Visiting the Derbyshire Record Office

Record Office New Street

Derbyshire Record Office is a joint service combining local studies and archives.

How to find us

Derbyshire Record Office
New Street

A map of our location in Matlock is attached to this page.

There's a car park on site, which includes three disabled spaces. If you're arriving by bike we have a cycle rack. For anyone travelling by bus or train you can get more information by visiting our public transport pages

Postal Address

Derbyshire Record Office
County Hall

Our opening hours are changing 

We are now open:
  • Weekdays between 9.30am and 5pm
  • Saturdays between 9.30am and 1pm
  • Closed Sundays and bank holidays.

From week beginning 5 June 2017 our new opening hours will be:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday to Friday: 9.30am - 5pm
  • Last Saturday of the month: 9.30am - 4pm
  • Closed Sundays and bank holidays

From June 2017 onwards we'll be open on the following Saturdays:

  • 24 June 2017
  • 29 July 2017
  • 26 August 2017
  • 30 September 2017
  • 28 October 2017
  • 25 November 2017
  • 30 December 2017

Before you visit

If you want to use a computer or microfilm for looking at newspapers, parish registers, census or GRO indexes, we strongly advise you to book a machine in advance.

For consulting books or archive material, it's not necessary to book a reader's space. If you want to pre-order up to three archival items before you arrive, use our catalogue (opens in a new window) to tell us the document numbers.

Please contact us, email: or tel: 01629 538347.

Related documents

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