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TheShipsList web site, online since August 1999. Will help you find your ancestors on ships passenger lists.

 

ONLINE BOOKS & ARTICALS

Sarah Smith's Diary of her 1895 Trip to Keighley 

Keighley Past & Present; An Historical, Toporaphical, & Statistical Sketch of The Town, Parish & Environs 0f Keighley

The life of Charlotte Bronte By Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

William Grimshaw, incumbent of Haworth, 1742-63 By Robert Spence Hardy

History of Bradford and its parish By John James

The history and topography of Bradford, (in the county of York,) By John James

Babbage Report, Haworth, 1850

The Master Spinner; a life of Sir Swire Smith

Ancient Bingley: or, Bingley, its history and scenery (1897). Author: Turner, J. Horsfall

Robert Collyer Methodist preacher and blacksmith 

Haworth -- past and present: a history of Haworth, Stanbury & Oxenhope

The civil, ecclesiastical, literary, commercial, and miscellaneous Keighley

Commerce and Christianity: Memorials of Jonas Sugden of Oakworth House

The Weavers' Complaint ... A Novel Poem. By an Operative of Keighley

Hymns for the use of Village Sunday Schools, selected from various authors by By George HANSON (of Keighley, and LAYCOCK (John) of Keighley.), John LAYCOCK (of Keighley.)

Jane Eyre By Charlotte Brontė

Shirley: a tale By Charlotte Brontė

Villette, Volume 2 By Charlotte Brontė

 

BOOKS by IAN DEWHIRST

A Century of Yorkshire Dialect: Selections from the "Transactions of the Yorkshire Dialect Society"
A History of Keighley Gleanings from Victorian Yorkshire Gleanings From Edwardian Yorkshire In the Reign of the Peacemaker:
Keighley and District in Edwardian Photographs Keighley at War:
Keighley in Old Picture Postcards Keighley in the 1930s and 40s
More Old Keighley in Photographs
The Story of a Nobody: A Working Class Life, 1880-1939
Old Keighley in Photographs
Scar Top: And other poems The handloom weaver and other poems
Yorkshire Through the Years
You Don't Remember Bananas
Victorian Keighley Characters

YouTube & other films


Queens Hotel/Richard Craven's KeighleyWeb

Old Keighley by Desmond Jackson

War Time Keighley by Alwin Pickles, narrated by Desmond Jackson

The Dales Diary at Cliffe Castle Museum with Ian Dewhirst

Keighley in the 1960's

Reservoir bursts followed by recent rain and causes extensive damage to a number of villages near Keighley British Pathe

Keighley quarrymen packing caves with cans of amonol high explosives prior to blasting at a limestone quarry. British Pathe

Various shots of war savings rally in the square at Keighley British Pathe

The wedding of Miss Mary Margaret Newsholme of Oakworth to Mr. Roland Oswald Inman of Heaton July 8th, 1939 BFI Player

Turn Out of the Keighley Fire Brigade (1902) BFI Player

Wimsol bleach factory Yorkshire Film Archive