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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.
A Time Match wager in 1801
A Time Match wager between Mr. Barclay and Mr. Fletcher took place along the route of todays A1079. Betting and wagers were common in this period usually between members of the upper classes. The amounts of money mentioned would be huge in todays terms.
Time Match Preview
The Hull Packet, November 10th 1801

Pocklington Time Match.jpg
The Hull Packet, 17th November 1801