Staffordshire Record Office

Staffordshire Record Office is part of the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service, and is the main record office for the historic county of Staffordshire.

Our collections have been Designated as outstanding. They include records of local government, Anglican parishes and nonconformist churches, landed families and estates, public institutions such as courts, schools and hospitals, charities, businesses, local clubs and societies.

Our searchrooms are open to all, and our friendly and knowledgeable staff help to facilitate research into family history, local and community history, and a range of themes in national and world history.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Monday 9.00 - 17.00
Tuesday 9.00 - 17.00
Wednesday 9.00 - 19.00
Thursday 9.00 - 17.00
Friday 9.30 - 16.30
Saturday 9.00 - 13.00

Admission charges

Use of the reading rooms is free of charge. Bookings are advised in order to guarantee the space you require (table space, microfiche reader, etc.). On your first visit you will need to register with us, providing proof of identity and address. Further details are available on our website.

Staffordshire Record Office
Eastgate Street
ST16 2LZ




01785 278379

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.