Suffolk Archives, Bury St Edmunds

Suffolk Record Office staff

Suffolk Archives holds an amazing range of information about the history of Suffolk and its people.

Some of the records go back to the 12th century, but not everything is old. You'll also find items from recent times relating to individuals and a wide range of organisations, such as churches, chapels, schools, hospitals, clubs and societies.

Each branch has a substantial collection of Local Studies material.

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Opening hours

Open 9.30am-4.30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Closed Wednesday and Sunday

Admission charges


Additional info

There are 3 branches of Suffolk Archives- one in Ipswich, one in Bury St Edmunds and one in Lowestoft. Please visit our website for branch locations and contact details (

Suffolk Archives, Bury St Edmunds
77 Raingate Street
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 2AR




01284 741212

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