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.

Riding School

Mrs Hazel Homes moved the riding school from a farm (Mr and Mrs Wiles) Cottingham to Hessle. Date approx 1954. Does anyone remember? She had 2 sons Jeremy and Nigel.

A memory of Hessle by Margaret Allen

Sunday Afternoon

I would walk through the rose gardens after church and Sunday school.

A memory of Hessle by Chris Lead


We used to go to Hull to visit relatives. My mam and dad had friends who used to have a shop on the front in Hessle. I went to Little Switzerland as it was called. One year we went there and a man had a barbeque, he put chickens on it, I think he kept them. I spent happy days watching the boats go by too. My mam's friend's names was ...Read full memory

A memory of Hessle by Eira Waite