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Welcome to The Fielden Society Online

Fielden Society

If you or one of your ancestors has the name Fielden, then this site is the place to visit



Todmorden History

Hundreds of pictures of Todmorden and Walsden in byegone days



Stansfield families of Todmorden area

Ancestry and history of the Stansfield family and the website of David Stansfield, including his family tree from 1594. A beautiful website and a must for all those with Stansfield ancestors



Todmorden Information Office

welcomes you to Todmorden in the heart of the Pennines, with the opportunity to purchase local and family history books on-line



History of the Stansfield family

A book written by John Stansfield in 1885 on the history of the Stansfield family of the Township of Stansfield in Halifax Parish available to read on-line.



Todmorden Album

A varied selection of images from Todmorden's past. All have been collected and selected by Roger Birch



From Weaver to Web

A visual archive of Calderdale history giving access to over 23,000 images of historical documents



Calderdale Companion

A dictionary of miscellaneous facts, and very interesting information about the Calderdale district of West Yorkshire, its history, people and places. Unmissable.



Touchstones Local Studies

An excellent Local Studies centre for the Rochdale district including Walsden and Todmorden



Whether you are a Yorkshire resident or a visitor, let My Yorkshire be your guide.


This site is a directory of genealogy links to mostly on-line databases of surnames, parish registers, census returns, passenger lists, military records etc. There are more than 30,000 links.




Includes studies of the old mills of the Hebden Bridge area, also detailed information on the Greenwood and Sutcliffe families, and a study on handloom weaving.



Rare books on CD

CD rom versions of old and rare books associated with Yorkshire, produced by Colin Hinson. His CDs include one containing 4 books by John Travis, another with a collection of Victorian Todmorden and Hebden Bridge almanacs, and others.




An easy to use messaging forum for everyone researching family or local history. The focus is on Ireland and the British Isles. Todmorden appears in the West Yorkshire section. An excellent free resource where everyone is very helpful.



Hebden Bridge Local History

An extensive and ever-expanding collection of documents, images, audio recordings, and other artifacts relevant to the history of Hebden Bridge and the surrounding area. The site also contains a virtually complete transcription of the memorial inscriptions at Heptonstall Church.




attempts to list everything on the internet that is related to Todmorden in West Yorkshire.



Rochdale Canal

Excellent website from Pennine Waterways on the history, restoration and including a virtual cruise on the Rochdale Canal .



Calderdale FHS

covers the interests of local genealogy & provides numerous research sources both on paper, on computer & over the Internet. Full details can be seen on the website



Charlestown Local History Group,

with plenty of information, history and photographs of Charlestown (Hebden Bridge area) and Eastwood (Stansfield).



Yorkshire GENUKI

The Todmorden and Walsden pages on Yorkshire GENUKI. Excellent site for those interested in Todmorden and area.



Lancashire GENUKI

The Todmorden and Walsden page on Lancashire GENUKI



Lancashire Records Office

Vast collection of archived documents relating to Lancashire including Todmorden and Walsden



West Yorkshire Archive Service

Vast searchable collection of documents relating to West Yorkshire including Todmorden and Walsden



On-Line Parish Clerks

This site aims to extract and preserve the records from the various parish churches and to provide online access to that data, FREE of charge, along with other data of value to family and local historians conducting research in Lancashire.



Lancashire Parish Register Society

The Society's main objectives are to transcribe Lancashire Registers, edit and publish these, and give assistance with preservation of the originals.



General Register Office

Birth, death and marriage certificates can be ordered from here on-line



A site which gives information about places in Lancashire and elsewhere, data, pictures and other interesting information.



Stoneswood Mill Todmorden

The website produced by the current occupiers of the old mill, P&M Services. There is a little of the history and some photographs.



Milnrow, Lancashire

History, photographs, and general information on the town of Milnrow.




On-line image archive of pre-1950 photos and postcards of Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, plus military and regimental images. Also, the links page has many interesting links to other genealogical and image sites, plus screen saver downloads.



Mill Town Memories

is a glossy magazine devoted entirely to the Upper Calder Valley, West Yorkshire. Each issue contains a collection of photographs, articles and memories. Well worth a look.



This website is about cricket, community and the local heritage in the Halifax, Huddersfield and Dewsbury areas



If you have an interest in Manchester in particular, and  its surrounding  area then this is the site for you. If you are looking for an experienced Researcher or Record Agent, then this is the place for you.



Keith Stansfield can be contacted by email on this link. Whilst he is not offering a professional research service, he wishes to give others the benefit of his own research by sharing information from his large data base of census, baptism, burial and marriage transcriptions. The area he covers is mainly Blackshaw, Colden, and Heptonstall Slack, plus the whole of the 1841 and 1851 census of the Township of Stansfield .