Exeter Family History Centre, Devon Genealogy

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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.

We are a ward run family history centre serving the Exeter and surrounding areas. Films and microfiche can be shipped to our centre after using the following website FamilySearch.org to order them. We have helpful, friendly volunteers who are here to help you with your research.

Centre Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Wonford Road, Exeter. EX2
  • Plenty of parking, either in the front or to the back of the building
  • Please go to the left side door, towards the back and ring the bell located towards the upper left of the door, then we will come let you in.
  • Link to location on google map

Phone: 01392 250723

E-mail: uk_exeter@ldsmail.net

Opening Hours:
Tuesday 10:30am - 3:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 3:00pm
Holiday Schedule: We will be closed for a summer holiday, but the dates have not been determined yet.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Centre Resources

  • Collections: We have various microfiche that have been previously ordered by our patrons (Note: it is always worth a visit or a phone call to insure that we don't already have what you are looking for, prior to ordering them through the Online Film Ordering WebsiteDatabases and Software.
  • FHC Portal: 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. This provides free access to Ancestry, FindMyPast and the Genealogists, as well as other websites.
  • Hardware and Equipment:
    • 4 computers available for booking, with 2 black & white printers
    • 3 microfiche readers
    • 1 microfilm reader

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

The Devon Record Office is located on the outskirts of Exeter at Great Moor House, Bittern Road Sowton, Exeter, Devon EX2 7NL 01392 384253

The Devon Family History Society 'Tree House' is located in the centre of city off the High Street at : Unit 1 , 7-9 King Street, Exeter, EX1 1BQ


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Volunteer at the Centre

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