Local History

Useful links for finding out more about local history in South Yorkshire

Sheffield city scape

Barnsley

Barnsley Archives and Local Studies Service: Online resources

https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/services/leisure-and-culture/records-and-archives/archives-and-local-studies/online-resources

Experience Barnsley Museum and Archives

http://www.experience-barnsley.com/

Yococo (Yorkshire Coal Communities) Barnsley Archives and Local Studies’ image database

Celebrating the coal mining industry and its communities, and a record of the regeneration of coalfield communities in South and West Yorkshire.

https://wwwapplications.barnsley.gov.uk/librarydigitisation/

Doncaster

Doncaster Archives and Local Studies Service

http://www.doncaster.gov.uk/localstudies

Doncaster History: The History and Archaeology of the Doncaster region

http://doncasterhistory.co.uk/

Doncaster History Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Doncaster-History/223702977694737

Rotherham

Rotherham Archives and Local Studies Service

http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/info/200062/libraries/718/archives_and_local_history

Rotherham Unofficial History website

http://www.rotherhamunofficial.co.uk/index.html

Rotherham History Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/groups/rotherham/ 

Sheffield

Sheffield Archives and Local Studies

https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/libraries/archives-and-local-studies

‘How To’ guides for researching the history of your local community in Sheffield (over 50 areas covered)

https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/libraries/archives-and-local-studies/community-histories.html

Research guides for topics relating to Sheffield

https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/libraries/archives-and-local-studies/research-guides.html

Picture Sheffield

Photos and maps of Sheffield from Sheffield City Council’s Local Studies Library

http://www.picturesheffield.com/

Sheffield History Forums

http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/

Sheffield History Facebook page 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/247589428675212/?fref=nf

 

This page was added on 28 June 2014.

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