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Worcestershire Record Office is located in Worcester, England. It is part of the Heritage Services Division of the Adult and Community Services Directorate of Worcestershire County Council. The Worcestershire Record Office comprises three branches, two of which are open to the public: the County Hall branch and the Worcestershire Library & History Centre (or History Centre branch). The Corporate Information Management Unit is concerned with the management of records produced by Worcestershire County Council staff and is only open for use by members of the council. The record office collects, preserves and makes available records relating to the history of Worcestershire and its residents, dating from the 12th Century to the 21st Century.

Worcestershire had been among the first counties to establish a records committee in the 1890s, and a proposal to establish a county record office had been unsuccessful in 1938.[1] Worcestershire Record Office opened with E. H. Sargeant as the first County Archivist in 1947, situated at the Shire Hall in Worcester city. In the mid-1950s additional space was added with the acquisition of the St. Helen’s church (Fish Street, Worcester). In 1985 the Record Office moved to a purpose-built building located on the County Hall campus in Worcester. In 2001 the branch at St Helen’s was closed, and a new History Centre was opened on Trinity Street in the city. In July 2012 the Record Office and the History Centre moved to a new purpose built Worcester Library and History Centre, known as The Hive, Worcester.

More information on the Wikipedia page [1].

The website is [2]

The Wikipedia page on the county is [3].