November 4th

On 4th November 1217, Eustace de Fauconberg of Rise was appointed Lord High Treasurer of England, and held the post until he died; in 1221 he was elected Bishop of London (d October 1228)

On 4th November 1605, Robin Catesby with Welwick’s Jack Wright left London to prepare for an armed uprising after Parliament was destroyed, which they expected to be carried out the next day. photo shows statue outside Welwick

Gunpowder Plot memorial


November 2nd

On 2nd November 1304, Lord Walter de Fauconberg, first Baron Fauconberg, of Rise, died aged about 80 at Rise (or Withernwick) and was buried at Nunkeeling. He had a long military career, and supported Simon de Montfort in his rebellion against King Henry III, for which he lost his lands for several years to Robert Bruce, but redeemed them in 1268.  Married Agnes de Brus.

On 2nd November 1595, John Thorgey left 5s per year for ever, to be distributed by Patrington church wardens to the poor. photo shows Patrington church

On 2nd November 1988, one of the worst industrial fires in Hull killed employee Jennifer Powley, 17, and left Janine Gilfillan with serious burns when a fire led to explosions and evacuation of nearby houses.

Pat church

May 19th

On 19th May 1401, Isabel Fauconberg, of Skelton (nee Bigod at Settrington) died, and had 13 paupers dressed in russet attend her funeral.

On 19th May 1942, John William Collins, warden and Charles Andrews, soldier, were recommended for gallantry awards for rescuing horses from the LNER stables. Holderness Road, Hull, during an air raid. The raid targeted Alexandra and Victoria docks. 4 people were killed.