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Gallery
Market Place Market Place
Note the new building in the photo on the corner.
Regent Street Regent Street
Note the 'Old Red Lion Hotel'
Chapmangate Chapmangate
Note the independent chapel built in 1807 to the left.
Scouts meeting at Ousethorpe
This newspaper clipping is an early Scouts meeting at Ousethorpe camp in 1909 and interestingly mentions a Cinematograph display in the open air. The Scouts movement was founded only 2 years prior to this event by Robert Baden-Powell.
Early scouts

Hull Daily Mail - Saturday 24 July 1909
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