Information on visiting The Record Office from 19th July 2021
We are looking forward to welcoming more people back to the Record Office. However the health & wellbeing of visitors and staff remain our key priority. We are therefore taking a more gradual approach to lifting our Covid safety measures. We continue to encourage the use of face coverings for visitors and staff. Visits are still by pre-booking only although unlimited items can now be ordered on demand again. Please see 'Book Your Visit' on our home page for revised booking procedures. Thank you for your patience whilst we implement our gradual reopening plan. UPDATE: The Record Office will be open on SATURDAY mornings 21 August, 4 September and 18 September. We will be CLOSED FOR STOCKTAKING from 25 September to 9 October (inclusive).
If you would like to order any items below by post, please contact us
Publications & CDs for sale at the Record Office
There are a number of items that can be purchased from the Record Office:
Maps & Plans
Leaflets and Handlists
Friends of The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland publications and CD indexes
All the information in the CDs has been taken from the records kept at the Record Office.
CD No.1: Nonconformist Baptisms 1706-c.1921 and Burials 1663-1978.
CD No.2: Leicester Poor Law Union Indexes to Admission and Discharge Records 1875-1921.
CD No.3: Leicestershire Workhouses Indexes to Admission & Discharge Records 1836-1912.
CD No.4: Leicestershire Criminal, Prison and Bastardy Records.
CD No. 5: Leicester and Leicestershire Licensing Records 1753-1936.
All the above CDs are available to purchase at £15 each. Further details are available
Occasional Papers No 1
Honest people but Destitute – the plight of Leicestershire’s Framework Knitters in the 1840’s by Jess Jenkins. 2005. £4.50
Occasional Papers No 2
Leicester’s Unemployed March to London 1905 by Jess Jenkins. 2005. £4.90
Occasional Papers No 3
The Russian War (Leicestershire and the Crimean War) by Robin Jenkins. £6
Occasional Papers No 4
Know Your Place (Maps at the Record Office) by Hilda Stoddart. £8
Occasional Papers No 5
The Burning Question. The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage in Leicestershire by Jess Jenkins £8
Occasional Paper No 6:
Buck’s South Prospect of Leicester – Print (size 71cm x 50cm/28″ x 20″) approx. £2.50
Record Office Publications
The Searcher No 1: Leicestershire at War 1938-1945 – £4.00
The Searcher No 2: Art & Architecture – £2.99
The Searcher No 3: History of Sport – £2.99
Family History Helpful Hints – £0.40 per set
Family Tree Charts- £1.50 each
Handlist of Parish Registers – £3.00 each
Leicestershire Admin Districts (1970’s plan) – £0.55p each
Plan of Welford Road Cemetery – £0.45p each
Sources for Family Historians – £0.35p per set