Discover your past

Piece together your story with help from our archives


Are you ready to discover more detail about your ancestors' lives or where they lived?

If you’re looking into your family history, our team of experts are on hand. We hold over 12 miles of documents in our archives that could help you trace your Worcestershire ancestors and learn more about their lives, including wills, parish registers, electoral registers and plenty more.

Wherever you are in the world, our expert staff are ready to advise you on your search.

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Why choose us?

Our archive team is one of the most respected and well-known in our field having recently received the Archive and Record Association Record Keeping Service of the Year Award.  John Chambers, ARA’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service was the clear winner of this year’s Record-keeping Service of the Year award… its range and depth of activities and success in placing itself at the heart of the culture life of Worcestershire are just two reasons that make the Service special.”

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