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  CHESHIRE & CHESTER ARCHIVES & LOCAL STUDIES SERVICE
  managed by Cheshire County Council
   
  Address Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies Service,
Cheshire Record Office,
Duke Street,
Chester,
Cheshire.
CH1 1RL.
   
  Telephone (01244) 602574
  Fax (01244) 603812
  E-Mail recordoffice@cheshire.gov.uk
   
  Hours Mon 1:00 - 5:00
    Tue 9:00 - 5:00
    Wed 9:00 - 5:00
    Thu 9:00 - 5:00
    Fri 9:00 - 5:00
    Sat Every 3rd Saturday in month only: 9:00 - 4:00
    Sun Closed
    The searchroom is closed every year for the first week in December
       
  Research First hour - £20; subsequent half hours - £9
  Services  
   
  Web Site Well organised and comprehensive site with helpful online search facilities
    Home Page
    Sources Held - summary guide
    Research Services - guide to services on offer plus link to application form
    Visiting Guide - index to comprehensive guide on visiting the record office
    Directions - excellent map provided
    plus
    Online Wills Database covering probate documents proved at Chester for the years 1492 to 1940 and containing over 130,000 entries (name, residence, occupation, date of probate)
    plus
    Online Catalogue of archives held at the record office (which can be browsed or searched)
    plus
    Guide to Cheshire Sources with addresses and web site links
   
   
   
   
 
This page last updated: 21 January 2006