Carnegie Heritage Centre


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Peter and Sheila Coates have visited the continent every year for the last 4 years, using their 3 weeks summer holidays to visit 310 cemeteries. During this time they have photographed ALL of the graves and the plaques of the East Yorkshire Regiment.

This has created a collection of over 6,000 photographs of the resting places of soldiers from the East Yorkshire Regiment who died during WW1.

They have also visited and photographed the Tower Hill Memorial, Plymouth Naval Memorial, Portsmouth Naval Memorial and Chatham Naval Memorial which gives us access to approximately 80,000 names of Mariners who died in WW1 & WW2. This disc is not for sale but can be searched if you come into the Carnegie Heritage and speak to Peter Coates.

Photographs of all of these are available from the Carnegie Heritage Centre so if you have a relative who died in either of these wars please come along and see Peter Coates.

Peter is now producing D.V.D.s showing local casualties, cataloged into postcode area, from Hull and surrounding areas of Hull. These DVD’s are unique and cannot be found elsewhere.

Peter has also produced for the Carnegie Heritage Centre a DVD showing old and new poems about WW1, read by volunteers from the centre.

All of these can be purchased from the Carnegie Heritage Centre or this web site shop for £5.00 each.

WW1 – A Unique Collection

DVD number 1

"Local Casualties" - Lists of casualties, in alphabetical order scrolled on the screen giving names of local men killed in WW1 - street by street in this local area (south west Hull) with pictures of headstones and memorial plaques for many. 

Other postcode areas of Hull will be available soon.

The Great War - I Was There. DVD

This DVD contains the magazine from the First World War 'The Great War' and 'The great War - I was There'.

Disc 1 has issues 101 and 161 to 190 of The Great War.

Disc 2 contains all the magazines parts 1 to 21 of The Great War - I was there.

For more explanation please see the bottom of the page.

The story of SS Gitano

Information on this Hull Ship and the men from Hull who died with her.

WW1 Poems - Old and New

A collection of 7 poems - read and enacted by Volunteers from the Carnegie Heritage Centre - relative to WW1 situations. Some are classic; some are new.

Naval Memorials

Photographs of all plaques on the three sites at Chatham, Plymouth and Portsmouth with the list of men who died during WW1 and WW2. It shows all ranks of Royal Navy and Royal Navy reserves and others. There are 66,000+ names available (with Tower Hill memorial - a further 20,000 names are added)

This can only be viewed at the Carnegie Heritage Centre

The Great War - I was there

These DVD ROMs contain 1700 images of pages from World War One magazines and have been thoroughly checked on computers and modern DVD players (linked to TV's).

Some older types of DVD players may not recognise the discs.

Disc 1 contains issues 101 and 161 to 190 of The First World War

"The Great War".

Disc 2 contains issues 1 to 21 of the Great War

"I Was There".

The magazines display all aspects of the war on the land, sea and in the air, with hundreds of pictures to illustrate the contribution

made by Britain, the Commonwealth and the allies through the years 1914 to 1918.

Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd, 342 Anlaby Road, Hull HU3 6JA – Registered Office.   Registered Charity Number 1131585

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Tuesday 9.30 until 3 pm Open House - pop in and see us with your queries or research
Friday 9.30 until 3 pm Open House again
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