LINKS TO MORE RESOURCES
The Anne Lister exhibition of the West Yorkshire Archive Service provides an introduction to the life of this incredible woman and includes examples of archival material linked to her. The blog also includes other exhibitions connected to other WYAS projects.
A collaborative group of people, interested in bringing to light details of Ann Walker’s life and building a lasting legacy for Ann, ensuring she finds her rightful place in history.
This open-source project uses a calendar to make locating fully transcribed entries that are publicly available more easily accessible for those searching for information in the journal by date or keywords.
An evolving project to make searching the WYAS archive index more easily searchable that includes locating journal pages by date, a weather report tool, and an index keyword finding aid.
Includes a crypt-hand encoder/decoder, and an MS Word "add-in" that spell-checks abbrev[iate]d w[o]rds and transcript formatting to assist contributors of the WYAS diary transcription project.
Local History Resources
Research and events from the oldest historical society in Halifax. The Transactions of the Halifax Antiquarian Society are an invaluable resource for anyone interested in Anne Lister and local history.
The Skircoat Green Directory publishes periodic local history articles authored by historian David Glover. These often include information or insight that helps contextualize Anne Lister and her peers.
This online visual archive of Calderdale history houses over 23,000 images and corresponding historical information. This project provides access to a multitude of materials useful to researchers interested in the area.
Research on people of interest buried in the St. Matthew’s Churchyard, including Ann Walker, the Walker family and friends, as well as neighbours, tenants, and hired hands connected to both Ann Walker and Anne Lister.
The Northowran Historical Society studies the history of the village of Northowram. Anne Lister and her connections of Northowram are a topic of research explored by these historians.