Historical and Archive Links

This photographic archive was created to showcase historic images of the city of York and surrounding areas held by City of York Libraries and Archives Service.


This online archive contains approximately 6,000 historic images, carefully researched by a team of dedicated volunteers. They show the many changes that have taken place in the city over the last 150 years.

Welcome to Explore York, York's Library Learning Centre.


From this Portal You can see and learn about what is going on in York, From OLD archived images to what's going on in York. Ebooks and learning is also available from this site. There really is everything you need about York in this one place.

Welcome to The Card Index.  An Excellent source for Picture Postcards from all over the UK dating back to the early to mid 1800's. Search for Historical Images in your City.

Welcome to On This Spot. Past and Present Images Merged as you move your mouse across the screen. Search anywhere over the UK

Welcome to York Mix. York's Online magazine


Things to do in York, news, views, entertainment, food and drink and more. ... vehicles and music on vinyl, drama and dirty dancing . Everything going on in York is here all in one place. SO go ahead why not pay them a visit and see what's going on.

Welcome to the York Press


 “Old photographs and nostalgia features are added to The Press website at least once a week, and the site contains many galleries of old photographs.” This really is a SUPERB place to view some Fantastic Memories.

York Maps


The large scale map of York was surveyed between 1849 and 1851 by Captain Tucker R.E. for the Ordnance Map Office. The original map is drawn at a scale of five feet to one statute mile (1:1056). It is highly detailed showing, for instance, the layout of the pews in each church.

York England


Whether you live in York or not, this page posts daily photo's and videos to connect everyone who has positive feelings for this amazing city. From natural shots to HDR, we will show you parts of York you've never seen before.

York Past and Present Website is © Richard Brigham and Lianne Brigham. 2013 - 2017 All Rights Reserved