Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Lichfield Record Office

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Open: Monday-Wednesday 9.30-5, Thursday 11.30-7; 2nd Saturday of each month 9.30-12.30 by appointment only

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From 1 April 2016, their opening hours on Thursdays will change, Currently 11.30 to 7, they will change to 10.30 to 6.00. All other times remain unchanged

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Businesses (31)

Organisations (240)

Families (11)

  • Chadwick, family of Hints Hall, Staffordshire Hints, Staffordshire
  • Collins family of Tamworth Tamworth, Staffordshire
  • Gnosall family of Mavesyn Ridware Mavesyn Ridware, Staffordshire
  • Gower, Sutherland-Leveson- family, Dukes of Sutherland Windsor, Berkshire;Willows, Berkshire;Cliveden, Buckinghamshire;Middlewich, Cheshire;Hope, Derbyshire;White Notley, Essex;Woolmers, Hertfordshire;Canterbury, Kent;Cobham, Kent;Halling, Kent;Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire;Bridgewater House, London;Cleveland Court, London;Stafford House, London;Braunston, Northamptonshire;Ketley, Shropshire;Leegomery, Shropshire;Lilleshall, Shropshire;Newport, Shropshire;Sheriffhales, Shropshire;Shipley, Shropshire;Wellington, Shropshire;Blurton, Staffordshire;Great Wyrley, Staffordshire;Grindon, Staffordshire;Lichfield, Staffordshire;Meirheath, Staffordshire;Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire;Stowheath, Staffordshire;Trentham, Staffordshire;Walsall, Staffordshire;Wolverhampton, Staffordshire;Sutton Place, Surrey;Freasley, Warwickshire;Dudley, Worcestershire;Stittenham, Yorkshire;Aboyne, Aberdeenshire;Wick, Caithness-shire;Preston, Kirkcudbrightshire;Inveresk, Midlothian;Rosebank, Midlothian;Castle Leod, Ross and Cromarty;Strathpeffer, Ross and Cromarty;Brora, Sutherlandshire;Dornoch, Sutherlandshire;Dunrobin, Sutherlandshire;Golspie, Sutherlandshire;Pulrossie, Sutherlandshire;Scourie, Sutherlandshire;Skelbo, Sutherlandshire;Tongue, Sutherlandshire
  • Leigh family of Little Aston Hall Little Ashton Hall, Staffordshire
  • Levett family of Wichnor Wichnor, Staffordshire
  • Mott family of Wall Wall, Staffordshire
  • Paget, family, Marquesses of Anglesey Stanford-in-the-Vale, Berkshire;Iver, Buckinghamshire;Marlow, Buckinghamshire;Littleover, Derbyshire;Stalbridge, Dorset;Misterton, Leicestershire;Harmondsworth, Middlesex;West Drayton, Middlesex;Milborne Port, Somerset;Beaudesert, Staffordshire;Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire;Cannock, Staffordshire;Haywood, Staffordshire;Longdon, Staffordshire;Rugeley, Staffordshire;Surbiton, Surrey;Nuneaton, Warwickshire;Amlwch, Anglesey;Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, Anglesey;Plas Newydd, Anglesey;Penrhyn, Caernarfonshire;Crobane, County Down;Galway, County Galway;Cooley, County Louth;Omeath, County Louth
  • Stretton family of Scropton Scropton, Derbyshire
  • Swinfen family of Swinfen Swinfen, Staffordshire
  • Townshend, family, Marquesses Townshend Calverton, Buckinghamshire;Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire;Ely, Cambridgeshire;Fordham, Cambridgeshire;Soham, Cambridgeshire;Ashbourne, Derbyshire;Walton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire;East Donyland, Essex;Great Bentley, Essex;Wivenhoe, Essex;Kempsford, Gloucestershire;Amwell, Hertfordshire;Balls Park, Hertfordshire;Bengeo, Hertfordshire;Gorhambury, Hertfordshire;Wigston Magna, Leicestershire;London;Canonbury, Middlesex;Clerkenwell, Middlesex;Binham, Norfolk;Coxford, Norfolk;East Raynham, Norfolk;Great Yarmouth, Norfolk;Helhoughton, Norfolk;Horsham St Faith, Norfolk;Langham, Norfolk;Morston, Norfolk;Oxwich with Pattesley, Norfolk;Raynham Hall, Norfolk;Stiffkey, Norfolk;Weasenham, Norfolk;Wellingham, Norfolk;West Rudham, Norfolk;Elkington, Northamptonshire;Tamworth, Staffordshire;Tettenhall, Staffordshire;Akenham, Suffolk;Great Thurlow, Suffolk;Kentford, Suffolk;Rendlesham, Suffolk;Flecknoe, Warwickshire;Lea Marston, Warwickshire;Wellesbourne, Warwickshire;Hannington, Wiltshire;Inglesham, Wiltshire;Ramsbury, Wiltshire;Risby, Yorkshire

