Hull History Centre

The opening of Hull Central Synagogue, image courtesy of Hull History Centre

The Hull History Centre is a local government archive administered by Hull City Council. It is open to the public and contains the records of Hull’s Jewish community.

Archive Description

This collection houses the papers of Hull’s Jewish community between 1767 and 2012. It includes records from 1860-2011 relating to various Hull-based Jewish organisations responsible for regulating and overseeing the lives and wellbeing of the community’s members as well as records from 1852-2010 relating to the administration and activities of individual Congregations and Synagogues in Hull. It also has additional printed material about the Hull Jewish Community including biographical works relating to some members of the community.

Access Information

The Hull History Centre is open to the general public, Tuesday-Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm and on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month between 9.00am and 4.30pm.

Users will need to bring photographic identification and proof of address. No appointment is necessary but it is advised that you contact the archive in advance. Enquiries can be made to

Digital Accessibility

The archive has a digitised catalogue available for download on their website.

Street Address

Hull History Centre
Worship Street

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