My Leicestershire Digital Archive

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Scope and Content

This archive brings together a rich variety of material invaluable for those studying the history of Leicestershire. Covering subjects as varied as women's and working class history, local politics, immigration and housing, as well as the built and antiquarian history of the county. Material has been digitised ranging from 18th Century trade directories through to video and audio recordings from the last thee decades. The resource can be browsed or searched and allows users to save favourite items.


This is a description of a themed collection. Themed collections are curated collections of archival resources, which are often digitised and made available through a portal on the internet. In this description, you will find information about the themed collection, including what it contains, and a link to where you can find out more and access the material.

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A Jisc funded digitisation initiative. Publisher: Univerity of Leicester

Additional Information

An extensive archive of research and teaching material for those studying, teaching or researching local, political or social history.