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Building works affecting Gloucestershire Archives

We currently have builders on site. Before your visit, please check the latest information about opening hours and parking. You will need to order your documents before you visit.

Changes to our opening hours

We are now closed to the public while we move into the newly refurbished Heritage Hub. We will be re-opening at 9.00 am on Tuesday 27 March 2018.

Stow Local and Family History

For anyone who wants to know about past and present life in Stow and the North Cotswolds area.

  • The centre can be used at any time when Stow library  is open


  • Wide range of books about Stow and the surrounding area (North Cotswolds)
  • Victoria County History of Gloucestershire
  • Standard histories of Gloucestershire


  • Evesham Journal covering the North Cotswolds on microfilm for 1890-1951, 1985-1989 (Cotswold Journal)


  • Copies of tithe maps for parishes in the North Cotswold area 
  • Maps and plans of Stow and surrounding area from the 1880s to the 1990s including Ordnance Survey maps at 25 inches to the mile/1:2500 on microfiche and 6 inches to the mile/1:10,000


  • County directories on microfiche, 1820 to 1939

Campden & District Historical and Archaeological Society (CADHAS)

  • You can access the Society's website here

Moreton in Marsh & District Local History Society

  • You can access the society's website here

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