Welcome

Come and see us in person to undertake research on our site. To prepare for your visit and learn about our Covid-secure measures please see here 

Christmas and New Year arrangements

We will close to the public on 24th December at 4.30pm, reopening on 4th January 2022 at 9am. Customers wishing to visit during the first week of January, please send in your pre-orders as soon as possible, no later than 24th December 2021.

Serving South Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Archives collects, preserves and makes accessible archives relating to the historic county of Gloucestershire. This is the area now administered by South Gloucestershire Council and Gloucestershire County Council.

We work in partnership with South Gloucestershire Council to ensure the rich archive resources can:

  • help us understand national and international history see Our collections
  • help you to find out about your family or local history
  • inspire people to use the collections for learning and enjoyment see Learning for all

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