October 7th

On 7th October 1659, William Stallen of Patrington was fined for slander, accusing Jeames and Mary Adams of stealing John Reynard’s corn.

On 7th October 1846, the York & North Midland Railway opened the line from Hull to Beverley; on 1.5.1865 the line from York was extended south from Market Weighton.

On 7th October 1894, Ellen Sleeth, aged 14, died in the care of the Port of Hull Society’s Sailor’s Orphan Home. There is a memorial in Western General Cemetery

On 7th October 1920, the sale of the Rolston Estate took place after the sudden death of Major Haworth-Booth, with 1577 acres sold, including 9 farms, Rolston Hall, cottages, waterworks and a rifle range.

Orphan deaths, Sailor's Orphan Home

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