African Stories in Hull & East Yorkshire Project Updates
George Emanuel Michael and Theresa Hempstock
On 31 December 1931, George Emanuel Michael murdered his bigamous wife Theresa Hempstock at 7 Upper Union Street, Hull. He was hanged for this crime at Hull prison on 27 April 1932. Find out all about his life and details of the crime here
On 4 November, the Hull Daily Mail paid tribute to the fantastic, local Black entertainer Leon Riley. The article revealed information about his life and successful career including personal highlights such as when he was a compére for The Beatles at Witham’s Majestic Ballroom in 1962 and 1963. To read a blog post based on information from this article click here.
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