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Local Studies Department

Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, Libraries & Information

OS at all scales for the Wakefield Metropolitan District, 1838 to date. Also OS sheets for a wider area of the West Riding (varying scales and dates). Printed and MS surveys, maps and plans from eary 17th century. Sales plans (and particulars) from 18th century. Geological Survey maps and earlier mining maps and plans.

Some air photographs from 1920s onwards.


Library HO, Balne Lane, WAKEFIELD, West Yorkshire WF2 0DQ

Main contact

Telephone number

01924 302224: 01924 302210 (switchboard)

E-mail address
Opening hours

Mon, Wed, Fri 0930-1900; Tues, Thurs 0930-1700; Sat 0930-1300



Limited photocopying


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