Lowestoft 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.

Lowestoft Family History Centre serves all Lowestoft and rural and Gorleston and Gt Yarmouth areas.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 165 Yarmouth Rd, Lowestoft, Suffolk (corner of Yarmouth Rd and Hollingsworth Rd)
  • Come in at double gate on Hollingsworth Rd.
  • There is ample Parking, Come into building up steps with the Ramp.
  • There are coat hangers in middle cupboard in corridor.
  • The Centre is the 2nd door on the right in corridor where you entered the building.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 01502-573851

E-mail: uk_Lowestoft@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tues: 2-4pm & 7-9pm by appiontment only
  • Wed: 9am-12pm
  • Thurs: 7-9pm Call to make appointment.

Holiday Schedule: Closed at Christmas dates to be posted.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Centre Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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Databases 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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

  • Computer and printer
  • 2 Fiche Readers
  • 1Film/Fichereader

Centre Services 

Staff Research Specialties

Centre Staff are friendly, most helpful, and will help in any way that they can, no challenge too small, if not good on computers will help search for you.

Resources in the Local Area

Lowestoft Record Office in Lowestoft Central Library, Clapham Rd, Lowestoft.


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Volunteer at the Centre

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