Archives links and addresses

There are a number of repositories closing due to budget cuts or relocating their archives to other buildings, so please check before setting off to ensure you don't have a wasted journey. 

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visit lancashire record officeLANCASHIRE RECORDS OFFICE   Bow Lane, Preston, PR1 2RE   Tel: 01772 533039Lancashire_archives_catalogue
Liverpool record officeLIVERPOOL RECORD OFFICE AND LOCAL HISTORY DEPARTMENT. Central Libraries, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EW  Tel: 0151 233 5817 .Liverpool_aarchives_catalogue


Maritime museumLIVERPOOL MARITIME MUSEUM. Albert Dock 
museum of wigan lifeTHE MUSEUM OF WIGAN LIFE, Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1NU.     Tel: 01942 828128 
museums archiveWIGAN & LEIGH ARCHIVES SERVICE,  Leigh Town Hall, WN7 2DY.  Tel: 01942 404430Wigan_archives_catalogue
St HelensST. HELENS LOCAL HISTORY & ARCHIVES LIBRARY Victoria Square,  WA10 1DY Tel: 01744-456952St_Helens_online_catalogue


knowsleyThe ARK (Knowsley Archives) The Kirkby Centre Kirkby. L32 8XY Tel: 0151 443 4365 / 4291Knowsley_online_catalogue


sefton archivesCROSBY LIBRARY Waterloo L22 0LQ 
halton librariesDETAILS OF RECORDS held at Halton area libraries 
warringtonTHE REFERENCE LIBRARY  Museum St, Warrington, WA1 1JB  Tel: 01925 442889Cheshire_online_catalogue


chesterCHESHIRE RECORD OFFICE  Duke St, Chester, CH1 1RL  Tel: 01244 972574Cheshire_online_catalogue
imageFAMILY HISTORY CENTRES, run by the Church of the Latter Day Saints. The logo is a link so that you can find a centre locally to you. Phone before you visit.