Archives and Archaeology in Worcestershire
Explore the Past is Worcestershire County Council’s Archive and Archaeology Service. From our base at The Hive, Worcester, we care for Worcestershire’s past for the benefit of present and future generations. Our friendly, professional Archive and Archaeology staff can give advice on anything from archival research to historical artefacts, and we provide a variety of archaeological and archival services to historians, community groups and developers.
Discover our services below and see how we can help you explore the past.
Researching Worcestershire Family History is Now even Easier
Over five centuries worth of Parish Registers dating from the year 1538, are available to discover on Ancestry. Access is free at all Worcestershire libraries, or remotely via a personal subscription to Ancestry.co.uk