Norfolk Record Office

 

imageThe record office has 60+ downloadable family history information leaflets. You can purchase microfiche of the parish records, find their opening hours, check the online catalogues plus a host of other useful items.

http://www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/nroindex.htm

 

 

Leeds Photographic Archive

 

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The Leodis website is a photographic archive of the city of Leeds & district including some very “early moving pictures”. This is a goldmine of images for those with ancestors from this area. Well done Leeds City Council.

http://www.leodis.org/

 

 

 

Manchester Regimental Museum

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   The Manchester Regimental Museum. Please note that if you wish to view a particular item then it is wise to make an appointment as the curator isn’t always onsite.

 

http://www.tameside.gov.uk/museumsgalleries/mom

 

 

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Bath Record Office

 

Bath RO

 

Offers an online catalogue, advice for family historians and details of their current project concerning the Bath Georgian Newspapers 1770 – 1800. Bath was an important place during the Georgian period, readers of Jane Austen novels will be well acquainted with the city.

http://www.batharchives.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

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Archives for the 21st century

Notification from the FFHS

Archives for the 21st century: consultation draft

Earlier today (7 May 2009) The National Archives released the long-awaited consultation document via its website at www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/archivesconsultation/.

It sets out the Government’s strategic vision for the sustainable development of a vigorous, publicly funded archive service across England and Wales. It replaces the government policy on archives that was issued by the Lord Chancellor in 1999 and builds on both the positive achievements around public access to information and technological developments. The challenges facing the archives sector and the actions to address them are outlined in the five sections of this strategy.

The TNA press release can be viewed at www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/6may2009.pdf.

Roger Lewry

FFHS Archives Liaison

[email protected]