Search the Record Office Guide
How to search
The guide covers every type of record we hold, from schools and voluntary organisations to businesses and religious groups.
There are three ways to search it:
By type of record
The guide works best when you combine these types of search, for instance:
Searching Record Type “Schools” and Place Name “Chesterfield” will bring up a list of records we hold relating to schools in Chesterfield.
If you are searching for Lumford Mill try Record Type “Business – Manufacturing, Sub Record Type “Textile Manufacturer” and Place Name “Bakewell”.
After searching, you can find out more about a record type by clicking on it, for example, what were Petty Sessions and what period do the records cover.
Please contact us if you need help using the guide. Alternatively, you can download the documents on this page for more detailed instructions.