George Waddingham, Boat Builder - Lincolnshire Poll Book 1852.
Messrs. Routh & Waddingham, Boat Builder .
April 1881 – ‘The Keel ‘Mary’ was recovered from the Humber last week, and brought into Messrs. Routh & Waddingham’s Dry Dock for repairs.’
June 1882 – ‘Messrs Routh & Waddingham’s Yard here, now presents a busy aspect; three new vessels are being built, one of considerable size. The dry dock too is rarely empty. Although trade has so nearly died out at many places on the river, it is steadily progressing at this place.’
July 1883 - 'Aimwell' Wooden Schooner/Ketch, official No.88136, August 1883 registered Hull, 72 tons, christened by Miss Lily Barraclough, built for Messrs. R. and J. Barraclough, Barton on Humber. 1910 /19 registered Lynn for James Fison and Sons Ltd., Thetford.
In 1899 Roath & Waddington, Winteringham built 1 vessel.
1900 - Lighter, 160 tons registered in Hull, and a brisk year in repairs and the fact that they have had to refuse orders.
In 1900 Routh & Waddington, Winteringham built 1 vessel.
August 1906. For Sale, by private treaty, the Ketch 'Hebron' carries 100 tons to sea, with all sails, stores etc. ready for sea, lying in Winteringham Haven - Apply H. Waddingham, Winteringham. Could it be - 1865 built Knottingley - 'Hebron' Ketch, official No.50427, October 1865 registered Goole, 52 tons, 1870/80 for John Wright, Castleford. 1890 for Mark Pearson Wright, 80 United Terrace, New Wortley, Leeds. 1900 for Robert Arthur Hayes, 43 Albert Street, Spalding. 1904 for George Drakes, 16 Ripon Street, Hedon Road, Hull. 1907 for John Adams, 39 Field Street, Hull. 1910 for William Brown, Barton on Humber.
1907 they had a good year in building wooden ships.
16th April 1912 whilst the 'Pursuit' Schooner, was anchored off Victoria Dock entrance awaiting tug assistance, bound for New Holland from London with 155 tons of manure. The flood tide and S.E. wind carried the steamer 'Cattaro' just launched, up the river before her tugs could get hold of her, and she collided with the 'Pursuit'. One of 'Cattaro's' tugs towed her and moored her at New Holland where she was pumped dry and the cargo discharged. 1913 repaired at Routh & Waddington, Winteringham. (Thanks John)
December 1918 - 'Tiderace' Wooden Admiralty Drifter, auxiliary minesweeper, Admiralty No. 4187 cancelled December 1918 may have been completed for commercial use.
April 1919 For Sale, New ship's boat 14 x 8 x 2 ft, Waddingham, Shipyard, Winteringham.
June 1920 - 'Swell' Wooden Admiralty Drifter, auxiliary minesweeper, official No. 146868, Admiralty No. 4187, 86 x 20 x 10 ft, 39 tons, 28 h.p. August 1922 sold to Grimsby Seine Fishing Co. Ltd. Wharncliffe Road, Fish Docks, Grimsby and renamed 'Silverlight' (GY138) 1940 for Harry Franklin, Ltd. Cross Street, Fish Docks, Grimsby.
June 1924 - Shipyard at Winteringham Haven, Lincolnshire, comprising Floating Dry Dock, Saw Mill with machinery, Carpenters and Blacksmiths Shops, Saw pit Shed with Pit Sawe, Pitch boiling house, Pitch and Tar shed, two nail store sheds, Iron store shed, Oakum and Nail shed and other buildings, including working tools, quantity of good timber and iron of various descriptions. Immediate possession. - Apply Fawley Judge and Easton, Parliament Street, Hull.
Ships built at Winteringham
1810 - 'Exertion' Schooner, official No.13885, 50 tons for Robert Rose, Winteringham. 1870 registered Sunderland, for William Graham, Bishopwearmouth.
August 1821 - to be sold by auction by Kirkus & Backhouse, the new built sloop 'Hope' 53 feet at keel, is 6 feet 2 inch high, 14 feet 2 inch beam, 40 feet 5 inch hold and stows 400 quarters of oats. She was built at Winteringham and launched February last.
1836 'Industry' Sloop, 47 tons, official No.4961, for S. Blackburn, Wyton Dock; John Fitch, Staddlethorp; J. Kitson, Knottingley. January 1862 sunk in collision at West Swin from Hull with timber, 3 crew, owner David Horsley.
1838/January 1850 'Friends' Sloop, 61 tons, official No.213, for William Waddingham, Winteringham; Robert Lawty, Hull. 1867 for Robert Rose, Winteringham. June 1850 arrived Shields. 4th February 1862 arrived London. April 1871 at Woodbridge County Court william Garrard, boatbuilder, Woodbridge against Robert Rose, shipowner, Winteringham to recover £50 for repairs to the sloop 'Friends'. She was bound on a voyage in February from Hull to Woodbridge with a cargo of oil cake when she struck Whiting Sand near Lowestoft and sustained damage. She was assistended into Lowestoft and then taken by tug to Woodbridge and repaired. Jonas Drewry was master and also previous owner. His Honour said there was no defence and gave judgment for the plaintiff for the amount claimed.
August 1840 'Mary Catherine' Ketch, 52 tons, registered Goole, official No. 112, for Matthew Towning, Knottingley. 1865/90 registered Boston for John Hayes, Bridge Street, Spalding. 1900 Registered Hull for John Deheer, 187 High Street, Hull. 1905 Register closed.
