Derbyshire Record Office

(Correspondence Address: Derbyshire Record Office, County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3AG)

New Street

Opening Times:
Derbyshire Record office is open from 9.30am-5.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays), and 9am-1pm on Saturdays.

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Derbyshire Record Office provides the archive service for Derbyshire, Derby City and Diocese of Derby. We hold, and make available to the public, archives of all types including Church, business, family, school and hospital records, which date from the Middle Ages to the present day.

Contact Details:
Telephone: 01629 538347


Learning Programmes:
Collections which can support specific learning activities include:
- Prisoner Records Database
- Before the Welfare State, Poor Law Removal Orders
- Derbyshire wills for the period 1858-1928

We also offer services for schools and teachers. A range of collections are available to support particular learning activities, including prisoner records, World War One and World War Two.

Our collections include:
- Official records of Derbyshire County Council and its predecessors.
- Records of Derby and Derbyshire Quarter Sessions.
- Archives of many other Derbyshire public bodies including hospitals, courts, local councils and the Derby probate registry.
- Archives of the Diocese of Derby and of over 400 Anglican parishes in the county.
- Archives from Derbyshire schools, industries, businesses, societies, charities, estates, families and voluntary groups.
- The George Woodward collection.

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