This is a list of possible areas of local historical research which fall within the remit of this wiki.

Other areas can be added (and separate articles created if appropriate).

  • 'The history of the place' or region (conventional local history).
  • Buildings - houses and other constructions.
  • Local government - which bodies governed the area; remit; the office-holders etc
  • Researching transport history/Researching railway history- the companies and other bodies involved, how did localities link up; how did this influence trade and other activities; changing patterns of transport.
  • Industries and crafts.