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Welcome to Gloucestershire Archives @ the Heritage Hub
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Current charges

Gloucestershire Archives


Publication: Intellectual Property[1] 

Permission to publish an image (Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire publications): £10.00

Permission to publish image (national/international publications): £50.00


Broadcast rights[2]

Broadcast rights - worldwide buyout, all media, unlimited broadcast, per image: £200.00

Facility fee per day: £250.00


Document copies

CD/digital package for inclosure awards: £25.00 each

CD/digital package for inclosure maps: £25.00 each

Copies of archive documents - single reference only: £37.00 per hour

[Fee includes retrieval, copying and processing and is inclusive of VAT]


Camera passes                              

You will need to purchase a camera pass to make your own digital copies. There are three types to choose from:

  • Day pass [unlimited shots, only valid on day of purchase]: £7.50
  • 3 Day pass [unlimited shots, valid on any three days, for 12 months from issue date]: £15.00
  • Annual pass [unlimited shots, valid for 12 months from issue date]: £150.00


Certificates and certification

Baptism and burial certificates, certified copies[3]£31.00

Official certification of copies of documents: £13.00 per document


Tours, talks, training

Archives tour and standard talk: £45.00 (currently suspended)

External talks by staff: £90.00

Tour of Heritage Hub with standard document display: £45.00 or £2.50 per person (minimum of 15 people) (currently suspended)

Variety of specialist workshops available - prices available on request.


Staff time/specialist advice

Specialist staff time: £45.00 per hour

Daily charge for professional services (conservation/archives): £250.00


Car parking[4]

People visiting Gloucestershire Archives or our on-site partners: £3.00 per day

Non-Heritage Hub users: £5.00 per day

Evening visits: Free of charge                                                                                                                                  

Voluntary donations

We welcome donations.  Our Friends’ organisation has a collection box in reception.  Donations are used to support the work of the Archives particularly the Emergency Document Purchase Fund.  You can join the Friends of Gloucestershire Archives [FOGA] at £10 per annum, see

You can also donate online at

Heritage Hub Partners


A4 black and white copies from Gloucestershire Family History Society[5]30p each



An in-depth research service is not provided directly by Gloucestershire Archives. 

A research service is provided by our partner, Gloucestershire Family History Society, and independent researchers[6].



Tea and coffee [on an honesty basis]: 50p per cup

[1] Charges agreed by Heads of Repositories in the South-West region


[2] Fees adopted by The National Archives [TNA], January 2020


[3] Fee set by the Church of England annually see Life events parochial fees and guidance | The Church of England. Their four-year plan of fees, up to 2024 is available at


[4] People attending courses in the Dunrossil Centre are advised to park off site, in pre-course literature. This is due to limited space. Spaces are provided for blue badge holders and course trainers.


[5] Gloucestershire Family History Society [GFHS] is a charity and Heritage Hub partner, run by volunteers. For full details of their services see


[6] For a comprehensive list of local researchers, available via our website see here (PDF, 215.3 KB)


[7] Any profits go to Gloucestershire Family History Society

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