Archives and records

General History

  • BBC History contains historic timelines, ancient and British history, historic figures and links to history programmes
  • Britannia contains timelines, information on monarchs of Britain and biographies
  • History in focus gives you access to original articles, book reviews and links to historical resources
  • World Digital Library contains worldwide historical information, timelines and photographs



There is also a range of online databases available to you through our online resources page, which can help you with your enquiries. If you want to access some of these from home then you will need a current library card. Please pop in to your local library and ask staff for details or email us at infoexpress@walsall.gov.uk