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Name of Library: Northamptonshire Record Office

Address: Wootton Hall Park, Northampton, NN4 8BQ

Town: Northampton

Telephone: 01604 762129

Fax: 01604 767562

E-mail: archivist@northamptonshire.gov.uk


Alternative names


Sarah Bridges

Job Title

County Archivist

Purpose and main user community of the library

The general public

Terms of access

Open to all without prior appointment

Opening hours

M 10.30-16.45; Tu, W 09.00-16.45; Th 09.00-19.45; F 09.00-16.15

Disabled access






Periodicals - Back Issues

Current Periodicals


Volumes added per year


Archive collection of an official (e.g. parish, diocesan, circuit) and a personal nature

Special Collections

William Law Library, Kingscliffe.

Guilsborough Grammar School Library


Papers of Rev. Thomas Jones (1752-1845) and Rev. Henry Bradford of Northampton, Baptist

minister 1883-1890. Theological papers, principally C17, amongst the Finch Hatton and Isham

mss. Papers of John Palmer, Archdeacon of Northampton, principally regarding

non-conformity in the county 1669-1679, in the Fermor Hesketh (Baker) collection.

Research resource

At parish level. Several family archives, such as Finch Hatton and Isham, are of international

importance over a wide range of subjects.

Catalogue Type

Card, volume

URL of catalogue

Photocopying subject to condition of document

Other facilities

Full Time Staff Yes

Part Time Staff

Voluntary Staff

Future plans


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