Local Studies Guides

A selection of our guides…

The Local Collection

Trace your Family Tree

Local History from Maps and Plans

Trade and Telephone Directories

20th Century Bradford

Parish and Nonconformist Registers – Family History Society Publications

Parish and Nonconformist Registers – Printed Transcriptions

Finding the History of your House

Sources in Bradford Local Studies relating to Saltaire

Shipley Local Studies Stock

Federer, Dickons and Empsall 18th – 19th Century Publications

Memory Boxes for Reminiscence

Keighley Leaflets

Gordon Bottomley – Keighley’s Forgotten Poet

The Bronte Collection

Haworth Resources

Keighley and the Brontes – A Guide to Resources

John Bradley – Keighley’s Cultural Champion

Branwell Bronte Factsheet

Keighley Library Murals

Tracing the history of your house

Treasures of Keighley Library

Bradford Family History Society have also produced a set of useful guides:

Arrangement of the registers

Conditions of having the vote

Family History Websites

Wills and probate




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