Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage at the Record Office
Looking to research your family history? Northamptonshire Archives can help.
Whether you are just starting out, or are looking for an elusive detail, our huge range of documents could be exactly what you are looking for.
Researching a location in Northamptonshire? Northamptonshire Archives have a huge range of information that can help. We can help you find out more about the people and businesses that have made a place what it is today using a sources unavailable elsewhere.
Northamptonshire Archives understands the needs of teachers, students, university academics and professionals such as developers and planners and we have a passion for seeing our collections used to further knowledge and to help the county grow.
"I've been visiting Northamptonshire Archives from time to time for over 25 years and it remains the best service of all of those I have used. I look forward to visiting again."
- Mr CB
A search of the catalogues for the term "poem" throws up lots of entries. Here's one for #WorldPoetryDay - not mas… https://t.co/PUrvnlqjPc
A sense of place and of belonging are linked to happiness. Archives deliver all this, and more - share the smiles,… https://t.co/6jEyF5Waai
RT @ArchiveHashtag: 20th March- it’s #WorldStorytellingDay In the Archives we help tell the stories of people’s lives so what better day to…
We love court rolls! If the talk gets you interested, you can see some of the original documents here! https://t.co/ylpD3KrZgU
Sir Isaac Newton died #OTD in 1727, aged 84. We hold several items relating to him, including ZA0353, which is a l… https://t.co/lK8zmpdntd
RT @ARAScot: Are you an archivist, RM or care for #archives somewhere in the world? We invite you to join in with #Archive30! Follow each o…
about 7 hours ago
A search of the catalogues for the term "poem" throws up lots of entries. Here's one for World Poetry Day - not massively uplifting, I'm afraid! (Re...
about 1 day ago
Sir Isaac Newton died on this day in 1727, aged 84. We hold several items relating to him, including ZA0353, which is a lease made for land around hi...
about 7 days ago
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Yesterday a researcher was looking at a beautiful miniature Sefer Torah - scrolls of scripture. The item has a letter of provenance with it (see pict...
about 13 days ago
Cosgrove - Joan Wake
Today is International Women's Day, and we owe our existence to one remarkable woman - Joan Wake. You can read a description of how influential she w...
about 15 days ago
In the wake of the recent freezing weather, we hope that none of you are having to deal with calling a plumber out. This document records work done b...
about 19 days ago
The Met Office weather forecast predicts more heavy snow for Northampton this afternoon, and has a yellow weather warning for Saturday. Given this for...