West Riding of Yorkshire Record Office (K-R)

Kirklees Archives

Kirklees Archives is located in Huddersfield Central Library and has links with the local studies collection.  

They are situated in a pedestrianised area and Huddersfield Bus and Train Stations are approximately 500 and 600 metres away respectively.

The knowledgeable and helpful staff are always on hand to help should you have any questions or require assistance.

Information about Kirklees Archives

Address:

West Riding of Yorkshire Record Office 
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees 
Central Library 
Princess Alexandra Walk 
Huddersfield 
HD1 2SU 

Telephone Number:

01484 221966 

E-Mail Address:

kirklees@wyjs.org.uk

For details regarding Kirklees Archives' collections and opening hours, please visit their Home Page.  You can also peruse their on-line catalogue which has details of their collections.



Parking is available at Alfred Street and Springwood. No refreshments are available on-site, but eating facilities are accessible nearby.

Making an appointment is advisable because some documents are held off-site and the search-room might be unexpectedly closed because of staffing difficulties. It is best to tell them what resources you wish to consult because staff will then be able to advise you whether you need to reserve a table, computer or microfiche reader.

They offer a research service to people unable to visit in person.  

Kirklees Archive is a member of the CARN (County Archive Research Network).


Leeds Archives

Address:

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds 
West Yorkshire Joint Service
Nepshaw Lane South
Morley
Leeds
LS27 7JQ

Telephone Number:

0113 393 9788

E-Mail Address: 

leeds@wyjs.org.uk

For information regarding Leeds Archives' collections and opening hours, please visit their Home Page.  You can also peruse their on-line cataloguewhich has details of their collections.



There are a limited number of free car parking spaces available for visitors to the Archive.

Making an appointment is advisable before visiting because some documents are held off-site and the search-room might be unexpectedly closed because of staffing difficulties.  You are recommended to tell Leeds Archives which documents you want to access because staff can inform you if you need to book a microfiche reader, computer or table. Documents need to be ordered before you visit.

The search-room can become quite cool when the weather is cold. It is suggested that you might like to bring extra jumpers or cardigans with you when visiting.

Refreshments are not offered for sale at Leeds Archive but your own refreshments can be consumed in the rest area.

If you are unable to get to Leeds Archives in person, they offer a Research Service.

Leeds Record Office is a member of the County Archive Research Network.


For further information regarding other Record Offices in Yorkshire, please visit my pages relating to Barnsley Archives, Bradford ArchivesCaldedale ArchivesDoncaster ArchivesSheffield Archives and Wakefield Archives