June 18th

On 18th June 1584, James Halsey was imprisoned in Hull, (presumably for what we call today contempt of court) until he confess his fault, after he spoke with contempt to the mayor and aldermen and said that the fines imposed on him (see 24.3) were unjust.

On 18th June 1599, Hull Corporation ordered a general muster of all people aged 16 to 60, and specifying the type of arms they should be issued with. (Did this include women?)

On 18th June 1874, at his annual visit to Sunk Island village school, HM Inspector of Schools spoke highly of the master, Mr Thomas Osgerby.

On 18th June 1920, Ian Gillett Carmichael was born in Hull. A film and TV actor, particularly in comedy. Awarded an OBE in 2003. Died 5.2.2010. photo shows a clip from the film “Lucky Jim’.

‘.Ian Carmichael

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