Goole History

Goole Museum Volunteers
Community of local volunterrs who want everyone to know that Goole is NOT Google! There are also links to other local history sites. Visit WebsiteYorkshire Waterways Museum
This award winning museum started life as a sailing barge restoration project. Today it aims… “To use the heritage, arts and environment of the Yorkshire waterways as a resource for learning and regeneration and specifically to provide a pathway to worthwhile occupation for disadvantaged people” . Visiting the Museum and their website is a must for anyone interested in the history of Goole. Visit Website Goole – Local History
Susan Butler is a local historian with a wealth of information and pictures. Visit WebsiteGoole Museum
Community Museum celebrating the history and culture of the port and town of Goole and its surrounding area. Permanent exhibition plus temporary exhibition gallery. Visit Website

Shipping of Goole
This site contains a huge amount of information about the ships that were built in Goole. Visit Website

Goole Poor Law Union – The Workhouse
This site claims to be the unofficial guide to Goole has a brilliant heritage section. Visit Website

Forgotten Airfields
An excellent site recording the lost airfields of both the UK and Europe. Great resource for anyone wanting pictures and information of where a family member may have served. Our link is to Snaith Airfield. Visit Website

Holbourgh Family History
This site was originally put together for a family reunion but, as it claims, just kept growing! It is not just a family history but a real insight into the history of the town. Contains some excellent images and drawings. Visit Website

The Ancient Parish of Snaith
This site contains details of one of the areas oldest towns and also has links to some excellent pictures of local churches. Visit Website

Goole First World War Research Group
A Goole based group interested in Goole’s part in the First World War. Visit Website