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The Record Office is CLOSED until further notice

Focusing on the health and wellbeing of our staff and customers is our top priority. In line with national guidance and government recommendations we have taken the decision to close the record office until further notice. We will not be able to undertake research or give collections advice at this time, but will endeavour to respond to any enquiries, if possible, but this service is dependent upon staff availability. We will put any further updates about the service on our website. We’re encouraging all our customers to stay safe in these unprecedented times by keeping up to date with the latest government guidance at www.gov.uk/coronavirus

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Leics Record Office @RecordOffice

6 days ago

We're delighted to announce our successful bid to appoint an archivist to catalogue the famous and fascinating Thomas Cook archive! Watch this space for more information. twitter.com/UKNatArcSector...

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What's On

Collecting the Crisis

31st March 2020 to 31st July 2020

Just like any other national event - such as a general election or the late referendum on membership of the EU - we need to collect material which will reflect the local impact and response. Therefore we are asking YOU to assist us in amassing…

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Latest news

Thomas Cook Comes Home

13th January 2020

When international travel company Thomas Cook collapsed in September 2019 an outcry about the fate...

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‘Making Better Citizens’

31st July 2019

Our current exhibition is ‘Making Better Citizens’. The 4th August 2019 marks exactly 75 years...

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New Thistleton Maps Available

3rd May 2019

Thanks to the generosity of our Friends of the Record Office, we have just acquired...

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