Northamptonshire Record Office

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Contact Information

Record Office Virtual Tour

E-mail: Please use the online Archive Service Enquiry Form
Address:

Northamptonshire Record Office
Wootton Hall Park
Northampton
NN4 8BQ
United Kingdom

Telephone:
Fax:

Hours and holidays: T-Th 9-5; Fri 9-4; 1st Sat of each month 9-4[1]

Directions, maps, and public transportation: accessible by car, bus, and taxi. For further details, see: How to find Northamptonshire Record Office.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

  • Marriage Licence Card Index (mainly Northamptonshire and Rutland residents)
  • Parish registers and printed transcripts
  • Poor Law records
  • Wills

Tips

  • There are no entrance fees
  • CARN card is required for admission
  • An Archive Research Service is available for a fee
  • Digital cameras are permitted; cameras must be registered at the price of £5.50 per day or £15.00 per week
  • Laptops are permitted, but you must hire a circuit breaker for £2.00 per day, or £5.00 per week

Guides

Several guides to the record office's collections are available on their website:

  • Adoption records
  • Anglican parish registers
  • Black History
  • Cemetery records
  • Electoral registers
  • Non-Conformist registers
  • Police records
  • Poor Law unions - workhouses
  • Prison and Reform School records

Alternate Repositories

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Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 'Opening times for the Northamptonshire Record Office,' Northamptonshire County Council, http://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/en/councilservices/Community/archives/Pages/Openingtimes.aspx, accessed 19 February 2014.