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Both the Staffordshire Record Office and Stoke on Trent City Archives are now temporarily closed.

Please sign up for our e-newsletter to get timely updates on changes to our services.

The Lichfield History Access Point is open by appointment and is now accepting bookings. 

Please follow this link for further information: Planning a Visit

The William Salt Library will remain closed to the public. 

This web page will be updated to reflect any service changes.


In addition to answering written enquiries (by email or letter), we are responding positively to requests for research and scanning and photography orders.

Enquiries for the William Salt Library and the County Museum should be sent to Staffordshire Record Office. We are also able to fulfil some customer orders for images.

Email: staffordshire.record.office@staffordshire.gov.uk


Staffordshire Record Office
c/o Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire Place 2
ST16 2DH


William Salt Library
c/o Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire Place 2
ST16 2DH

Email: stoke.archives@stoke.gov.uk


Stoke on Trent City Archives,
City Central Library,
Bethesda Street,


On-site volunteering is in place with limited numbers. We also continue to support our regular volunteers in working from home.

Online services

Alternative access to some collections is available by:

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