Since 2004, the British Library has been selectively archiving websites with research value that are representative of British social history and cultural heritage. Under the scheme the Hebden Bridge Local History Society (HBLHS) website has been selected by them for regular archiving. President Frank Woolrych commented, “This demonstrates the importance that the British Library attaches to our community and photographic archive.”
The HBLHS is also now hosting the Charlestown History Group website, substantially increasing the amount of information relating to Mytholm, Charlestown and Eastwood.
Richard Peters from the Charlestown group said, “We are delighted that all the information collected over the last 12 years will now be permanently available for future generations.” He went on, “We would urge anyone with information, documents or photos of the area, however recent, to get in touch through the HBLHS website.”
To view the newly amalgamated websites go to Hebden Bridge Local History website and follow the link to Charlestown.