Archive collections and search

We hold approximately 7800 archive collections, occupying over two miles of shelving. Our archives date back to the twelfth century, and can help you research almost any aspect of Herefordshire's past.

Access to the records we hold is granted in compliance with the Freedom of Information Act, Data Protection Act and the Environmental Information Regulations.

Locate an item in the collections

Our online catalogue is currently being developed and will be available from the summer of 2018. In the meantime, you can search our general online index and separate indexes to our local history library and collection of wills.

Search the wills index

Search the Herefordshire Archive Service index

Search HARC's local history library catalogue

There may be restricted access to certain records that we hold. Please contact us to check that what you would like to see is available:

  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)1432 260750 
  • Address: Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre, Fir Tree Lane, Rotherwas, Hereford HR2 6LA