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Nottinghamshire County Council - Proud of our past, ambitious for our future

Nottinghamshire Archives is currently temporarily closed to the public.

Our enquiry service is still available to answer your questions and copies of many documents can be made.

Our research service can also carry out searches in the archives and provide information for you.

The Archives will reopen on 28 April 2015. Our Reopening Event will be held on 2 May.

Reprographic services

Copies of many archive documents can be made. Browse the list of services for details of availability and charges.

Certified CopiesCertified copies can be supplied of the following records: entries from parish registers: baptisms, marriages and burials entries from confirmation registers entries from court registers entries from school admission registers entries from vehicle licensing registers
Copies of pre-1858 probate willsStaff can provide copies of pre-1858 wills, inventories, admons, etc., which have been proved at a probate court and are held at Nottinghamshire Archives although please note that original documents can often be faded or damaged.  The best possible copying method and size (if requesting paper copies) will be used for each individual document.
Digital reprographics service Colour Digital reprographic orders will be processed as soon as possible whilst the office is closed. Completed orders can be posted with an additional £3.00 postage and handling, or at cost for large or overseas orders. Many documents which cannot be photocopied may be photographed. However, the following applies: very fragile, large or difficult items cannot be copied items...
Microfiche and microfilm copiesCopies of microfilm or microfiche can be purchased from the Archives for you to view with your own microfiche reader. Parish register microfiche for individual parishes (from the earliest entries down to c1950) can be supplied to members of the public. Other sources on microfiche or film may be available: please contact us to find out more.
Microfiche reader printer copies (by staff)Our staff are able to provide copies from microfiche. This service is available by post only.   We can provide five individual copies per order. The following microfiche can be copied: Parish registers: please supply the name of the parish (and the church for larger parishes) and the exact date Census: please supply the name of the village or town and the piece and...
Photocopying - by staffStaff can provide photocopies of original archives (subject to the restrictions listed below) and some finding aids.   Orders can be posted for an additional £2.00 postage and handling, or at cost for large or overseas orders. The following documents cannot be photocopied: fragile documents bound volumes large maps deeds or other items bearing seals large and/or...
Specialist photographyIt may be possible to undertake specialist photographic orders, not covered by the above options, through an external photographic firm. However, please contact us well in advance to discuss the options available and the related prices.
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