Staffordshire Record Office

Free to all

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service's 7,000-plus collections of records cover over 1,000 years of history.

Over five miles of shelving house records of the county's history, and enable research into a multitude of subjects, including family history, local and community history, and social and economic history.

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Staffordshire Record Office

Eastgate Street, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2LZ
01785 278379

Free to all

Opening times

Tue-Fri, 10.00am – 4.00pm Sat, 9am – 1pm (3rd Saturday of the month only)

Exclusions and safety measures

Social distancing and hygiene have been put in place for your safety. A limited number of research spaces is available. Visits are by appointment only, with timed arrival slots. Documents must also be requested in advance.

Please email to make an appointment or discuss your research.

Closed on Sunday, Monday, bank holidays, most Saturdays


We are planning to redevelop the site in 2022-2023 to create the Staffordshire History Centre. This is subject to a successful funding bid. Please check our website for further details.

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