Glimpse history through old images of Immingham, Lincolnshire, England.
Immingham Dock (1912)
Silent, black and white footage shows King George V being shipped along the Humber to the new Immingham Dock. He and the Queen, Mary of Teck, come ashore, before the footage shows them again boarding the ship.
ROYAL: King George V opens Immingham Dock (1912) – British Pathé on YouTube
A bit of Immingham history
Extract from: POST OFFICE DIRECTORY OF LINCOLNSHIRE, WITH MAP ENGRAVED EXPRESSLY FOR THE WORK AND CORRECTED TO THE TIME OF PUBLICATION
Published in 1855
IMMINGHAM is a parish and small village, 8 miles north – west of Great Grimsby station, 2 north – west from Haburgh station, 165 from London, and 2 from the Humber, in the Hundred of Yarborough, Caistor Union, diocese of Lincoln, Lindsey, North Lincolnshire, containing, 1851, 242 inhabitants, and 3,900 acres of land.
Earl of Yarborough is lord of the manor.
The living is a vicarage, value £ 105, in the incumbency of the Rev. Norris Cogswell.
ROXTON is a hamlet, with 34 inhabitants, about 1 miles south, on the railway.
The Immingham brook runs to the Humber, and forms a small haven, with a salmon fishery.
Clifton John, farmer
Good John, carpenter
Myers George, farmer, Roxton
Neville Charles, farmer
Stowe Thomas, carrier
Tongue Cornelius, shopkeeper
Letters received through Gt. Grimsby
The nearest money order offices are at Great Grimsby & Ulceby
CARRIER – Thomas Stow, to Barton, monday; to Hull, tuesday; to Great Grimsby, friday
You may also be interested to see the page about Grimsby