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Records for the Barnsley district are held at the Barnsley Archives - see below for contact details

Records for the Doncaster district are held at the Doncaster Archives - see below for contact details

Records for the Rotherham district are held at the Rotherham Archives - see below for contact details

Records for the city of Sheffield and, in some cases, for parts of the whole of South Yorkshire are held at the Sheffield Archives - see below for contact details

Click here to see the list of county record offices for the whole of Yorkshire

   
   
   
  BARNSLEY ARCHIVES
  managed by Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
   
  CONTACT
  Address Barnsley Archives and Local Studies, Town Hall, Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2TA
  Telephone (01226) 773950
  E-Mail Archives@barnsley.gov.uk
   
  ACCESS
  Opening Hours see Opening Hours on Home Page
  Entry Access all new visitors are asked to complete a user registration form. As part of the registration process, please bring along two official proofs of identity (at least one of which must include your address) - acceptable forms of identification include driving licence, passport, utility bill and credit card
  Visiting Guide see Visiting Us page
  Directions see street map provided by Bing
   
  SOURCES HELD
  Summary see Our Collections page
  Online Catalogue see National Archives Access to Archives  web site
   
  WEB SITE
  Access Home Page
  Content Poor - only minimal information provided on visiting the archives and its collections
  Navigation Little to navigate
   
   
   
  DONCASTER ARCHIVES
  managed by Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
   
  CONTACT
  Address Doncaster Archives, King Edward Road, Balby, Doncaster, DN4 0NA
  Telephone (01302) 859811
  E-Mail doncaster.archives@doncaster.gov.uk
   
  ACCESS
  Opening Hours see Opening Times at the bottom of the Introduction to the Archives page
  Entry Access proof of name and address required on first visit in order to obtain a readers ticket
  Visiting Guide see Access to Records page
  Directions see Street Map provided by streetmap.co.uk
  Postal Research fee based research service provided - contact record office for details
   
  SOURCES HELD
  Summary see Family and Local History Alphabet page within the record office's website for index to a series of guides to different genealogical archives (parish registers, apprenticeship records, manorial records, etc.)
  Online Catalogue see Welcome to Doncaster Archives Online Catalogue page
    see National Archives Access to Archives  web site
   
  COPYING DOCUMENTS
  Photocopying staff only for permitted documents - 20p per A4 copy, 40p per A3 copy
  Repro Services photographic reproduction service available - contact record office for details
  Own Photos permitted - use of flash and tripods allowed - no charge
  Microform no microform reader-printer provided
   
  WEB SITE
  Access Home Page
  Content comprehensive on the record office's holdings
  Navigation  
   
   
   
   
  ROTHERHAM ARCHIVES
  managed by Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
   
  CONTACT
  Address Archives and Local Studies, Clifton Park Museuum, Clifton Lane, Rotherham, S65 2AA
  Telephone (01709) 336632
  E-Mail archives@rotherham.gov.uk
   
  ACCESS
  Opening Hours see Opening Hours within the Home Page
  Entry Access visitors are required to sign in the visitor's book
  Visiting Guide no information provided on the record office's web site other than brief note on booking within Home Page
  Directions see street map provided by Multimap
  Postal Research fee based research service provided - see Research Services page within the record office's web site for details
   
  SOURCES HELD
  Summary see Family History page for index to summaries on different holdings (parish registers, newspapers, etc.)
  Online Catalogue see National Archives Access to Archives  web site
   
  COPYING DOCUMENTS
  Photocopying staff only for permitted documents
  Repro Services photographic reproduction service available - contact record office for details 
  Own Photos at discretion of staff - use of flash not allowed - tripods permitted - no charge
  Microform microform reader-printer available (book in advance) - 40p per A4 printout, 60p per A3 printout
   
  WEB SITE
  Access Home Page
  Content limited on both visiting the record office and its holdings
  Navigation adequate for the limited information provided
   
   
   
   
  SHEFFIELD ARCHIVES
  managed by Sheffield City Council
   
  CONTACT
  Address Sheffield Archives, 52 Shoreham Street, Sheffield, S1 4SP
  Telephone (0114) 203 9395
  E-Mail archives@sheffield.gov.uk
   
  ACCESS
  Opening Hours see Opening Hours page within the record offices's web site
  Entry Access two proofs of identity (including at least one with address) required to obtain readers ticket
  Visiting Guide see Visiting Us page within the record office's web site
  Directions see How to Find Us page
  Postal Research fee based research service provided - see Research Service page within the record office's web site for details
   
  SOURCES HELD
  Summary see Collections page within the record office's web site
  Online Catalogue see National Archives Access to Archives  web site
   
  COPYING DOCUMENTS
  Photocopying staff only for permitted documents - 30p per A4 copy, 50p per A3 copy
  Repro Services photographic reproduction service available - see Copying Services page
  Own Photos permitted - use of flash and tripod by prior arrangement only - no charge
  Microform microform reader-printer available - 20p per A4 printout, 50p per A3 printout
   
  WEB SITE
  Access Home Page
  Content comprehensive on both visiting the record office and its holdings
  Navigation clear navigation within a refreshingly clean and uncluttered layout
   
   
 
This page last updated: 21 January 2014