Events - Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service

Explore Archives -Parish Records
  • 26/05/2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    The Hive
    £8

Parish records are a key part of our archives. many are familiar with parish registers (baptisms, marriages and burials) but there is far more to them than that. The parish for many years was a key provider of local administration, including the Poor Law. Find out what records are available, what they can tell you, and some of the fascinating stories which can be found.

Explore Archives – Wills
  • 16/06/2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Hive
    £6

Wills are often an underused resources. Here in the archives we have thousands of wills from 15th century through to 1928, plus access to indexes for more recent wills. Find out what they can tell us and how to search.

Explore Archives – Searching for People
  • 23/06/2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Hive
    £6

Many people using archives are searching for people for various reasons and projects. How can individuals be tracked down from the many collections we hold? We’ll go through some of the collections which are most useful and the indexes and way you can use them to search for people.