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Our local studies collections include published items and other information about the Oldham area, such as books, pamphlets, photographs, maps, oral history recordings and newspapers. We also have an extensive collection of material held on microfilm and provide access to digital resources including Ancestry, Find My Past, online map collections and digitised newspapers.

We are updating our online information about some of our sources, so check back regularly for new links below.

Research Guides

The Local Studies and Archives team have put together some research guides to popular subjects. New guides will be added to the list as we create them.