Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

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Town Hall
Church Street
S70 2TA


01226 773 950



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Open: Monday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 11-4

  • Book in advance
  • Wheelchair access
  • Readers ticket required

From 1 April 2015 the opening hours will be Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10-4, Tuesday 10-6.30

  • They offer full access to the Discovery Centre on Saturdays, but please order original documents in advance
  • On Sundays they offer reduced access. Their resources and original documents are not generally available, but you can access the reception area and find out more about their collections and services
  • Identification requirements: 2 forms of id required (at least one of which must include your address)
  • ARCHON code: 196

    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

    Collections information

    Businesses (87)

    Organisations (467)

    Diaries (27)

    Families (11)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (75)


    These are selected lists of new or additional collections that were aquired by this archive during a specific year. If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.

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