Greater Manchester archives: a guide to local repositories. by Greater Manchester County.

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Start here for all Archives and local history services and searches including: family history, archives catalogue, national and local papers and church registers Manchester City Councils Greater Manchester archives: a guide to local repositories.

book of documents and pages organised within the following categories, Libraries, Archives and local history. We hope in future to develop these collections through new acquisitions, and to work with other archive repositories in the local area to develop their medical archive collections.

The Archives are located at the University Archive and Records Centre, Main Library. For further information contact: James Peters, University and Medical Archivist. Archives+ is an exciting City Centre showcase and repository for archives and family history. Situated in the magnificent Manchester Central Library, this purpose-built centre brings together a partnership of amazing regional and national.

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Other Resources. Reprographics: photocopying and microfilm copying A website; is available to discover more about the documents, books, maps, photographs and more held by archives and local history libraries within Greater Manchester; ARCHON code: If you are an archivist or custodian of this archive you can use the archive update form to add or update the details in Discovery.

Drop in and see us, there's no need to book. Local indexes. Each district register office in England and Wales has its own indexes, which tend to be more accurate than the national indexes, and can be accessed for a fee.

Free access to large sections of the indexes are on free web sites Lancashire BMD and Cheshire BMD.

The Manchester Municipal Archives and Records Center, or City Archives, is the final repository for the historic and permanent records of the government of the City of Manchester, NH. You can find information about the City Archive's collections, online exhibits, genealogical information and more via.

Greater Manchester County Record Office was opened intwo years after the establishment of the metropolitan county councils in England and Wales.

It moved to its present address in After the abolition of Greater Manchester County Council init is now funded by the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA). Archives+ will offer a wonderful, purpose-built showcase and repository for the region's archive and family history.

The Archives+ partnership will build on the appetite and demand for accessible community history and personal heritage. This one-stop-shop will make it easier than ever before to find what you're looking for. The main partners in Archives+ are: •Greater Manchester County Record Office (Association of Greater Manchester.

Greater Manchester County Record Office (GMCRO) is operated by Manchester City Council on behalf of the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA). The service holds a wide range of archives (hospitals, courts, businesses, estates, societies, clubs, families) relating to the Greater Manchester area.

Manchester City Councils index of documents and pages organised within the following categories, Libraries We use cookies on your computer or mobile device to help make this website better. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Online Map Collections Old Maps of Manchester.

A selection of historical maps focusing on central Manchester are available to view online. The maps date from the late 18th century to the middle of the 20th century, and comprise private surveys, detailed Ordnance Survey maps and a selection of plans showing the Manchester Ship Canal and Docks.

Cardiff and East Glamorgan Girl Guide Association: minutes and log books of guide camps and holidays, (/31) Local Repositories in Scotland Orkney Archives.

Rousay Scottish Womens Rural Institute: minutes (D71) Strathclyde Regional Archives. Saltcoats Female Benevolent Society, Ayrshire: Records 92 (ATD). Greater London: Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives. Bethnal Green Anglers Club: rough minute book (TH/) Greater Manchester: Bolton Archive Service, Central Library.

Ken Dagnall, association football referee, Bolton: corresp and papers c (ZDA) Greater Manchester: Bury Archive Service. The Hand-book of Manchester () with numerous references to Salford Proceedings of the Manchester and Salford Draper's Association () a resolution to improve the trade's working conditions.

Manchester in () with references to Salford Sewer Rivers () Cornishs' Stranger's Guide through Manchester and Salford ()Author: Woden.

Other sources in local authority and state repositories are too numerous and too varied to be described in detail here. Regional sources. Greater Manchester County Records Office The Greater Manchester County Records Office holds the national indexes from to for the whole of England and Wales.

Collection level descriptions are available on Greater Manchester Lives website Archive catalogues available in Local History Library, Salford Museum and Art Gallery 50% of the collection is stored off site and a charge is made for retrieval of these documents.

Discovery provides a single point of online access to catalogue and organisational data from across the archive sector. You can use Discovery to find contact details of local and other archives and institutions, using the find an archive directory.

If you are an archivist or custodian of records relating to British history you can use this form to add or amend the details of your archive or.

Guide to using the archive search. The index represents the primary finding aid for collections deposited at Herefordshire Archive Service. Once you have identified an item of interest we recommend that you note the reference number to identify the correct paper catalogues to consult.

The Library has collected manuscripts and archives since the s when it built up an impressive collection of medieval manuscripts. By the end of the eighteenth century, however, Chetham’s was increasingly seen as a repository for local records, indeed the only proper repository.

A Guide to the Archives of the Police Forces of England and Wales Ian Bridgeman Many of the surviving records have already been deposited in local record offices, but what this guide reveals for the first time is the Greater Manchester Police 43 Gwent Constabulary Oldham Local Studies & Archives Walton Toft, C Company, 10 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders: World War I diary (/1) Shiloh plc, cotton and man-made fibre spinners, Royton: minute books and ledgers c (/23).

This guide is an introduction to archives and printed materials held at the Central Library and elsewhere relating to the history of the city's LGBT Community. The history of the Manchester's LBGT community is an important part of the social and cultural history of the city and the North West.

The Hospital Records database is no longer being updated. We continue to make this information available for inspection and reuse but can no longer guarantee its accuracy.

You can search Discovery to find records held here at The National Archives and in other UK archives. We offer genealogy research in thousands of archives and repositories throughout the world.

The following lists show many of the places where we work. If you are interested in research in another repository, we will make every effort to assist you. Please email us. Posts about Rate Books written by buryculture.

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View program schedule. Topics: radio, BBC Radio Manchester. Pages of history. Chetham's Library is a city-centre secret even to most Mancunians: a library that dates back to in a s building. It lays claim to being the oldest free public library Author: Jonathan Schofield. Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester: Find out about Greater Manchester's transport history with the Museum of Transport in Manchester.

Opened inthe Museum has a large and varied collection of exhibits, charting the development of public road transport in the county, ranging from a Victorian horse bus to a full size prototype for Greater Manchester's Metrolink.

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The Trafford Centre opened in and is the third largest shopping centre in the United Kingdom by retail per: The Peel Group. Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in North West England, with a population of million; the third largest in England after Greater London and the West Midlands.

It encompasses one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United Kingdom and comprises ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and Constituent country: England.

The Archives Hub is a Jisc service, and is freely available to all. It provides a cross-search of descriptions of archives held across the UK, in over institutions, including universities, colleges, specialist repositories, charities, businesses and other company: Jisc.

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Note: many repositories impose a closure period of up to years for records identifying individuals. Before travelling a long distance, always check that the records you want to consult will be available. Greater Manchester County Record Office (with Manchester Archives), Archives+, Manchester Central Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester.

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