Barnsley Archives and Local Studies

Old photograph of a family on a picnic

Relaxed Openings: Fridays 2 Feb, 1 Mar & 5 Apr

Openings from 9.30am for a quieter experience when registering as a new user and familiarising yourself with the search room.

Free, drop in.

Behind the Scenes: Mon 26 Feb, 11am–12pm

Meet the archivist for a tour around our strongrooms to see how we look after the borough’s collections, hear about our conservation work and our plans for the future.

Free, booking recommended.

Family History Surgeries: Fri 26 Apr, 10.30am–3pm

Free one-to-one 30-minute sessions for a beginner’s guide to family history, introducing you to various online resources such as the Ancestry, Findmypast and British Newspaper Archive websites.

Free, booking essential. Call 01226 773950