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Heritage online

Access information and resources on the heritage of Leeds

Leodis photographic archive - bring the past to life and search over 59,000 images of Leeds from our library collections and those of our partners.

  • Share your memories online by adding a comment to a photograph. 40,000 comments have been added so far.
  • Take a guided tour of old Leeds.
  • Set up your own online album.
  • Buy images. See 'Documents' for more information. 

Leeds Playbills enables you to search 5000 playbills online. Created from our playbill collections, it provides a unique insight into theatre life in Leeds between 1781 and the 1990s.

Discovering Leeds - find out more about old Leeds with information on various topics such as industrial Leeds, the markets and the Headrow.

Leeds Local Indexes consist of indexes to articles from newspapers and journals for Leeds and Yorkshire as well as indexes to some census information.  The articles are all available in the Local and Family History Library.

Frequently asked questions

Can I buy copies of photographs?

Yes you can buy various sizes from our Leodis website www.leodis.net. For more information see the download on this page.

Buying photographs