s

Grimsby Fair, early 1900s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: 1840s Victorian Map of Lincolnshire

1840s Victorian Map of Lincolnshire

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Willingham House, Market Rasen

Willingham House, Market Rasen
An oil painting of Willingham House, a country house near Market Rasen in Lincolnshire. It was built circa 1790 for Ayscoghe Boucherett, member of parliament for Grimsby between 1796-1803

Background imageGrimsby Collection: The Cenotaph - Grimsby, Humberside

The Cenotaph - Grimsby, Humberside
The Cenotaph - memorial to the fallen of WW1 at Grimsby, Humberside. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: View of one of the many L. N. E. R. Dock tugs, used to take trawlers

View of one of the many L. N. E. R. Dock tugs, used to take trawlers
View of one of the many L.N.E.R. Dock tugs, used to take trawlers and other dock shipping through the dock area; Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Miles M. 14A Hawk Trainer Mk. 3 G-AJRT

Miles M. 14A Hawk Trainer Mk. 3 G-AJRT
Miles M.14A Hawk Trainer 3 G-AJRT (msn 7183). Previously Magister L8288 with the Royal Air Force. Withdrawn from use on 3 September 1962 when owned by Grimsby flying Club. Date: 1950s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: French Leave, Prince of Wales Theatre, Grimsby

French Leave, Prince of Wales Theatre, Grimsby, depicting the character Lieutenant Harry Graham. 1921

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby - Mother and young daughter in Sunday best

Grimsby - Mother and young daughter in Sunday best
Grimsby - Mother and young daughter in their Sunday best (note the fur coat and leather gloves) pose for a studio portrait photograph with some rather unusual box-shaped props/seating. Date: 1935

Background imageGrimsby Collection: One of two Royal Air Force Westland Whirlwinds from ?B??

One of two Royal Air Force Westland Whirlwinds from ?B??
One of two Royal Air Force Westland Whirlwinds from ?B? Flight of No.202 Squadron, RAF Lecconfield, which rescued a seaman from the French trawler Batiss

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Priestley / Chelsea F ball

Priestley / Chelsea F ball
J Priestley, Half Back for Chelsea and Grimsby Town

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Town Hall Cycling Club Victorian period

Grimsby Town Hall Cycling Club Victorian period

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Town Hall, Grimsby

Town Hall, Grimsby

Background imageGrimsby Collection: The Beach, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire

The Beach, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire
The Beach, Cleethorpes, near Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Boys Crabbing

Boys Crabbing
Three boys in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England - skippers of the future, fishing for crabs from the pier of the Corporation Bridge across the River Freshney. Date: 1950s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Union Workhouse, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Union Workhouse, Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Entrance gateway to the Grimsby Union workhouse on Scartho Road, Grimsby (then in Lincolnshire, now in South Humberside). The buildings, opened in 1894, were designed by H.C. Scaping

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Back to Back Slums

Back to Back Slums
Typical Victorian back to back slum houses, with tiny back yards, Bath Street area of Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England. Scheduled for demolition under Town Planning

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Daniel Doyle, Scottish footballer

Daniel Doyle, Scottish footballer
Daniel Doyle (1864-1918), who played for many football teams including East Stirlingshire, Hibernian, Sunderland, Grimsby Town, Bolton Wanderers, Everton, Celtic and the Scotland national team. 1890s

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Cruises to Norway

Cruises to Norway
The Orient liner Otranto in a Norwegian fjord : her home port is Grimsby, Humberside (England) Date: circa 1910

Background imageGrimsby Collection: Grimsby Harbour

Grimsby Harbour
A view of deep-sea fishing boats lined up alongside Grimsby Quay Date: 1949



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