Local history

Glimpse of the past and From Weaver to Web offer a view of the lives, events and industry which helped to shape Calderdale. The index of local studies and family history resources should help further, if you wish to pursue your own research into local or family history relating to the Calderdale area.

From Weaver to Web

From Weaver to WebCalderdale's history is available online. A wide range of photos, maps, census returns, parish registers, poll books, wills and newspapers have been digitised for easier access.

Glimpse of the past

Glimpse of the pastA look at Calderdale's past through the Libraries' Local History Collections.

Local studies and family history resources

Local studies and family history resourcesCalderdale Libraries hold a wealth of information of interest to historians and people tracing their family history. Resources include maps, newspapers, local antiquarian papers, trade directories and photos and online access to Ancestry and Find My Past.

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