Derbyshire Archives and Libraries

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Derbyshire Wiki Topics
Flag of Derbyshire.png
Beginning Research
Record Types
Derbyshire Background
Local Research Resources

Record Offices[edit | edit source]

Derbyshire Record Office[edit | edit source]

Derbyshire Record Office
New St.
Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3FE UK
Telephone: 1629 538347
Website: Derbyshire Record Office

The Derbyshire Record Office combines both the archives and local studies services, bringing Derbyshire's fascinating past to life for residents, visitors and students.
The Derbyshire County Council has a Derbyshire Record Office blog.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Derby Local Studies and Family History Library[edit | edit source]

Derby Local Studies and Family History Library
Riverside Chambers
Full St.
Derby, Derbyshire DE1 3AF UK
Telephone: 1332 642240
Website: Derby Local Studies Library

The Local Studies library is your place to research local and family history.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Derby Museum and Art Gallery[edit | edit source]

Derby Museum and Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby, Derbyshire DE1 1BS UK
Telephone: 01332 641901
Website: Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Derby Museum and Art Gallery was established in 1879, along with Derby Central Library. The collection includes a gallery displaying many paintings by Joseph Wright of Derby; there is also a large display of Royal Crown Derby and other porcelain from Derby and the surrounding area. Further displays include archaeology, natural history, geology and military collections. The Art Gallery was opened in 1882.

For a long list of Derbyshire museums, go to List of museums in Derbyshire in Wikipedia.