November marks the launch of the 2009 Archive Awareness campaign. The theme this year is "take flight!" On the theme of flight here is a short article by Tish at our Bradford office about some interesting entertainments in Peel Park, Bradford. The images are from Bradford Borough Council, Town Clerk, papers regarding Peel Park, 1D82. Peel Park … Continue reading Take flight!
As well as containing plans and photographs of schools, court houses and other council and public buildings, the records of the West Riding County Architect’s department contains a number of photographs of the new architect’s department buildings at Bishopsgarth, Wakefield. Many of the photos have captions pasted on the back. Here are a couple of photos and their … Continue reading West Riding County Architect’s department
The Collections Team are currently working on the records of the West Riding County Council (WRCC). The West Riding County Council (based at County Hall, Wakefield) administered public services in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1889 to 1974. The major responsibilities of the West Riding County Council were education, health, welfare, highways, libraries, police … Continue reading West Riding County Council records
Calling all historians, genealogists, archivists and anyone with an interest in history or the preservation of historical records! This is a space for us to share information about the wonderful archive collections held at West Yorkshire Archive Service and update you on our cataloguing progress. The Archive Service holds and preserves historical records of all … Continue reading Welcome to the Catablogue…