We hold original records relating to:

º Derbyshire County Council, and our predecessor the County Quarter Sessions
º Urban/Rural District councils
º Hospitals and workhouses
º Police and local courts
º Schools and Further Education institutions
º All Anglican parishes in the Diocese of Derby, and of the diocese itself
º Other faith bodies, including nonconformist Christian denominations
º Derbyshire industries, businesses, societies, charities, estates, families and voluntary groups
º Manuscript and printed plans including estate plans, tithe and enclosure maps


Our local studies holdings include:

º Books, including county, town, and village histories (many listed on the separate library catalogue on www.derbyshire.gov.uk/libraries)
º Journals, from leadmining to family history
º Old trade and telephone directories
º Census 1841-1911, free via AncestryLibrary.com or on microfilm
º Old and modern Ordnance Survey and other mapping
º Photographs (largely reproduced on www.picturethepast.org.uk)


For more on our holdings, see Derbyshire Record Office Website and click on 'Leisure and Culture', then 'Record Office' or 'Local Studies'.

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