Henry Hird Jewelers

ESTABLISHED SINCE 1852

Proudly Serving Customers throughout Hull and the Surrounding Areas

Henry Hird Jewellers

What We Do

Henry Hird Jewellers Rings

Jewellery

Find the perfect solution for all your jewellery needs with the help of our experienced, and friendly jewellers. At our well-known business, we provide everything from gold and silver rings to wedding gifts, so we are sure to have something that suits both your taste and budget.

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Watches

Watches are a popular accessory for both fashion and functionality. They come in a variety of styles, from sporty to dressy, and can be found at a range of price points.

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Jewellery Repairs

Tailoring all jewellery repairs to your requirements, we revamp the appearance of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. For our repair prices, please visit us at our shop in Hull or contact us.

Henry Hird Jewellers Necklace

Watch Repairs

Depend on our jewellers with a wealth of experience to repair your watch. Whether the battery needs replacing or the face needs fixing, we provide a complete watch repair service.

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Phil the owner
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About Henry Hird Jewellers

Find your perfect piece of jewellery from our family-run jewellers in Hull

Established in 1852, Henry Hird Jewellers is one of Hull’s most recognised and oldest jewellers. Steeped in history, we sell bespoke pieces as well as offering a complete jewellery repair service. Although our business was founded in 1852, our values have remained the same, and we are known for our exceptional customer service, meticulous attention to detail, fair prices, and expertise. Our friendly and helpful staff with a wealth of industry experience are always on hand to help you find the perfect solution for your jewellery needs. Furthermore, as most repairs are completed in-house, we are able to restore your item within a short amount of time which is something that we take immense pride in.
From providing beautiful pieces of jewellery that are perfect for special occasions to engraving sentimental items and providing a complete repair service, we meet all your jewellery requirements. Visit our shop or contact our friendly team today to enquire about our services.

Our History

History of Henry Hird

Hull’s oldest jewellers, Henry Hird Jewellers has been run by members of just two families since it’s opening in 1852 and has become a well-known and respected firm which provides good old-fashioned service from people who care.

Henry Hird was originally located on Cumberland Street in Hull. 
Henry Hird found a growing market for luxuries in the bustling port of Hull.
The customers who were mainly fishermen, local seamen & dockworkers working in Hulls bustling ports when home from a long journey would come and spend their hard earned wages locally known as “the 3 day millionaires”.  
In 1900 the shop relocated to 270 Hessle Road, it’s current location.

Henry Hird died in 1921, Henry Cook Hird who was currently running the shop invited Phyliss Price for a 2 week trial which lasted 69 years, during this period Phyliss took over the business and employed her son David Whincup in 1956, who worked there until 1997.
David’s sister Yvonne Smith took over the running of the shop in 1997.
Yvonne had helped in the shop for most of her life whilst maintaing her career as a midwife / district nurse.

Today Henry Hird is run by Phillip Smith, Yvonnes son with the help from Phillip Gray, Sandra Cole and Michelle.

Henry Hird

Henry Hird

Henry Cook Hird

Henry Cook Hird

Phyllis Price

Phyllis Price

1977 Advert

1977 Advert

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