Burley in Wharfedale village history


RAC Patrolman

In the Mill

Burley Local History Group

Located in the library on Grange Road, and open:

  • Fridays 2:30 - 4:30pm

Burley Local History Group

The Burley Local History Group

by Dennis Warwick

Virtually all the images contained in these pages have been compiled by The Burley Local History Group and the originals, along with many hundreds more, can be viewed in the Burley Public Library between 2:30pm and 4:30pm on Fridays.

At those times you can consult all the village archives, the records of people and organisations past and present.

Members of Burley Local History Group will be available to assist in your searches.

The Archives contain:

  • Maps of 19th and 20th Century Burley
  • Village Directories for 19th and 20th centuries
  • Census Information 1841 – 1901
  • Mill Records: 19th & 20th centuries
  • Burley Township Records: 18th & 19th centuries
  • Burley Local Board of Health & Urban District Council Papers 1854 – 1937
  • Records of Local Schools: including extracts from Log books
  • Burley Tithe Award Map and Schedule, 1847
  • Burley Community Council Records: 1976 to the present
  • Records of many Past and Present Village Organisations
  • Local Newspaper Cuttings
  • Photographs

For further details contact the address below, by telephone or e-mail.

15, The Copse, Burley-in-Wharfedale, West Yorkshire, LS29 7QY

Dennis Warwick Tel: 01943 863019

E-mail dwarwick@globalnet.co.uk