Greater Manchester Lives is a searchable website which allows users to find information about documents, books, maps, photographs and more held by archives and local history libraries within Greater Manchester.

The partners involved in this web site are:

Each service holds thousands of items relating to the history of Greater Manchester including: books, maps and plans, photographs, newspapers, trade directories, local authority records, and business records.

The Greater Manchester projects we are involved with at the moment include:

You can find out more about what we do in our new brochure:

This web site is a work in progress - we will be adding more information to it over the next few years. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact the relevant organisation for more information.