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​Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage at the Record Office

Visit the Northamptonshire Record Office to see 800 years of Northamptonshire's family and local history.

  • Family history Family history

    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.

  • Local history Local history

    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.

  • Professionals Professionals

    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. 

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See how your local town centre has changed over the years

 Northampton Market Square,  about 1904
 Northampton Market Square, 2016

"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

​Here are some of the images that we hold

Today we commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and remember the bravery and sacrifice of the men and women involved. The Northamptonshire Yeoman...

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In 1909, a protest meeting against the impending visit to Britain by Czar Nicholas was organised. Local councillors were amongst those to address the...

In 1909, a protest meeting against the impending visit to Britain by Czar Nicholas was organised.  Local councillors were amongst those to address the...
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Photos from Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage Service's post

Thankfully, the lovely sunny weather has not kept people away, and we’re having a very busy morning! Have you thought of searching to see if your an...

Thankfully, the lovely sunny weather has not kept people away, and we’re having a very busy morning! 

Have you thought of searching to see if your an...
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