February 27th

On 27th February 1468, the will of Joan de Twyer directs that she be buried in the chapel of the Hospital of St Sepulchre ‘juxta Hedon’, a leper hospital endowed by the Twyer family.

On 27th February 1895, Lancelot George Prickett, FCH, engineer, died aged 38 in the service of the Indian Government; as an engineer working on Indian railways. Born 15.12.1856 in Bridlington.

On 27th February 1941, 2 bombs landed in Hotham village, throwing the owner, Colonel Clitherow, into the fireplace. No other injuries are recorded. North Cave church lost its East window in the blast. photo shows Hotham Hall today

On 27th February 1976, Fred Peart, Minister of Ag, Fisheries & Food, reopened Hull’s Albert Dock after refurbishment for the fishing industry. The Cod War which ended in 1976 effectively put an end to Hull’s fishing industry.

hotham hall

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