Renfrewshire Archives and Libraries

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For a list of archives and libraries on the national level, go to the Scotland Archives and Libraries page.

Archives[edit | edit source]

East Renfrewshire Archives
Williamwood High School
Eaglesham Rd
Clarkston G76 8RF UK
Telephone: 0141 577 3059
Email: craig.geddes@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: East Renfrewshire Archives

The archives are stored in the records store at Williamwood High School. We hold the historic records of several of our previous local authorities, and of various other local organisations of historical interest.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Inverclyde Council[edit | edit source]

Central Library
Wallace Place
Greenock PA15 1JB UK
Telephone: 01475 712323
Email: library.central@inverclyde.gov.uk
Website: Central Library

Gourock Library
9 Kempock Place
Gourock, Inverclyde PA19 1QU UK
Telephone: 01475 712340
Website: Gourock Library

Inverclyde Heritage Hub
75-81 Cathcart Street
Greenock PA15 1DE UK
Telephone: 01475 715628
Email: heritagehub@inverclyde.gov.uk
Website: Inverclyde Heritage Hub

Inverkip & Weymss Bay Library
Inverkip Community Hub
Main Street
Inverkip PA16 0FZ UK
Telephone: 01475 715676
Email: library.inverkip@inverclyde.gov.uk
Website: Inverkip & Weymss Bay Library

Kilmacolm Library
13 Lochwinnoch Road
Kilmacolm PA13 4LE UK
Telephone: 01475 715621
Email: Library.Kilmacolm@inverclyde.gov.uk
Website: Kilmacolm Library

Port Glasgow Library
Fore St
Port Glasgow PA14 5EG UK
Telephone: 01475 715629
Email: library.portglasgow@inverclyde.gov.uk
Website: Port Glasgow Library

South West Library
Barr’s Cottage
Greenock PA16 9HG UK
Telephone: 01475 715667
Email: library.southwest@inverclyde.gov.uk
Website: South West Library

Watt Library
9 Union Street
Greenock PA16 8JH UK
Telephone: 01475 715628
Email: library.watt@inverclyde.gov.uk
Website: Watt Library

Renfrewshire[edit | edit source]

Barrhead Foundry Library
Main Street
Barrhead G78 1SW UK
Telephone: 0141 580 1174
Email: barrhead.library@ercultureandleisure.org
Website: Barrhead Foundry Library

Bishopton Library
11 Greenock Road
Bishopton PA7 5JW UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Bishopton Library

Bridge Of Weir Library
Cargill Hall
Lintwhite Crescent
Bridge of Weir PA11 3LJ UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Bridge Of Weir Library

Busby Community Library
Main Street
Busby G76 8DX UK
Telephone: 0141 577 4971
Email: busby.library@ercultureandleisure.org
Website: Busby Community Library

Clarkston Library
Clarkston Rd
Clarkston G76 8NE UK
Telephone: 0141 577 4972
Email: clarkston.library@ercultureandleisure.org
Website: Clarkston Library

Eaglesham Library
Montgomerie Hall
Gilmour St
Eaglesham G76 0LH UK
Telephone: 0141 577 3932
Email: eaglesham.library@ercultureandleisure.org
Website: Eaglesham Library

Erskine Library
Bridgewater Place
Erskine PA8 7AA UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Erskine Library

Ferguslie Park Library
The Tannahill Centre
Blackstoun Road
Paisley PA3 1NT UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Ferguslie Park Library

Foxbar Library
Ivanhoe Place
Paisley PA2 0JZ UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Foxbar Library

Giffnock Library
Station Rd
Giffnock G46 6JF UK
Telephone: 0141 577 4976
Email: giffnock.library@ercultureandleisure.org
Website: Giffnock Library

Glenburn Library
Fairway Avenue
Paisley PA2 8DX UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Glenburn Library

Johnstone Library
Church Street
Johnstone PA5 8FA UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Johnstone Library

Linwood Library
Bridge Street
Linwood PA3 3DB UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Linwood Library

Lochwinnoch Library
Old School
49A High Street
Lochwinnoch PA12 4AB UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Lochwinnoch Library

Mearns Library
45 Mackinlay Pl
Newton Mearns G77 6EZ UK
Telephone: 0141 577 4979
Email: mearns.library@ercultureandleisure.org
Website: Mearns Library

Neilston Library
Main Street
Neilston G78 3NN UK
Telephone: 0141 577 4981
Email: neilston.library@ercultureandleisure.org
Website: Neilston Library

Netherlee Library
Netherlee Pavillion
Linnpark Avenue
Netherlee G44 3PG UK
Telephone: 0141 637 5102
Email: netherlee.library@ercultureandleisure.org
Website: Netherlee Library

Paisley Central Library
68 High Street
Paisley PA1 2BB UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Paisley Central Library

Ralston Library
Community Centre
Allanton Avenue
Paisley PA1 3BL UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Ralston Library

Renfrew Library
Paisley Road
Renfrew PA4 8LJ UK
Telephone: 0300 3001188
Email: libraries.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Renfrew Library

Thornliebank Library
1 Spiersbridge Road
Thornliebank G46 7JS UK
Telephone: 0141 577 4983
Email: thornliebank.library@ercultureandleisure.org
Website: Thornliebank Library

Uplawmoor Library
Mure Hall
Tannoch Road
Uplawmoor G78 4AD UK
Telephone: 01505 850564
Email: uplawmoor.library@ercultureandleisure.org
Website: Uplawmoor Library

For a list of Renfrewshire libraries, go to List of libraries in Scotland in Wikipedia. Scroll down to Renfrewshire. The parishes in historic Renfrewshire are listed in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.

Museums[edit | edit source]

McLean Museum and Art Gallery
15 Kelly Street
Greenock PA16 8JX UK
Telephone: 01475 715624
Email: museum@inverclyde.gov.uk
Website: McLean Museum and Art Gallery

Paisley Museum
High Street
Paisley PA1 2BA UK
Telephone: 0300 300 1210
Email: ram.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Paisley Museum

Renfrew Museum
Renfrew Cross
Renfrew PA4 8PF UK
Telephone: 0300 300 1210
Email: ram.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: Renfrew Museum

For a list of Renfrewshire museums, go to List of museums in Scotland in Wikipedia. Scroll down to Renfrewshire. The parishes in historic Renfrewshire are listed in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.