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Find people in Kingston upon Hull

If you're looking for a telephone number or address in Hull, type in their name and city into the search boxes above. The local STD code is 01482 and the postcode is HU 1.

Hull, officially known as Kingston upon Hull, is a bustling city in the ceremonial county of East Riding, Yorkshire. Recently the city has been named as the UK's Capital of Culture 2017 and it has connections to the poet, Phillip Larkin.

Hull has a population of 256,000 (2011 census) and is known for its unique, municipally owned telephone system. Hull's city streets feature cream coloured telephone boxes instead of the traditional red, and the city even produces its own telephone directory for Hull and the surrounding areas.

However, if you're looking for someone from Hull (or a 'Hullensian' as they are also known) and you don't happen to have a copy of Hull's residential telephone directory on you, simply type their name into the search boxes above and White Pages will find a wealth of contact information for you in seconds.

The rest of this guide will offer you more information on Hull's electoral record archives and local history resources, to further help you in your people search.


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Hull's Electoral Register Archives

For electoral purposes, those who are registered to vote in this country must supply their name and contact details to the electoral commission, who in turn produce the Electoral Register (AKA Electoral Roll), every year.

White Pages offers preview data from the electoral roll from the year 2002 right up to the present day, as well as data from the official UK telephone directory.

However, to see copies of Hull's full electoral register, head to Hull's Reference and Information Library at;

Hull City Council
Albion Street
East Riding of Yorkshire
Telephone: 01482 210000

Subdivisions of Hull

As mentioned previously, Kingston upon Hull is a city and unitary authority in the ceremonial county of East Riding of Yorkshire. Areas within the unitary authority include;

  • Anlaby Park
  • The Avenues
  • Bransholme
  • Dairycoates
  • Drypool
  • East Ella
  • Garden Village
  • Garrison Side
  • Gipsyville
  • Greatfield
  • Inglemire
  • Kingswood
  • Longhill
  • Marfleet
  • Mile House
  • Newland
  • Newland Park
  • North Carr
  • Orchard Park
  • Sculcoates
  • Southcoates
  • Stepney
  • Stoneferry
  • Summergangs
  • Sutton Ings
  • Sutton on Hull
  • Victoria Dock Village
  • West Carr
  • Wilmington

Areas in Hull's surrounding urban (which are outside of the unitary authority) include;

  • Anlaby
  • Anlaby Common
  • Bilton
  • Cottingham
  • Dunswell
  • Hedon
  • Hessle
  • Kirk Ella
  • Preston
  • Salt End
  • Wawne
  • Willerby

Type one of these listed areas as well as the person's name in the search boxes above to help you narrow down your search. This tip is particularly useful to those looking for someone with a common surname, such as 'Jones.'

For More on Hull's Local History

The Hull History Centre has a wealth of local historical resources including local civil registrations of Births, Marriages and Deaths from 1837 to 2006, which are available to view on microfilm. Experienced volunteers at the centre are also trained to help people investigate their family history, so if you have any questions, head to their helpdesk. You can also find historic photos of the city, old newspapers and browse over 5000 books relating to the city. The address is as follows.

Hull History Centre
Worship Street
Telephone: 01482 317500 (call in advance to reserve a machine).
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The centre is open Tuesday-Friday 9.30am-5.30pm and the first and third Saturday of the month.

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