Warwickshire’s history, Warwickshire’s memory Warwickshire County Record Office collects, preserves and provides access to documents recording the history of the county, its people and places. Read more about the work of the record office.
In addition to our April Collections Week, the record office will be closed on Friday 3rd April and Saturday 4th April for Easter. We will open on Saturday 11th April and then open as usual on Tuesday 14th April.
Public PCs Wednesday 22nd April
The public computers at the Record Office will be unavailable on Wednesday 22nd April while an upgrade is completed. All other resources in the searchroom will be available as usual. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
The new look County Record Office
Following our collections week in February, we have now reopened with a new look and new features and resources. Read more
Document of the Month April 2015
Read about the discovery of remains at the Tower of London in correspondence from the Seymour of Ragley collection in April’s Document of the Month.
Digital tithe maps for sale
Digitised versions of our tithe maps are now available for sale directly from us and via the online shop of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry. Find out more about our digital tithe maps
Boaters and Bright Sparks
Quarter Sessions Order books
Digitised copies of selected published Warwickshire Quarter Sessions volumes 1625-1690 are now available for purchase through the online shop of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry. Find out more about our digitised volumes.
A new website created by Warwickshire’s Museums, Local History Groups, Communities and the County Record Office has been launched to celebrate and share Warwickshire’s history. Visit the website to learn about Warwickshire’s past and contribute your own knowledge to help tell Warwickshire’s story.
Free public Wi-Fi
We now have Wi-Fi freely available in our searchroom and reader’s tea room. Please speak to staff at reception or in the searchroom for instructions on setting up your laptop, tablet or smartphone to connect using our Wi-Fi. You will need a mobile phone to register for access, but please remember to keep this on silent while in the searchroom.
Important information regarding document production times
Due to further reductions in staffing levels within the public service team, we will unfortunately be unable to produce documents from the strongrooms over the lunchtime period between 12pm and 2.15pm, though the searchroom will remain open. Some other services may not be available at this time, for example, photocopying.
- For further information on document production and advanced ordering, please visit our County Records Search room page.
Warwickshire parish records
View our parish records on Ancestry.co.uk and sign up for a free 14 day trial.