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Record or donate an item

​Donate an item to us or use our Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) to have your finds archaeologically recorded.

The heritage of Northamptonshire matters

If you have documents or photographs of historic value that you want to be preserved and made available for the public to see, then you may be able to donate them to us.

If you have found artefacts such as coins or pottery, then you can have them recorded by the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) to add to the overall knowledge of the county's history. 

These are wonderful ways to contribute to the work of Northamptonshire Archives here at the Record Office.

Photos from Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage Service's post

Another Great Seal from the collection! This one is the Great Seal of James 1 from 1622. Ref E(S)515

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On this day in 1896 The Daimler Motor Company (Coventry) was registered as the first British car manufacturer. Within the Northamptonshire Yeomanry...

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Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine

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England's first 'prisoner of war' discovered

An interesting article on the BBC website.

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On this day in 1559, Elizabeth 1 was crowned Queen of England. In contrast to the amazingly well-preserved Great Seal of Charles 1 that we posted las...

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Photos from Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage Service's post

On 17 February, 1630 Charles I made a grant of Court Leets and View of Frankpledge to Robert Owen of Ecton. The court document is beautifully illustr...

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