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Most records for Somersetshire (including the original parish registers for Bath) are held at the Somerset Record Office in Taunton - see below for details

Certain records for the City of Bath (such as court records, workhouse records, school records, property deeds, poor rate books) are held at the Bath Record Office together with microfiche copies of parish registers - see below for details

   
   
   
  SOMERSET RECORD OFFICE
  managed by Somersetshire County Council
   
  Address Somerset Record Office
Obridge Road
Taunton
TA2 7PU
   
  Telephone

(01823) 278805

  Fax (01823) 325402
  E-Mail archives@somerset.gov.uk
   
  Hours Mon 10:30 - 5:00
    Tue 9:00 - 5:00
    Wed 9:00 - 5:00
    Thu 9:00 - 5:00
    Fri 9:00 - 5:00
    Sat Alternate Saturdays (see list): 9:15 - 12:15
    Sun Closed
       
  Research £24 per hour
  Services  
   
  Web Site Contains summary information on location, services offered and archives held together with online access to over 300,000 catalogue entries
    Home Page
    Sources Held - set of summary guides to different holdings (parish registers, wills, school records, etc.) and more detailed information on parish registers held
    Research Services - summary guide to services offered
    Visiting Guide - brief guide to proof of identity requirements and facilities provided
    Directions - includes street map
    plus
    Online Catalogue Database containing over 300,000 catalogue entries which can be free text searched (shared with Bath Record Office)
     
   
   
  BATH RECORD OFFICE
  managed by the Bath & North East Somerset Council
   
  Address Bath & North East Somerset Record Office
Guildhall
High Street
Bath
BA1 5AW
   
  Telephone (01225) 477421
  Fax (01225) 477439
  E-Mail archives@bathnes.gov.uk
   
  Hours Mon Closed
    Tue 9:00 - 1:00 / 2:00 - 5:00
    Wed 9:00 - 1:00 / 2:00 - 5:00
    Thu 9:00 - 1:00 / 2:00 - 5:00
    Fri 9:00 - 1:00 / 2:00 - 4:30
    Sat Closed
    Sun Closed
   
  Research £24 per hour
  Services  
   
  Web Site Contains summary information on visiting, services offered and archives held
    Home Page
    Sources Held - comprehensive guide to holdings
    Research Services - guide to services provided
    Visiting Guide - brief guide to visiting the record office
    Directions - excellent guide to locating the record office, complete with detailed street map
    plus
    Online Catalogue Database containing over 300,000 catalogue entries which can be free text searched (shared with Somerset Record Office)
   
   
   
 
This page last updated: 23 November 2006