Other organisations

Calderdale Register office

Calderdale Council's Register office holds documents that can help you trace your family history.

For more information, see: Family history research .

Halifax Antiquarian Society

The Halifax Antiquarian Society has been producing informative and invaluable articles about the local area and people since 1901.

A complete set of their transactions, together with an index, is kept in the Central Reference Library, Halifax .

The district libraries (Brighouse , Elland , Hebden Bridge , Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden) also hold significant collections of transactions for reference.

Certain copies are also available for loan through the library service.

Local history societies

Calderdale has a thriving network of local history societies.

To find details of many of these, select the category 'Local history and heritage' from the Clubs and societies database.

Calderdale archives

West Yorkshire Archives (Calderdale) offers a wealth of further resources for the researcher and historian. You will find it on the same floor as the Reference and Local studies library .

For more information, see: Archives .