Online Indexes and Catalogues - information
There are three main online databases which you can search free of charge.
The Online Archive Catalogue enables you to search or browse detailed descriptions of our holdings, such as church and school records, some of the Hertfordshire Quarter Sessions catalogue and the collections of the Boards of Guardians (workhouses). We are regularly adding to the content.
Hertfordshire Names Online accesses many of our indexes to local and family history sources, such as pre-1837 marriages, wills, newspapers and magazines, tithe awards and records about the poor.
Access To Archives is a national website which allows you to explore some of the catalogues in our holdings, like our estate collections and Commission for New Towns. Click on the link under "external links" to search this website.
Please note that you cannot view the documents through the catalogues. If you find any items of interest, you can use the document reference numbers to pre-order a document to view in our Archive Reading Room or buy a copy from us.
- Search the Online Archive Catalogue
Select to search the catalogue
- Search Hertfordshire Names Online
Select to search family and local history sources
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