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13 hours ago

We're often so focused on what's written on documents that we don't think about how. Ancient records were written with quill pens which people had to make. We'll let you off making parchment and boiling ink, but why not have a go at making a quill pen? #Handwriting #Archive30 pic.twitter.com/iE70Lvl3I5

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The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland

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The Record Office will be closed from Friday for the Easter weekend. We'll reopen again on Tuesday 23rd April. Wishing all our followers and fans a lovely Easter!

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Past exhibition

Mind Your Manors

8th April 2019 to 1st June 2019

Our next exhibition is Mind Your Manors – a look at the fascinating history of manorial records and how they can help with local and family history research. Our recent project with the National Archives has added Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland to the online Manorial…

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Latest news

Easter Closure

18th April 2019

Please remember we are closed on Good Friday (19th April), Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday...

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Friends Annual General Meeting

4th April 2019

The Friends AGM will be held on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 from 7.30-9 pm at...

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Plans for a New Record Office

22nd March 2019

You may be aware that Leicestershire County Council recently approved the capital funds to move...

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