1842 'William & Lucy' Sloop 53 tons, September 1851 registered Hull then Lynn from 1870, official No. 23212, 1865 for John Shaw, Flaxfleet; Thomas and William Hebblewhite, New Village. 1870/75 William Hebblewhite, Newport.
1877 'Charles Oscar' January 1878 registered Grimsby, (GY682) Dandy, 74 tons, official No.79070, 1880/84 owned by Charles T. Crowther, Grimsby. Lost on Horn Reef, Jutland, 8th May 1884, inquiry held Hull 9th June 1884, before Judge Twiss.
May 1879 'Nord Lyset' (Northern Lights) Trawler, 81 x 20 ft, 78 tons, owned by Mr. Hans Mohr, Thorshaven, Denmark. Launched by Mr. Westcott, Grimsby before a crowd of 400 to 500 spectators. .
1882 'Coronilla' November 1822 registered Grimsby, (GY870) Dandy, 73 tons, official No.86437, 1883 for Charles T. Crowther, 36 Orwell Street, Grimsby. 1890 for James Plastow, 43 Orwell Street, Grimsby. 1897 for James and Edwin J. Plastow, 43 Orwell Street, Grimsby.
July 1883 'Aimwell' Wooden Schooner rigged vessel registered Hull, 72 tons, official No.88136, for John Barraclough, Barton 1890. Launched by Miss Lily Barraclough and witnessed by a large number of people.
1884 'Nemo' Keel, December 1884 registered Hull, 49 tons, official No.91391, 1885/90 for Robert Dannatt, Barrow Haven. 1900/09 for Frederick Smith, Barton on Humber.
1899 Wooden built Lighter registered Hull 160 tons.
1900 Lighter registered Hull 160 tons.
20th October 1919 – ‘The Goole trading steamer ‘Clara’, which arrived at Goole from Antwerp, reported the loss of another Goole-bound vessel, the ketch ‘Aimwell’ belonging to Kingswell, and bound from Newcastle with a cargo of sulphur ore. The ‘Aimwell’ was sighted on Friday derelict and, although a search was made within a radius of several miles, no trace of the crew was found. The ‘Aimwell' was leaking badly, and sank suddenly when being towed by the ‘Clara’.’( Thank you John.)
1920 built Winteringham - 'Silvernight' (GY138) Wooden Trawler, official No.146868, registered Grimsby, 86 x 20 x 10 ft, 39 tons, 42 h.p. 1923/30 for Grimsby Seine Fishing Co. Ltd. Wharncliffe Road, Fish Docks, Grimsby. 1940/55 for Harry Franklin Ltd. Cross Street, Fish Docks, Grimsby.
Other ships trading with Winteringham
November 1863 - A keel belonging to John Fussey, East Halton, was wrecked on Whitton Sands but Thomas Burkill and others from Winteringham rendered assistance and succeeded in getting the vessel safe into Winteringham Haven with the loss of several stores and about 15 tons of coal, she was freighted for Mr. Charles Wells, Hull.
'Henry' Keel Captain W. Burkill, owner Mr. Henry Burkill , Winteringham.
'Caroline' Keel 70 tons, For the Corn trade, Captain Isaac Burkill based Winteringham 1871.
'Charles' registered Grimsby, Official No. 562 for Stephen Lawty, Winteringham.
'Constantia', registered Hull, Official No. 6786 for Robert Rose, Winteringham.
Ships owned at Winteringham
Built at Masbrough 1852 - 'Hopewell' Sloop, official No. 15190, registered Hull, 37 tons, for Henry Burkill, Winteringham. 1880 for Robert Burkill, 208 Victoria Street, Grimsby. 1890 for Matthew Beacock, Winteringham. 1900/30 for Thomas Barley, Whitton.
1855 built Hull - 'Robert Keddey' Schooner, 88 x 20 x 10 ft, 102 tons, for T. Colgan, Hull, official No.5467, registered Hull, Captain J. Clark for the Hull coastal trade. 1870/79 for John Lord, Winteringham.
Ships Owners at Winteringham
1861 John Lord 40 years of age, was described as an Accountant and living with his wife Mary, next house to John Waddingham, Mariner. 23rd October 1878 property to be sold at auction at the Bay Horse Inn, Winteringham, Lot 9. All that excellent dwelling house, with out-houses, stables, productive gardens and greenhouse, situate in Silver Street, in the occupation of Mr. John Lord. 1881 he was living in Silver Street as a Corn Seed Merchant. He died 23rd March 1883.
1837 built Burton Stather - 'Fanny' Sloop, official No.686, registered Hull, 32 tons, 1865/72 for John Lord, Winteringham.
The 'Caroline & Elizabeth', Sloop built May 1842 at Wakefield, Official No.18607, 40 tons, 1865/70 for Joseph Watson, Brotherton. 1872 for Thomas Watson, Brotherton, owned in 1880 by John Lord, Winteringham, 1890 owned by Jas. David Battersby, Blackfriars Gate, Hull .
1846 built Barmby - 'Sarah' Sloop, official No.53295, registered Hull, 37 tons, 1872 for John Lord, Winteringham.
August 1855 built Hull - 'Robert Keddey' Schooner, 88 x 20 x 10 ft, 102 tons, 1865 for T. Colgan, Hull, official No.5467, registered Hull, Captain J. Clark for the Hull coastal trade. 1870/79 for John Lord, Winteringham.
1857 built Mexborough - 'Elk' Sloop 58 tons, official No. 19156, registered Hull for John Lord, Winteringham.
January 1857 built New Holland - 'Fairy' Schooner, official No.18155, registered Hull, 73 tons, 1865/72 for John Lord, Winteringham.