Our popular library is currently open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and holds a huge collection of photographs, documents and newspapers relating to Salford’s past. It is increasingly popular for family history research, delving into the history of the houses, school projects and community heritage in Salford.
Looking for maps and photographs of old Salford? Researching your family tree? Our local history library will have something for you!
The library’s extensive collection includes family history sources (from 1841), maps (from 1848), newspapers (from 1858), more than 70,000 photographs and a wide range of other useful material, including:
For the foreseeable, visitors will need to pre-book a visit to our Local History Library.
If you have any enquiries, please call us on 0161 778 0814 or email us.
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