Titanic was built in N Ireland, at the Harland and Wolfe company.She set off as a three funnel ship, but because the competitor ships all had four funnels, she was equipped with a dummy fourth one, purely as a visual attraction.Gareth Hughes, head of history at Pocklington School and the author of a guidebook to the WWI battlefields, gave a talk entitled ‘The Somme: futile tragedy or birthplace of victory? Hughes is a noted expert on the Somme and has taken numerous parties of schoolchildren on visits to the battlefields.
The 4th Officer was a young man from Hull, who by a series of good luck and agility managed to survive the disaster, unlike some 1500 who perished in the freezing sea.It includes dredging the Canal to help the wildlife environment and work to renovate the bridges along the canal. dating plattform Hannover Many events are taking place and volunteers are welcome to get involved.They will not be released from the researchers for at least 5 years.Please keep watching this website on how you can contribute or show your support for the project in the future.
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The site has been raised to the status of national importance and ranks alongside others found in the area of Arras, Wetwang, Rudston, Danes Graves, Burton Fleming and Garton Slack.Phil Gilbank explained how the history group and local Council are keen to make sure the finds stay in Pocklington and to this end the history group will lead the feasability study into placing them on permanent display in the town.Phil is a recognised expert on the history of Pocklington rugby having written a book on the subject.He led us through a fascinating journey of research undertaken mainly on the internet in his quest for James Oswald Anderson (1872-1932), who was a Pocklington rugby player born in Buenos Aires to British parents.Scott was interested in the period between the end of the Romans and his proposed probable start date of the town which was around 900 A. Scott thinks the reason for the settlement in the town was religious with the location of the church on a Pagan worship site. Scott was followed by Sue Bond who has studied and photographed the fonts of East Riding Churches.
The different types were discussed with very many of them having very early carvings of religious topics like the last supper, the crucifixion of Christ, the saints, animals and birds. Last up was Phil who had studied 'The Pocklington rugby player who became Argentina's first soccer captain'.
The finds include mostly Iron age people buried with their possessions including spears, shields and even a sword has been found.
These indicate a warrior race and on some skeletons there was evidence of violent deaths through combat or execution.
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Next was Scott Dyson who wrote a Dissertation for his degree in history on the 'Norman Borough of Poclinton'.