Local Studies & Archive Collections

Local Studies & Archive Collections

The Local Studies Collection Includes:

  • Auctioneers’ catalogues
  • Biographies of famous people
  • Local history
  • Electoral registers
  • Journals
  • Local newspapers on microfilm dating from 1859
  • Maps, including a large scale Ordnance Survey
  • Pamphlets and other ephemera relating to local societies and organisations
  • Photographs and engravings
  • Trade and street directories
  • Transport history