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LOCAL HISTORY RESOURCES

  • Local history resources in the Lytham StAnnes, Blackpool & Fylde area.
  • Blackpool & Fylde Metal Detecting Club Website, previously West Lancashire Metal Detecting Club.
  • The official website for Lytham Windmill.
  • Local history resources in the Fylde area which can be accessed via the internet.
  • Blackpool & Fylde history with some PDF documents you can download.
  • A history of Fairhaven Lake.
  • British History Online is the digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.
  • Fylde and Wyre archaeology forum & blog.
  • Available online by British History Online.
  • Liverpool 2007 provides a gateway to Liverpool's historic past plus an insight into the forces that are shaping modern Liverpool.
  • Lytham Heritage Group Online, preserving the past.. for the future.
  • We are all more conscious these days of the importance of our environment, and the Civic Society has always been at the forefront of campaigns to conserve or improve it. Many aspects of the town which we now take for granted were the result of early Civic Society projects.
  • Blackpool Civic Trust was formed in February 1975 with the intention of encouraging and supporting the town of Blackpool and its people.
  • A huge collection of old photographs, postcards, adverts &c., relating to towns & villages in the Fylde.
  • Bispham With Norbreck & Layton With Warbreck section of the Victoria County History.
  • News and local history for Fleetwood.
  • A Grade II Listed Building steeped in history, on an estate dating back to the 13th Century. The Manor House itself is rich in tales of Monks, Knights, Lords and Ladies, Smugglers, Cavaliers, Royal visitors, and of course...ghosts!
  • A fascinating website covering all aspects of Blackpool history and a timeline of events which can be downloaded in PDF format.
  • WINDMILL LAND - THE ALLEN CLARKE STORY ( A Potted Biography) by Shirley Matthews B.A. (hons) Allen Clarke's grandaughter.
  • The official website for Lytham Windmill.
  • We are a small, friendly Society, formed in November 1990. The group meet locally and provides support and encouragement to those people with an interest in family and local history in the area of North Meols, as well as trying to help with genealogical research.
  • Local history resources for the United Kingdom which can be accessed via the internet.
  • British History Online is the digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust, we aim to support academic and personal users around the world in their learning, teaching and research.
  • Genuki - A large collection of genealogical information pages for the United Kingdom. This link opens on the Lytham page but use the navigation at the top of the page to find other towns and counties.
  • A searchable database of restored archive film.
  • Digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust, we aim to support academic and personal users around the world in their learning, teaching and research.
  • 17th & 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers & 19th Century British Library Newspapers. This superb research tool contains images of national and regional British newspapers; users can enter keywords to search within the text. This is available free of charge to all Further and Higher Education UK institutions. It is also free for members of the general public through some library websites (e.g.Lancashire) using the code on your library card.
  • Trace your Welsh or English ancestors & develop a family tree. Find out who lived at your address in 1901. Free searching of the fully indexed database then pay for access to detailed information and images with Vouchers or Credit Cards.
  • A vision of Britain between 1801 and 2001. Including maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions.
  • One of the UK's premier sites for local history, with over 300 links to sites both in the UK and overseas, regularly updated News and Calendar sections, directories of local history organisations and course providers and an on-line Bookshop, with stock at discounted prices.
  • The Gazetteer is a catalogue of markets and fairs in medieval England and Wales.
  • A fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.
  • Changes in the Value of Money over time
  • Digital reflection of the Library's treasures. From Wales' earliest printed book to Illingworth's cartoons. There's something for everyone.
  • The Online Historical Population Reports (OHPR) collection provides online access to the complete British population reports for Britain and Ireland from 1801 to 1937.
  • Search the records of war memorials commemorating all wars located throughout the United Kingdom. They range from familiar community crosses and statues to less common memorials like bus shelters, sundials, park benches and even an island.
  • The National Portrait Gallery (UK) was founded in 1856 to collect portraits of famous British men and women. It is possible to view 120.000 portraits from the 16th Century to the present day searching the Gallery database.
  • Search a town or a surname and this website will give the location (usually in a regional archive) of a document, picture or map. Sometimes there is useful information contained within the document description.
  • The history of the Industrial Revolution in the West Midlands in Britain between the years 1700 and 1830
  • Free 1:10,560 scale Historical Mapping for the whole of the UK. Navigate directly to your chosen area using our comprehensive County and Town gazetteers. These maps are perfect for environmental, past industrial and geneaological studies.
  • This Guide gives details of many sources in different formats which are available in the local studies collections throughout the area covered by the current Lancashire County Library and Information Service.
  • A vast collection of local photographs, postcards and other images held in libraries across the county, as part of the Lancashire County Library and Information Service.
  • Lancashire County Births, Marriage and Deaths Indexes.
  • A directory of English pubs taken from the 1881 census
  • The Story of the Workhouse - a comprehensive guide to the history of the workhouse in th Britain. Hundreds of pages of information, thousands of pictures and maps.
  • BBC Local History Website.