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Links and information

This page is for people who want to explore archives and information sources or who are interested in browsing related sites.

The list is incomplete, but we will add extra links as we discover them or as you tell us about them.

For each information source we have included a link to the web address (where there is one) which if clicked on will take you straight to their site.

Information sources

  • Milltown Memories
    The website contains details of local history and information about the Alice Longstaff Photograph collection.
  • Jack Uttley photo Library
    The website contains fantastic photos of the locality (including some great shots of Charlestown) by Jack Uttley who was a well known local photographer.
  • Hebden Bridge Local History Society
    The website contains details of local history and galleries of fantastic photographs.
  • Todmorden Album
    The website, compiled by Roger Birch contains galleries of fantastic photographs organised by place and theme.
  • Malcom Bulls Calderdale Companion
    This site is full of fascinating information about the area organised alphabetically.
  • Kirklees District Archives
    The Stansfield collection of papers includes documents from the Saville estate who own a lot of the uplands in the district. The archive is based at Huddersfield.
  • West Riding Registry of Deeds
    The Deed Registry contains details of the sale of all dwellings up to 1972. The registry is based at Wakefield.
  • Genuki Yorkshire Halifax page
    This contains a wealth of sources of information, mainly about Halifax, but also the upper valley.
  • British Library
    The British Library has a copy of every map ever produced. These maps are a good source of identifying the dates of changes to the landscape. They will provide copies of maps (at a cost). The map library is in London (St Pancras).
  • Hebden Bridge Library
    The library has copies of censuses from the 19th century.
Other related sites

  • Hebden Bridge Web
    Hundreds of pages, websites and images from the Hebden Bridge area.
  • Blackshaw Head web page
    SHED is an group reseraching the history of Blackshawhead (the area just above Charlestown).
  • Mytholmroyd Net
    Local information about Mytholmroyd including old photos from Jack Uttley collection.

  • Local History Groups
    This site contains links to loads of other history groups. It also contains information about how to discover information about local history.
  • My Yorkshire
My Yorkshire helps communities to become digital storytellers in partnership with museums, libraries and archives - combining the age-old art of storytelling with multimedia.

 

This page was last updated August 2009

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