Ancestry.com. Brighouse, Rastrick, and Hipperholme, England History [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data: Turner, J. Horsfall. The History of Brighouse, Rastrick, and Hipperholme. Bingley, Yorkshire, England: Thomas Harrison and Sons, 1893.
This database contains a history of the towns of Brighouse, Rastrick, and Hipperholme, located in Yorkshire in northern England. Topics covered in this history include the Romans, the Angles, the Norman Conquest, Manorial Rolls, wills from 1400, civil and religious strife, notable families, and many more. Historical works can provide a great deal of information relevant to your family history research. Although historical works will generally not list the names of your ancestors specifically, they do provide information on the time and place in which your ancestors lived, which in turn will help you place your ancestors in a historical context.