The archives we hold date from the 12th century to the present day and cover over five miles of shelving.Most of these collections can be freely consulted in our public searchroom.
The West Yorkshire Archive Service has a base in the Central Library, Halifax.
Five district libraries have Local Studies collections in addition to the main collection at Central Library, Halifax.
Explore the site to learn more about the History Centre and our collections, search our online catalogue, read our top tips on planning your visit, find out more about our enquiry service, or look to see the events and courses we run.
Explore York Libraries & Archives York Explore Library Learning Centre Museum Street York, North Yorkshire YO1 7DS UKTelephone: 01904 552800 Email: [email protected] Website: Explore York Libraries & Archives We have a wide variety of resources available to support your family history research, whether you’re just beginning and are looking for a place to start or have been researching your family tree for a while and are looking for something specific.
Great Ayton Discovery Centre105b High Street Great Ayton Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire TS9 6NB UKTelephone: 01642 723268 Email: [email protected]: Great Ayton Discovery Centre Website: Visit Great Ayton Discovery Centre Great Ayton Discovery Centre is home to an extensive book library, DVD's, newspapers and magazines, photography, arts and crafts and a computer and internet area with free wifi should you require any of these services whilst staying or visiting the village.
Great Ayton Discovery Centre is home to an extensive book library, DVD's, newspapers and magazines, photography, arts and crafts and a computer and internet area with free wifi should you require any of these services whilst staying or visiting the village.
The wide range of materials available can help you to build up and complete your family history and learn more about your roots and the changing dynamics of your family over the years.
A range of talks are available to groups and organisations who would like to find out more about our Archive Service.
Barnsley Archives Barnsley Archives and Local Studies Department Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council Barnsley Central Library Shambles Street Barnsley, South Yorkshire S70 2JF UKTelephone: 01226 773950Email: [email protected] Website: Barnesley Archives and Discovery Centre Barnsley Archives and Local Studies collects, preserves and makes available the documentary heritage of the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley.