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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Hertfordshire&apos;s Masonic Connection (online event) / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-03-09T00:00:00Z">Wed 09 Mar 2022</span>Hertfordshire's Masonic Connection (online event) / Wed 09 Mar 2022

This talk delves into the history of Freemasonry and its connection to Hertfordshire that has existed since the mid-18th century, whilst exploring som...

Protest and Change: Hertfordshire people taking a stand online / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-02-24T00:00:00Z">Thu 24 Feb 2022</span>Protest and Change: Hertfordshire people taking a stand online / Thu 24 Feb 2022

In the half century since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England, views and laws have shifted. Join us online for this talk as we ...

Do, Make &amp; Mend: pin cushions / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2022-02-18T00:00:00Z">Fri 18 Feb 2022</span>Do, Make & Mend: pin cushions / Fri 18 Feb 2022

We'll be learning about zero waste living in the past and making pin cushions from recycled materials. All welcome! All materials and equipment suppl...

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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. ...