21st November 2022

The Sexton's Books - an account of 18th Century burials

Divi Ambrosii
4th November 2022

Hull Minster's Library

Come and read about Hull Minster's 350-year-old library and the fascinating books within!
21st October 2022

A Pinch of Salt: Salt Plates in Georgian and Victorian Graves

A lot of pottery has been found in Georgian and Victorian burials in the Minster churchyard and in Holy Trinity Burial Ground in Castle Street: plates, dishes and cups found in coffins. Why are they there?
Line drawing - Holy Trinity Church To the Reverend Thomas Clark vicar this plate is humbly dedicated published as the acts direct November 8, 1791 by Teeley and CEOT Brown or Milton and GW Brown
22nd September 2022

Hull Holy Trinity in sources Part II- The long 18th century (1700-1837)

In the second part of our series we investigate how Hull Minster was understood and interpreted in the 'Long' 18th century, from 1700-1837.
Hull Minster by Wenceslaus Hollar
26th August 2022

Hull Holy Trinity in sources I- 16th and 17th centuries

Hull's central church is the keystone of the city's heritage. Come and read actual accounts of the church from the 16th and 17th centuries!
huge paining of the Last Supper depicting Jesus sitting behind a white covered couch with  a chalice of wine and a bread bun in front of him
7th April 2022

The Parmentier Painting - how it lost its apostles

How did this huge painting travel around the county and why?
Detail of Wilhelm Ziegler's painting of Saints Catherine and Barbara (1524) - Philadelphia Museum of Art (Public Domain)
1st March 2022

Capital Virgins - St Barbara and St Catherine

Who are the mysterious ladies at the top of the nave columns?
Crowle Family Portrait George and Eleanor with their six children copyright Hands on History Centre
1st March 2022

Meet the Crowles

Learn more about a family with huge influence in the city
A carved stone bearded figure with a crown, possibly King Edward I, shows traces of red and gold paint.
26th July 2021

Medieval 'labelstops' at Hull Minster

Hull Minster is home to many intriguing 'labelstops' - small decorative carvings the offer a glimpse into medieval life.
24th July 2021

Walter Crane, master of the Arts and Crafts Movement

Discover more about the artist Walter Crane, who designed two of Holy Trinity's most colourful stained glass windows.
1st July 2021

Memorials at Hull Minster

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