Records and archives
Flintshire Record Office preserves the county’s archival heritage by collecting, listing, storing and making available to the public, historic records of local interest and origin.
These pages describe the types of records held at Flintshire Record Office, how you can access them and what services are provided by the record office. If you don’t find the information you require please contact us.
To book a place in the searchroom, please telephone 01244 532364
Submit an enquiry about archives (will open an e-form)
This page contains general information about Flintshire Record Office including: what the Record Office does; what people use the Record Office for; and how to book an appointment.
This page contains information on the collections held at Flintshire Record Office; online indexes to records held at Flintshire Record Office; lists of records held at Flintshire Record Office; and links to external indexes.
Flintshire Record Office - contact details and opening hours
We welcome enquiries about the types of records we hold and we will advise you how they can be used in your research.
We will check our indexes and catalogues for resources that may be relevant to your research. However, if your enquiry could only be answered by looking at the documents themselves or would require a detailed search of the catalogues, we would ask you to visit us to carry out your research.
This page contains source guides which explain what sources are; what sort of information they contain; how this information can be used for research of various kinds; and how to access the sources at Flintshire Record Office. It also contains handling guidelines explaining how to handle fragile original documents.
Flintshire Record Office holds a wonderful collection of thousands of images, which offer an invaluable picture of the local history of the area. Here you will find a link to Flickr, showing a selection of images from the collections in our care.
On this page you will find updated details of any news and any events that may be taking place during the months ahead.
This page contains information on planning your visit to Flintshire Record Office including: opening times; booking in advance; ordering documents in advance; CARN readers' tickets; preparing for your visit; information for family historians; what to bring with you; refreshments; disabled access; how to find the Record Office; and overnight accommodation.
On this page you will find copies of Flintshire Record Office's policies.
Flintshire Record Office produces a range of publications including guides to records, local history books/booklets, maps, prints and postcards.
This page contains information on the services provided by Flintshire Record Office including microprinting, photocopying, digital photography, scanning and use of own cameras in the search room.
Archives are important as they contain all kinds of original documents and images that help us to learn about history and the past. Archives for Schools aims to make ‘history come alive’ by giving schools access to these original documents and images.
This page contains information on how to loan, donate or bequeath archival material to the Record Office.
This page contains information on how you can support Flintshire Record Office by joining the Friends of Clwyd Archives.