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Gloucestershire Archives

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Very useful and interesting

As a local I have used the Archives many times, researching items of local interest. The staff are... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Kenneth H
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Lovely helpful staff. Lots of fascinating info

This is a great resource. Really user friendly, and peaceful place to research all sorts of... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2015
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 26, 2016
“Very useful and interesting”
May 22, 2016
“Helpful staff and large resource base”
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

As a local I have used the Archives many times, researching items of local interest. The staff are extremely helpful and go out of their way to advise and assist customer in their quest for knowledge. I think it is a very valuable assets for...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Visited the Gloucestershire Archives last week to pursue my Family History research in the area. Not knowing that county in great detail this was an excellent start point to better understand what material is available. Friendly and knowledgeable staff provided good guidance and assistance throughout...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is a great resource. Really user friendly, and peaceful place to research all sorts of interesting bits and pieces.

Thank 426cath
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Excellent facilities and the staff are great. It does get busy at times. Well organised, very interesting. We went on a tour of the facilities last year in September Open Doors and found the whole thing fascinating. With so many programmes on this subject now,...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Brilliant staff and so helpful. Local history of every aspect including LGBT. Staff to be applauded for the help and foresight

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Huge archive, we have traced back to 1543,of historical documents and one of the best preserved collections in Britain.

Thank squirrelsnuts
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Hard to look at Gloucester Archives as an "attraction" in the same way as being compelled to visit the Cathedral or one of Gloucester's endless wonderful hstorical buildings. Nevertheless it is interesting to discover the Archives are very highly rated as such and deservedly so....More

Thank IJS251
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Great for doing family research if your ancestors come from Gloucestershire. Staff are excellent and very helpful in assisting.

Thank glopaul
Reviewed 19 September 2013

We were impressed by the helpful staff who assisted us in finding a Marriage certificate of my Great Great Grandparents dated 1842. We then visited the Church where they were married. Plan to visit and spend more time to discover more about my ancestors.

Thank Marilyn G
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