Stockport Image Archive SMBC searchable image archive
Cheshire Tithe Maps 1836-1851 Compares modern and historical maps
Stockport Local Heritage Library (for Trade directories, O.S. maps and other resources)
Chester Archives View records/newspapers etc. from Stockport or Cheshire’s past.
Cheshire Births, Marriages & Deaths Official records site with free searchable database of births, marriages & deaths from 1837.
Lancashire Births, Marriages & Deaths Official records site with free searchable database from 1837.
More Than A Name. Stockport Soldiers who died 1914-1918
Stockport Geneaological Database, online, details thousands of local people compiled from local trade directories published between 1772 and 1845.
Other local history groups
Stockport Building Preservation Trust Dedicated to the preservation of buildings of historical, architectural or constructional interest, in and around the Stockport Metropolitan Borough
Heaton Norris Memories Lots of photos and maps from Heaton Norris folk past & present. Discussion forums too.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission non-
Carl’s Cam Very well researched database of names on Stockport’s War Memorials, including those inside churches/schools etc. Excellent links page too.
War memorials online ‘an unprecedented opportunity for the public to upload images of war memorials and log concerns for the conservation of these important community and historical sources for future generations.’
Local History focussed Facebook groups/blogs
Stockport Heritage Trust Group on facebook
Stockport Memories Facebook group for general memories
Memories of Stockport Facebook group for general memories
Stockport Photographic Archive Facebook group featuring old photographs of the town
Stockport Memories Blog for Stockport folks’ memories, contributors welcome
Heritage focussed local businesses
www.stockportheritagemagazine.co.uk Information on the popular magazine’s history, details of back copies and other merchandise.
www.stockporttowncentre.com Info & links to all things Stockport