Coronavirus update

We’re pleased to welcome pre-booked researchers and volunteers.   Please see details of our new arrangements on our Preparing to Visit page.

You will need to book your documents in advance.

Gloucestershire Family History Society will re-open in September for pre-booked visits.

If you're not able to make it in, have a look at Gloucestershire Heritage Hub for ideas and links to help you #ExploreYourArchiveAtHome.

Access to Gloucestershire resources on Ancestry for free

While Gloucestershire Libraries and Gloucestershire Family History Society’s research rooms are closed to the public during the Covid-19 pandemic, customers have been unable to access digitised copies of Gloucestershire records free of charge. We’ve been working with Ancestry and can now provide free access to Gloucestershire’s digitised resources until they can welcome you back. Please use this link to access them.

Saturday opening - 6th October


Remember it's the first Saturday of the month - which means Gloucestershire Archives will be open as usual between 9.00am and 4.30pm.

There will be the opportunity to meet the artist Julia O'Connell responsible for the beautiful textiles displayed on the walls of the Frith Room. She'll be available from 11.30am - 12.15pm to discuss the work she's done for the Heritage Hub, as well as answer any questions.

At 2.00pm join us for a couple of hours in the new Dunrossil Centre to celebrate Apples @ the Archives - where there'll be plenty to do for all ages.


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