September 13th

On 13th September 1420, Sir Gerard Usflete III and his wife Elizabeth, Duchess of Norfolk, had no surviving children. His will said that all his lands and tenements in Swanland and Ousefleet should be sold and the proceeds distributed to the poor. In return, the poor were to pray for his soul every year. He fought at Agincourt, was an associate of the De la Poles, and was Sheriff of Yorkshire. Buried at North Ferriby.

On 13th September 1512, Christopher Person, mercer of Routh, claimed sanctuary at the church of St John, Beverley,  for debt.


Beverley Minster

June 4th

On 4th June 1369, 49 men and women of Hull formed themselves into a guild in honour of the Holy Trinity, and bound themselves to help each other in poverty and sickness. This guild developed into Hull Trinity House.

On 4th June 1646, Christopher Hildyard of Routh was fined £130 as a member of the Royalist army (a delinquent) in order to recover his goods which had been sequestered by Pariament.

On 4th June 1753, the first stone of the new building for Hull Trinity House was laid; the building had been on the same site since 1461, but was enlarged and rebuilt.

On 4th June 1944, John Raddings, Humber pilot, Was censured at an enquiry for failing to properly control the SS Clearpool, resulting in her stranding on Middle Sand in the Humber, and total loss; there were no casualties, but the wreck had to be dispersed (i.e. blown up) by the Admiralty.


Trinity House