Hessle, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Hessle and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Hessle

Browse 3 photo books on Hessle and the surrounding area.

The Candy Store Prestongate

My grandmother ran the candy store on Prestongate for many years. Many happy memories. There was Audreys next door and Pillings TV rental on the corner.

A memory of Hessle by Helen Thornton

Childhood Holidays

My grandparents lived in a cottage fronting the River Humber where the Humber Bridge is now. My grandfather worked in the whitening mill near what was then called LITTLE SWITZERLAND. It is now, I believe, a country park. ...Read full memory

A memory of Hessle by John Holt

Foreshore Houseboats

In the early 1950's walking past the little white cottage that is now The Country Park Inn, towards Ferriby, one could see a selection of little ships (Puffers) pulled up high & dry on the river bank. that were used as ...Read full memory

A memory of Hessle by Len Marsden