Glimpse of the past

Have you ever wondered about Calderdale's past, or looked at a building and felt curious about its origins?

Calderdale Libraries have a wealth of local history resources, which have been used to provide a snapshot of the past. If these pages whet your appetite, then why not undertake your own research - Local studies and family history.

Whatever your connection with Calderdale, as a long-term resident, a new arrival, someone who works here or simply a virtual visitor, we hope you will enjoy experiencing a glimpse of the way in which the past has helped shape the present.