Useful links

Warwickshire websites

Online catalogueWarwickshire’s Past Unlocked

  • Our own online catalogue containing collection level descriptions of around 98% of our collections and full catalogues for 35% of our holdings.

OurWarwickshire40x40cornerOur Warwickshire

This website celebrates and shares Warwickshire’s heritage.  It is being created by Warwickshire’s museums, archives, local history groups and communities. Find out how you can contribute.

National Archives catalogues

The National ArchivesDiscovery

The catalogue of the National Archives, containing details of collections held by the National Archives. This includes records on Warwickshire produced by national government. This now includes Access to Archives, the Manorial Documents Register and the National Register of Archives.

The National ArchivesManorial Documents Register

A register of the nature and location of manorial documents for England and Wales. The portion for Warwickshire has been recently updated, and projects have been completed or are in progress for other counties to do the same.

The National ArchivesArchon

Contact details for archive repositories across the United Kingdom.

Archives HubArchives Hub

A national catalogue including descriptions of collections held by more that 220 institutions from across the United Kingdom. This does not include any of our collections, but does include material held by other archives relating to Warwickshire.

Other Archives

National Archives

  • The government archive for England, Wales and the United Kingdom, holding records for over 1,000 years of the nation’s history.

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Archive

  • Archival collections relating to Shakespeare, Stratford and South Warwickshire.

Worcester Archive and Archaeology Service

  • Holding records for the County of  Worcestershire, including diocesan records such as Wills and Bishop’s Transcripts for Warwickshire parishes within the diocese of Worcester

Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service

  • Holding records for the County of Staffordshire, including diocesan records such as Wills and Bishop’s Transcripts for Warwickshire parishes within the diocese of Lichfield.

Coventry History Centre

  • Holding records of the City of Coventry, excluding parish records which we hold as diocesan record office for Coventry and Warwickshire.

Birmingham Archives & Heritage

  • Holding records for the City of Birmingham, including parish records for parishes within the city.

Oxfordshire History Centre

Northamptonshire Record Office

Leicestershire Record Office

Gloucestershire Archives

Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick