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Name of Library: Berkshire Record Office

Address: 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, Berks. RG1 6AF

Town: Reading

Telephone: 0118 901 5132

Fax: 0118 901 5131

E-mail: arch@reading.gov.uk

Website: http://www.berkshirerecordoffice.org.uk

Alternative names


Job Title

County Archivist

Purpose and main user community of the library

Public archives service for Berkshire.

Terms of access

By appointment. Reader's ticket required.

Opening hours

Tu,W 09.00-17.00, Th 09.00-21.00, F 09.00-16.30.

Disabled access





Periodicals - Back Issues

Current Periodicals


Volumes added per year

  Records of Community of St John Baptist, 1849-1993 (including records of the House of Mercy, Clewer, and homes, schools and hospitals set up by the Community)

Special Collections


Anglican Parish records, Archdeaconry of Berkshire, C16-present.

Berkshire Archdeaconry records, C16-19.

Rural deanery records, C19-present.

Records of Protestant nonconformity in Berkshire, C17-present

Research resource

Study of local religious life.

Catalogue Type

Card; paper lists of mss.

URL of catalogue


Other facilities
  Photocopying, subject of condition , size, etc. of item.

Full Time Staff Yes

Part Time Staff

Voluntary Staff

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