Cheshire Archives and Libraries

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Cheshire Archive and Local Studies Service
Duke Street
Chester, Cheshire CH1 1RL
UK
Telephone: 01244 977195
Email:
Website: http://archive.cheshire.gov.uk
Catalogue: http://archives.cheshire.gov.uk

National Waterways Museum
South Pier Road
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire CH65 4FW
UK
Telephone: 0151 355 5017
Email: ellesmereport@thewaterwaystrust.org.uk
Website: http://nwm.org.uk

The following archives and libraries are in Lancashire, but have many holdings for Cheshire.

Greater Manchester County Record Office
56 Marshall Street
New Cross, Manchester  M4 5FU
UK
Telephone: 0161 832 5284
Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk
Website: http://www.gmcro.co.uk  
Catalogue: http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/500140/library_online_services

Manchester Central Library
Local Studies Unit
St. Peter's Square Manchester   M2 5PD
UK
Telephone: 0161 234 1979
Email:
Website: http://www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries/central

John Rylands University Library of Manchester
Deansgate Building
Deansgate, Manchester  M3 3EHUK
Telephone: 0161 834 5343
Email: jrul.special-collections@manchester.ac.uk
Website: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/library/specialcollections

Merseyside Record Office is presently closed for renovation. See temporary address and contact information below their regular address.
4th Floor
Cunard Building
Pier Head, Liverpool   L3 1EG
UK
Telephone: 0151 236 8038
Email:
Website:

Temporary contact information
33 Wellington Employment Park
South Dunes Way (off Sandhills Lane)
Liverpool, Lancashire L5 9ZS
Telephone: 0151 0233 05817
Email: archives@liverpool.gov.uk
Website: http://www.liverpool.gov.uk/archives

Local archives and libraries may have information and resources for specific areas that are not found in the major repositories. For a list of local libraries go to Genuki.