2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources|
Local Studies Library
Tel: 01482 210077
Contact: David Smith
Arts & Humanities Library
Hull HU1 3TF
Tel: 01482 210066
(Holds national records such as GRO indexes, National Probate Calendars, IGI on microfiche)
3. Research Service
Yes, £20 per hour. Please note that this service is in very heavy demand.
Provided by local Record Office?
No, the service is provided by the Library Service:
Family History Unit
Hull HU1 3TF
Tel 01482 616828
Fax 01482 616827
Conducts family history research at Hull Libraries, Hull Record Office, Hull Crematorium, Hull Museums, Hull Register Office.
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages
Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.
Held at Arts & Humanities Library:
England & Wales, 1837- 1999,
GRO "Overseas" indexes
5. Census returns
1841 Hull and Sculcoates (with street indexes):
1851 Hull, Sculcoates and complete East Riding of Yorkshire (with surname and street indexes):
1861 Hull and Sculcoates (with street indexes):
1871 Hull and Sculcoates (with street indexes):
1881 Hull and Sculcoates (microfilm, with street indexes):
1881 Yorkshire (microfiche, with surname indexes):
1891 Hull and Sculcoates (with surname and street indexes).
1881 UK census on CD-ROM is available at the Arts & Humanities Library
1901 Hull and Sculcoates (microfilm, with street indexes).
6(a) County and Regional Directories
North & East Ridings of Yorkshire, 1823; 1872- 1937.: Lincolnshire, 1868- 1930.
6(b) City and Town Directories
Hull & district, 1791- 1939.: Hull & district sections of national directories, 1781- 1939.
6(c) Telephone Directories
Hull Corporation (now Kingston Communications) 1941 to date.
7. Electoral registers and polls books
7(a) Electoral Registers
Hull, 1835 to date
7(b) Poll Books
Hull, 1747- 1868: East Riding of Yorkshire, 1837- 1868: Beverley, 1788- 1868
8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)
British Isles, 1992 edition (on microfiche), held at Arts & Humanities Library.
Free internet access is available for consulting on-line LDS version.
9. Unpublished Indexes
Hull Daily Mail contents, 1964- 1972; 1986 to date.
General information indexes by subject, on wide range of sources.
Index of obituaries to Hull Advertiser, 1800- 1850.
10. Parish Registers
The parish registers for all Hull churches are held at East Riding Record Office, but a small selection of extracts from local registers is available at the Local Studies Library.
11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)
12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material
13. Other material
Large collection of local newspapers on microfilm.
14. Guides to Collections
Detailed Local History Study Sheets are available
15. Local Record Offices
East Riding of Yorkshire Record Office
Tel: 01482 392790
Hull City Record Office
Tel: 01482 615102
Family history records which relate to Hull and East Yorkshire are held at the Local Studies Library (Hull Central Library, first floor).
Family history records which relate to the whole of the UK are held at the Arts & Humanities Library (Hull Central Library, second floor).
Hull City Council's commercial research service, the Family History Unit, is also based at Hull Central Library.