The Diary of Ensign John Carter

Thanks to our guest blogger, Emily Pomeroy, who wrote this piece as part of the MA module HIST5020M Making History: Archive Collaborations at the University of Leeds. John Carter Ensign John Carter was a soldier during the Peninsular War fought between Britain and Napoleonic France between 1807 and 1814. John's journal (Reference: WYL639/388B), which covers … Continue reading The Diary of Ensign John Carter

Welcome to the Catablogue…

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…