CD-ROMs and DVDs

The Reference Library holds a range of CDs and DVDs of interest to local and family historians. These can be used on Reference Library PCs.

Calderdale history

  • Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel Grave Records;
  • Brighouse and Elland Almanac 1920;
  • Calderdale Pre-1841 Censuses;
  • Calderdale Public Houses: photos from the 1990s;
  • Discovering Calderdale Parts 1 and 2;
  • Goad Plans of Halifax 1894;
  • Greetland Cricket Club;
  • Halifax Jack: John Edmund Ackroyd and his many descendants;
  • Halifax Remembered: Images and reminiscences of the 20th Century;
  • Halifax St Johns Baptisms A-Z;
  • Halifax: A journey through time;
  • Haunted Halifax;
  • Home Spun Yarns: Crafts in Calderdale 1920 -1970. (Age Concern with Pupils from Whitehill School, Illingworth);
  • Illingworth Gaol Conservation Management; Sue Oakley 2010;
  • Kelly's Directory of Halifax 1867;
  • Old Photographs of Brighouse;
  • Printers Ink: Todmorden News & Advertiser in the 1960s;
  • Providence Chapel, Stainland;
  • Rawson Family Portraits;
  • Ripponden Co-operative Society; including Centenary celebrations;
  • Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister & The Real Anne Lister. (BBC);
  • Sowerby Bridge Local History Slides - John Bates Collection;
  • Sowerby Bridge/Copley Valley Transformational Project;
  • Black Dyke - An inside story (from book: 785.0671);
  • Todmorden Festival of Britain 1951;
  • Town from Hell -Halifax in the 16th & 17th centuries;
  • Voices from the Past -West Central Halifax residents with Age Concern;
  • William Asquith Ltd before 1960 & Halifax Tool Co. Ltd 1964 - 1990.

General history

  • 1991 UK Census;
  • Ancestral Search (IGI);
  • Dictionary of Occupational Terms in 19th and 20th Centuries;
  • Directories: White's 1847 and Slater's 1948;
  • Hull through the ages;
  • National Burial Index 2004;
  • National Maritime Museum Picture Library;
  • Opening the door to family history;
  • Ordnance Survey Historical Maps of Yorkshire;
  • West Yorkshire Directories (White's 1847 and Kelly's 1871/1889);
  • Yorkshire Probate;
  • Yorkshire Remembered: series of DVD's presented by Richard Whiteley on various topics.

Military information

  • Album of WW1 Soldiers' Drawings: St Luke's Hospital Halifax;
  • Army Roll of Honour, 1939 -1945;
  • Battlefields of the First World War;
  • British Trench Map Atlas;
  • Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 -1919.