Herts Archives & Local Studies

Herts Archives & Local Studies Sharing Hertfordshire's Past

Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies tells the story of the county through maps, photographs, drawings, letters, diaries, accounts, newspapers, published material and more. But we’re not just for researchers, these original materials can be the springboard for all kinds of creative projects and practices, such as art, poetry, theatre and music.

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Hertford

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Register Office Block
County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford
SG13 8EJ

Telephone: 030 0123 4049
Email: hals.enquiries@hertfordshire.gov.uk
Website: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/hals

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Next steps in family history - missing ancestors (online) / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-07-12T00:00:00Z">Tue 12 Jul 2022</span>Next steps in family history - missing ancestors (online) / Tue 12 Jul 2022

Some of our ancestors can be difficult to find : join us at this online session where we will explore some of the sources that can help you track down...

A day to remember: Celebrate the Queen&apos;s Platinum Jubilee / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-20T00:00:00Z">Fri 20 May 2022</span>A day to remember: Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee / Fri 20 May 2022

Join us for tea and cake to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's connection to Hertfordshire, and view original documents. Share your memories of previous jubi...

Getting started withGetting starte family history (online event) / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-05-10T00:00:00Z">Tue 10 May 2022</span>Getting started withGetting starte family history (online event) / Tue 10 May 2022

Have you always wanted to try researching your family tree but didn’t know how to begin? Join us at this session where we will introduce you to the b...

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LGBTQ History Month / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-03-01T00:00:00Z">Mon 01 Mar 2021</span>LGBTQ History Month / Mon 01 Mar 2021

February is LGBTQ+ History Month and Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies have created an online exhibition to celebrate. Read about LGBTQ+ figu...

Getting started with your Caribbean family history / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-03-17T00:00:00Z">Wed 17 Mar 2021</span>Getting started with your Caribbean family history / Wed 17 Mar 2021

Interested in researching your Caribbean ancestry but don't know where to start? Take the plunge at this online introductory session with our expert....

Researching the history of your house / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-03-04T00:00:00Z">Thu 04 Mar 2021</span>Researching the history of your house / Thu 04 Mar 2021

Join us for an informal online introduction to the principal sources used to research the history of your house, led by our Local Studies Librarian. ...