Dorset History Centre

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Bridport Road
Dorchester
England
DT1 1RP

Telephone:

01305 250 550

Email:

archives@dorsetcc.gov.uk

Website:

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Open: Tuesday-Friday 9-5 (document retrieval 9-12.45, 2-4.30); every 1st & 3rd Saturday 9-4.30 (document retrieval 9-4)

Closed: Bank holidays, Easter Saturday

  • Member of CARN scheme
  • Wheelchair access
  • Research Service
  • Readers ticket required

Dorset History Centre houses the joint archives service for Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole, and the Dorset Local Studies Collection

  • There is a guide to parish registers on the website, and many catalogues of parishes, schools, estate and business archives are available at Access to Archives
  • ARCHON code: 31

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    Collections information

    Businesses (290)

    Organisations (1914)

    Persons (154)

    Diaries (51)

    Families (192)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (273)

    Accessions

    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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