Fabulous new guide to researching your ancestors

  • 2nd January 2018

Have you seen our fabulous new guide to researching your ancestors?

Developed by an expert Archive team, it’s a 70-page guide specifically designed to take you through the most commonly used collections for family history research. Each collection is clearly explained,  demonstrating how useful they are for research.

The guide covers:

  • Census
  • Probate records
  • Church records
  • Maps and plans
  • Photographs

and much more.

This is useful for all family historians researching English ancestors, but we also provide some Worcestershire specific guidance, including links to finding out what we hold here in Worcester and how to access our records.

The guide is aimed at researchers who are unable to visit us in Worcester, whether that’s because they’re overseas or simply in other parts of the UK. We hope you will all find it useful.

Initial feedback has been very positive:

The guide is downloadable – for only £6 – from our website at

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