West Lothian Local History Library

Photo:Fancy dress bicycle competition in front of prefabs at Preston Park, Linlithgow, 1950s.

Fancy dress bicycle competition in front of prefabs at Preston Park, Linlithgow, 1950s.

West Lothian Local History Library. All rights reserved.

Site of the Local History Library, County Buildings, High Street, Linlithgow

For the best collection of local history on all parts of West Lothian, visit the West Lothian Local History Library

West Lothian Local History Library is based in Linlithgow and has masses of material on all aspects of West Lothian, past and present:

  • 11,000 photographs
  • 10,000 books 
  • 1100 old maps
  • 400 years of local newspapers
  • Valuation Rolls back to 1855
  • Voters' Rolls back to 1869 (and a few earlier ones)
  • Censuses 1841-1901
  • Old Parish Registers
  • Family History resources

Much of the content for the Addiewell Heritage website was sourced at the Local History Library.

 
Opening hours: 

Mon-Thurs: 8.30am - 5pm

Fridays: 8.30am - 4pm

First Saturday of each month: 9am - 1pm

No appointment necessary.

West Lothian Local History Library

County Buildings

High Street

Linlithgow

EH49 7EZ


Tel: 01506 282491

Email: localhistory@westlothian.gov.uk

The library's Flickr photostream is also well worth a visit - now featuring over 2,000 old photos of West Lothian - 

www.flickr.com/westlopics.

This page was added by Sybil Cavanagh on 02/07/2012.