Suggested Reading

This list is intended to provide only a general introduction to the history of Hull. It is not exhaustive and readers with specialised interests may wish to consult our online catalogue. All of these books are available from the History Centre's Local Studies Library. Many can be borrowed, whilst others are for reference purposes only. Please speak to a member of staff for further details.

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General Histories of Hull

Allison, K J (1969) The Victoria History of the County of York, East Riding, Volume 1 - The City of Kingston Upon Hull, Oxford University Press (Ref L.9.7)

Avery, A (2008) The Story of Hull, Blackthorn Press (Ref L.9.7)

Bamford, T W (1978) The University of Hull: The First Fifty Years, Oxford University Press (Ref L.378)

Gillet, E and MacMahon, K A (1989) A History of Hull, Hull University Press (Ref L.9.7)

Jackson, G (1972) Hull in the Eighteenth Century, Oxford University Press (Ref L.9.707)

Markham, J (1997) The Centenary Book of Hull, Highgate Publications (Ref (L.9.7)

Neave, D and Neave, S (2010) Hull: City Guide - Pevsner Architectural Guides, Yale University Press (Ref L.720)

Neave, D and Neave, S (2012) The Building of a Port City: a History and Celebration of Hull, Hull City Council (Ref L.9.7)

Sheahan, J J (1866) History of the Town and Port of Kingston-upon-Hull, John Green (Ref L.9.7)

Photographic Histories

Gibson, P (2008) Hull: Then and Now, Carnegie Heritage Action Team (Ref L.9.7)

Gibson, P (2010) Hull: Then and Now 2, Carnegie Heritage Action Team (Ref L.9.7)

Gibson, P (2012) Hull: Then and Now 3, PLG Images (Ref L.9.7)

Gibson, P (2013) Hull: Then and Now 4, paul-gibson.com (Ref L.9.7)

Ketchell, C (1997) Postcards of Old Hull, Hutton Press (Ref L.9.7)

Wilkinson, G and Watkins, G (1999) Forgotten Hull, Kingston Press (Ref L.779)

Wilkinson, G (2000) Forgotten Hull 2, Kingston Press (Ref. L.779)

Smith, D A (2012) Forgotten Hull 3, Kingston Press (Ref L.779)