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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Living Amongst Strangers / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-28T00:00:00Z">Tue 28 Sep 2021</span>Living Amongst Strangers / Tue 28 Sep 2021

Emigration and immigration records for family historians (online) In this session, we will be looking at records that tell the story of your family...

Memories are Made of This / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-27T00:00:00Z">Mon 27 Sep 2021</span>Memories are Made of This / Mon 27 Sep 2021

Old documents and treasures are wonderful, but so often kept out of sight in boxes and drawers. Join us for this craft workshop where we will be makin...

Open Day (in person at HALS ) Afternoon session / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-09-24T00:00:00Z">Fri 24 Sep 2021</span>Open Day (in person at HALS ) Afternoon session / Fri 24 Sep 2021

Find out all about Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies at our Open Day, programme below. Please note this is a different programme to the online Op...

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LGBTQ History Month / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-03-01T00:00:00Z">Mon 01 Mar 2021</span>LGBTQ History Month / Mon 01 Mar 2021

February is LGBTQ+ History Month and Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies have created an online exhibition to celebrate. Read about LGBTQ+ figu...

Getting started with your Caribbean family history / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-03-17T00:00:00Z">Wed 17 Mar 2021</span>Getting started with your Caribbean family history / Wed 17 Mar 2021

Interested in researching your Caribbean ancestry but don't know where to start? Take the plunge at this online introductory session with our expert....

Researching the history of your house / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2021-03-04T00:00:00Z">Thu 04 Mar 2021</span>Researching the history of your house / Thu 04 Mar 2021

Join us for an informal online introduction to the principal sources used to research the history of your house, led by our Local Studies Librarian. ...