Gateway to the Past Partner Links

Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service

The Archive Service holds records relating to the historic county of Staffordshire. We have two record offices: Staffordshire Record Office and Stoke on Trent City Archives. For more information on what we do and the services we offer:

Please visit our main website

William Salt Library, Stafford

William Salt's original collection forms the basis of the Library's holdings. These comprise books, pamphlets, newspapers, manuscripts, watercolours, prints and photographs relating to the history of Staffordshire. Salt also collected items relating to religion and politics.

Visit the William Salt Library website.

Staffordshire County Museum

For more information on the County Museum Service, what we do and the services we offer:

Please visit our main website

Discovery

The National Archives 'Discovery' brings together catalogues from many archives across England and Wales. You may have known this formerly as the Access to Archives website. This searchable online catalogue includes descriptions of some collections we hold that do not yet appear on Gateway to the Past. It is also useful for searching collections held by other archives.

Visit Discovery on the National Archives website

Manorial Documents Register

Records of Staffordshire manors are now listed on the Manorial Documents Register.

Visit the Manorial Documents Register website

Staffordshire Pasttrack

Staffordshire Pasttrack brings together images of museum objects, photographs, artworks, prints and engravings, from both the Archives and Heritage Service, and generous private owners , who have made their photographs available.

Visit Staffordshire Pasttrack

Staffordshire Name Indexes

The Staffordshire Name Indexes website brings together archive indexes created by volunteer groups at Staffordshire Record Office and Stoke on Trent City Archives, and the former Lichfield Record Office, as well as indexes generously donated by a number of researchers

Visit Staffordshire Name Indexes

Findmypast

The Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service works with our commercial partner, Findmypast, to make images of the most heavily-used genealogical sources available online - parish registers, wills and probate, and marriage bonds.

Visit Findmypast

Other Useful Links

Birmingham Archives and Heritage

The former Staffordshire parishes of Handsworth and Harborne are now within the City of Birmingham.

Visit Birmingham Archives and Heritage website

Dudley Archives and Local History Centre

Part of the historic county of Staffordshire is now within the Borough of Dudley.

Visit Dudley Archives website

Sandwell Archives

Part of the historic county of Staffordshire is now within Sandwell Borough.

Visit Sandwell Archives website

Walsall Local History Centre

Part of the historic county of Staffordshire is now within Walsall Borough.

Visit Walsall Local History Centre website

Wolverhampton City Archives

Part of the historic county of Staffordshire is now within the City of Wolverhampton.

Visit Wolverhampton City Archives website

Black Country History

Black Country History is a catalogue of archives held by the City of Wolverhampton and the Boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall.

Visit Black Country History

The National Archives

For records of national government, including the armed services, and for information on archival collections across England and Wales. The site also has a wide range of very helpful research guides:

Visit The National Archives website

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