also known as: Libraries, Local Studies, Northumberland Heritage, Northumberland History, Northumberland Past.
Find out how you can research the history of your town, village or city using the resources Northumberland Libraries has. From maps to documents on microfilm and microfiche you are sure to find lots of useful tools to help you in your search.
Northumberland Heritage Open Days
Northumberland’s Heritage Open Days
event will be taking place from Thursday 11th to Sunday
14th of September 2014. Heritage sites will open their
doors for free to reveal their hidden historical gems.
Heritage Open Days is in
its 20th year and is England’s biggest and most popular voluntary
cultural event. Attractions include bus trails, photography
exhibitions, tours, walks and talks that bring to life local
history and culture. Pick up your free guide from any library
– many libraries will also be supporting Heritage Open Days with
displays of books from our Local studies collections.
here to find out more.
Click here to go to the
Heritage Open Day's website.
Useful Online Resources for Local History Research
Use our free online resources to research your family history
with Ancestry, read historical newspaper articles or find out about
famous figures past and present. Just click on the logos to find
Please note Ancestry and British Newspaper Archive can only be
used in Northumberland Libraries and not at home.