Enquiry and research services

Enquiries about the nature of our holdings, or information that can be obtained quickly by checking indexes or catalogues, can be provided free of charge. Please contact us with your enquiries by email or post. Enquiries that involve looking at documents to provide an answer are subject to a fee. Please refer to the information below for further guidance.

  • Limited enquiry service

    We will search for one item only. In all cases you must supply specific information to guide the search, such as names, places, dates and/or reference numbers as appropriate.

  • Paid research service

    We offer a Paid Research Service for those enquirers unable to visit the office in person.

  • Employing a private researcher

    You can employ a private researcher to carry out your research for you. Their rates may vary from the standard charge applied by the record office.

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