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (50)

  • NRA 34374 Amalgamated Union of Building Trade Workers: Lichfield branch
  • NRA 43703 Armour-Brown family of Lichfield: papers incl papers of Eilidh Armour-Brown (nee Barnardo), artist link to online catalogue
  • NRA 44010 Burntwood Town Council
  • NRA 44228 Burton upon Trent Town lands and associated charities
  • NRA 8725 Burton-upon-Trent Borough link to online catalogue
  • NRA 42072 Derby Archdeaconry
  • NRA 18582 Eyam: plague probate records
  • NRA 43441 Fecknam's Charity, Lichfield link to online catalogue
  • NRA 8864 Hinckley, Birch & Exham, solicitors, Lichfield link to online catalogue
  • NRA 34381 Independent Order of Oddfellows, Manchester Unity: Lichfield (Dr Johnson) lodge link to online catalogue
  • NRA 14115 Johnson's Hat Shop, Lichfield
  • NRA 21143 Leek rural deanery
  • NRA 42061 Lichfield Afternoon Women's Institute link to online catalogue
  • NRA 36823 Lichfield Bower Committee
  • NRA 26635 Lichfield City Council
  • NRA 43440 Lichfield Civic Society link to online catalogue
  • NRA 17367 Lichfield Conduit Lands Trust link to online catalogue
  • NRA 29523 Lichfield dean and chapter link to online catalogue
  • NRA 17372 Lichfield deeds
  • NRA 7838 Lichfield Diocese link to online catalogue
  • NRA 23913 Lichfield, Diocese of, Girls' Friendly Society
  • NRA 43540 Lichfield District Arts Association link to online catalogue
  • NRA 34373 Lichfield: Dr Milley's Hospital
  • NRA 43541 Lichfield Gas Co link to online catalogue
  • NRA 26688 Lichfield Grammar School link to online catalogue
  • NRA 40704 Lichfield Magistrates Court link to online catalogue
  • NRA 14116 Lichfield Malting Company and Lichfield Brewery
  • NRA 34549 Lichfield Municipal Charities
  • NRA 43622 Lichfield Operatic Society link to online catalogue
  • NRA 43929 Lichfield Poor Law Union
  • NRA 26676 Lichfield Quarter Sessions link to online catalogue
  • NRA 17368 Lichfield Record Office: misc accessions
  • NRA 16678 Lichfield Rural District Council
  • NRA 23426 Lichfield Theological College
  • NRA 30931 Lichfield United Reformed Church link to online catalogue
  • NRA 6256 Mott family of Wall: family and estate papers
  • NRA 43702 Newtons College, Lichfield link to online catalogue
  • NRA 40482 Phoenix Club, Lichfield
  • NRA 42073 Salop Archdeaconry
  • NRA 42031 St John's Hospital, Lichfield
  • NRA 42074 Stafford Archdeaconry
  • NRA 29492 Staffordshire parishes
  • NRA 30290 Staffordshire schools
  • NRA 42075 Stoke-on-Trent Archdeaconry link to online catalogue
  • NRA 44230 Talbot & Co, solicitors, Burton upon Trent: client papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 41618 Tamworth and Lichfield Methodist circuits
  • NRA 42307 Tamworth Library: MS collections link to online catalogue
  • NRA 26685 Tamworth: Rawlet Trust
  • NRA 44229 Uttoxeter Urban District Council
  • NRA 34372 Winterton & Sons, auctioneers and valuers, Lichfield: field books link to online catalogue


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