Welcome to the Hebden Bridge Local History Society’s Website!
You can use these pages to find information on the Society’s own activities, links to local and other historical organisations’ sites, and links to useful resources for local history researchers.
Alan Petford: The untimely death of local historian Alan Petford, on 11th February 2015, is a devastating loss for the many local history groups and organisations he has worked alongside. Alan was a long-time friend of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society. Read more
Read report of Study Day, Power and Potability, on 6 September.
Mike Crawford's book, Going to War, tells of the first weeks of The Great War and the experiences of Calderdale people during that critical time: people at home and people in uniform. Read more
What does the Society do?
We have a programme of fortnightly talks on Wednesday evenings in Hebden Bridge Methodist Church Hall. The 2014-2015 programme starts 24th September
The Family History Group runs a popular programme of workshops and drop-in sessions at the Birchcliffe Centre