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West Lothian Local History Library

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Great place to spend a day or two!!

I received plenty of help from staff and volunteers, I was there a few hours and was able to look... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Jenny K
Discovered local ancestors, their homes and lifestyles AND uncovered a big error in the old family tree!

Oh, how I wish I'd had more time to spend in this wonderful little library. In less than two... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
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16 Nov 2017
“Great place to spend a day or two!!”
4 Jul 2017
“Discovered local ancestors, their homes and lifestyles AND uncovered a big error in the old family tree!”
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89 High Street | Across from the Cross Well, a few short blocks from the railway station, Linlithgow EH49 7ED, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

I received plenty of help from staff and volunteers, I was there a few hours and was able to look further into my family history.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Oh, how I wish I'd had more time to spend in this wonderful little library. In less than two hours, Kristy helped me discover generations of previously unknown ancestors, and find out where they lived, worked and got married. She guided me to nearby locations...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank brownbat
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We came to Linlithgow to visit the areas where my forebearers had lived before emigrating to New Zealand in 1859, and found the library to be excellent. I spent time there every day for four days and was most impressed. There were so many resources,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
4  Thank Phillippa W
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Came here to enquire about the assassination of Regent Moray in 1570 and ended up with several very informative leaflets on a range of other local history topics as well. The surroundings are very comfortable and the resources are carefully and logically laid out. Friendly...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Spotted the sign for the library archives and went in to have a browse . Talked to a very knowledgeable librarian who showed me how to access information .with sections for each town and area .Absolutely fascinating .With thousands of old photographs ,pamphlets and newspaper...More

Date of experience: February 2016
11  Thank craigluscar
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