Northampton England Family History Centre

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

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Centre Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 137 Harlestone Road Duston Northampton England NN5 6AA United Kingdom
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  • 44 0 160-458 7630



Open Hours:

  • Tues: 10:00am - 4:00pm and 7:00pm -9:00pm.
  • Wed: 10:00am - 4:00pm.

 Calendar and Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Centre Resources


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Databases and Software

  •  This center has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • 6 desktop computers all with Internet access and connected to a printer
  • 2 microfilm readers
  • 2 microfiche readers

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

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All staff are volunteers with varying levels of knowlege.  Most are able to help absolute beginners get started and/or with indexing.  For more advanced or specialised advice please specify this when booking so that you can be matched with a member of staff who is best suited to help you.  We do have one volunteer who can give some advice on Irish Ancestry.  Other staff specialities include local history, Rootsmagic, Newfamilysearch, Familysearch, Internet portal sites such as Ancestry, Findmypast, The Genealogist and free websites.  

Northamptonshire Record Office
Wootton Hall Park
NN4 8Bq

Tel 01604 762129 Contact before visiting for current opening times. Approx 10 mins by car.

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Volunteer at the Centre

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