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Coronavirus update

Gloucestershire Heritage Hub is closed until further notice. This includes Gloucestershire Archives, Gloucestershire Family History Society, and Gloucestershire Registration copy certificates service.

Every effort will be made to continue offering essential services such as access to records for legal reasons. We look forward to welcoming back our customers, volunteers, partners and friends in due course.

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 Archives, 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 we can welcome you back. Please use this link to access them.

Submit a deposit

You can send us your Coronavirus related digital content by completing this short form. If you have any questions about completing your submission or experience any technical issues please contact archives@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

If you have written diaries or other material which cannot be sent electronically, please hold on to it and send it to us when we re-open.

Privacy & terms of deposit

I have read and understood the privacy notice

I have read and agree to the terms of deposit

Depositor’s details

Deposit details and upload
Please note, copyright of the material you submit will not be transferred to Gloucestershire Archives.


These are applicable unless they would breach the rights of other people under UK Data Protection Law.

Further donations and additional material may be accepted under the terms of this agreement upon notification and agreement with Gloucestershire Archives

Files must be less than 50 MB total (or submission will fail).

Help us improve Gloucestershire Archives

Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.