Local history resources

This Foldout looks at some of the resources which are available to anyone with an interest in local history.

Local History societies

There are several local history societies in the district

Beechwood Road Local History Group
Bradford Historical & Antiquarian Society
Brighouse & District Historical Society
Brighouse Civic Trust
British Association of Local History

Charlestown History Group
Congregational Historical Society

Greater Elland Historical Society
Greater Elland History Room

Halifax Antiquarian Society
Hebden Bridge Literary & Scientific Society
Hebden Bridge Local History Section
Huddersfield Local History Society

Lightcliffe & District Local History Society

Midgley History Group
Mill Bank Historical Society
Mytholmroyd Historical Society

Norland Local History Society
Northowram Historical Society

Rastrick Local History Group

Todmorden Antiquarian Society

Warley Community Association
West Vale History Group
Wild  Rose Heritage & Arts

Local History magazines

Other local history links

Archiving your material

Borthwick Institute for Archives

Conservation of documents
John Crabtree

Lesley Goldthorp

Samuel Greenwood Hellowell
The Heritage Business
Historical Directories

Images of England website

Local Newspapers & Events Index [1830s-1950s]

National Heritage List for England (NHLE)

Oral history

People's History Museum
Power in the Landscape

Railway Genealogy
Routes to Roots

Todmorden & Walsden Website
Todmorden History Website

James  Walton
Rev John Watson
Weaver to Web

Yorkshire Ancestors.com

See Family history, Place names and Street names

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