Detail from 1553 Queen Mary Charter (ref C-BRC.22)

Official records

The Hull History Centre is the local record office for the City of Hull. It holds official records created by Hull City Council and its predecessors, some local NHS hospital records, and local magistrates court and quarter sessions records. There are separate research guides for records created during the First World War and Second World War.

Follow the links below to see our research guides:

1299 Charter of Edward I, the foundation of Kingston upon Hull

Baths and wash-houses

Borough records

Children's homes

General rates and water charges 1939-1940

Hull Mayors and MPs

The Three Crowns

Vehicle registration