Cheshire Archives and Local Studies: discover Cheshire's past

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies collects, protects and promotes interest in and the use of records and printed material relating to the historic county of Cheshire.

Latest News and events

  •  Cheshire Record Office is 30 years old. Read about the building's history (PDF 395KB).

  • Please note that  we are carrying out essential maintenance to our fire detection system. This may cause some disruption to our regular document production. To ensure minimal disruption please order documents in advance.
  • Archives and Local Studies Relocation. Read the report considered by Councillors of Chester West and Chester and Cheshire East Councils in January 2015
  • Have you seen The Cheshire Collection online with Find my Past?
  • WW1 Centenary. Events, exhibitions and activities in Cheshire East and West