The Archive preserves and collects resources relating to Warwickshire, and makes them publicly accessible.
These date from the 12th Century to the present day, so whether you want to investigate the history of a house, discover more about your local community or conduct family history research, you will find the documents of use. The staff are on hand to offer assistance if required.
It is also prudent to peruse their on-line catalogues and databases. Databases available on the site include a Licensed Victuallers Database, a Tithe Apportionments Database and the Calendars of Prisoners Database.
Warwickshire Record Office's opening hours can be found by going to their visiting us page.
Car parking is limited, but there is a dropping off zone as well as a number of disabled spaces. You do not need to book a space before visiting, but it is prudent to telephone if you wish to reserve a disabled parking space.
The building is fully accessible, with an accessible toilet and induction loops. Registered guide dogs are also welcome.
You do not have to make an appointment before visiting Warwickshire County Record Office or request documents in advance although if you live a distance from them it is advisable to ring beforehand to check the documents you wish to access are available.
You are able to use a digital camera, but the office makes a charge to people taking advantage of this service.
They offer a research service for people unable to visit in person. They also have a list of researchers who, for a fee, are willing to carry out research on your behalf.
Warwickshire Archives is a member of the CARN (County Archive Research Network).
They house resources relating to the history of Birmingham, these dating from the 12th Century to the present day.
For further information regarding their collections, please peruse their on-line catalogue. These collections include: