Herts Archives & Local Studies

Herts Archives & Local Studies Sharing Hertfordshire's Past

Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies tells the story of the county through maps, photographs, drawings, letters, diaries, accounts, newspapers, published material and more. But we’re not just for researchers, these original materials can be the springboard for all kinds of creative projects and practices, such as art, poetry, theatre and music.

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Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Register Office Block
County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford
SG13 8EJ

Telephone: 030 0123 4049
Email: hals.enquiries@hertfordshire.gov.uk
Website: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/hals

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CANCELLED Family Tree Detectives: Children&apos;s Lives / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-11-17T00:00:00Z">Tue 17 Nov 2020</span>CANCELLED Family Tree Detectives: Children's Lives / Tue 17 Nov 2020

CANCELLED Together we'll explore a huge range of records than can shed light on children's lives in the past. These include school records, Poor Law,...

CANCELLED Missing Ancestors / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-11-10T00:00:00Z">Tue 10 Nov 2020</span>CANCELLED Missing Ancestors / Tue 10 Nov 2020

CANCELLED A follow on sesson to Getting Started with Family History, this workshop helps you discover those tricky missing ancestors on your family t...

CANCELLED Getting Started with Family History / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-10-13T00:00:00Z">Tue 13 Oct 2020</span>CANCELLED Getting Started with Family History / Tue 13 Oct 2020

CANCELLED The Senior Librarian for Local Studies will guide you through the essential research resources for taking your first steps in family histor...

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Family Tree Detectives: How justice was delivered / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-10-14T00:00:00Z">Wed 14 Oct 2020</span>Family Tree Detectives: How justice was delivered / Wed 14 Oct 2020

Join us for an online workshop exploring how justice was delivered from the nation to the local level. We will be using MS Teams to deliver this ev...

Hertfordshire VJ Day Online Exhibition / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-12-01T00:00:00Z">Wed 01 Dec 2021</span>Hertfordshire VJ Day Online Exhibition / Wed 01 Dec 2021

On 15 August 1945, Japan surrendered and World War II finally came to a close. Thousands of Allied troops that had been captured and made Prisoners o...

Alchemy in the Archives 19 and 26 September 2020 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-09-27T00:00:00Z">Sun 27 Sep 2020</span>Alchemy in the Archives 19 and 26 September 2020 / Sun 27 Sep 2020

Alchemy in the Archives is a two-day online conference bringing together creative practitioners with heritage professionals in a bid to connect the di...