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Research and history

The history we hold here is far more than the dates of monarchs and battles that you may have been taught about at school. It's a wealth of fascinating detail of the lives of the people and places in Northamptonshire and beyond. 

Every day at the Northamptonshire Record Office someone uncovers a detail that may not have been seen for hundreds of years.

A further statement about the changes to opening hours will be made tomorrow.

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Important Information: From 21 August 2017, opening times for free access to the Archives Service will be as follows: • Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursd...

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Timeline Photos

Yesterday we welcomed members of the Green's Norton Local History Group. They had a tour of the archives and examined historic maps and documents rel...

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Spanning the Centuries: the historic bridges of Northamptonshire

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Timeline Photos

On this day in 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon. Obviously, Northamptonshire Archives don't contain anything directly...

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Northamptonshire Police's historical archive moving to County Records Office

We're really excited by this new collection.

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