Bolton Library and Museum Services

Useful addresses for family researchers

A list of useful regional and national resources for information relating to Family history

Bolton Family History Society

Secretary Mrs Barbara Owen
47 Laburnum Park
Bradshaw
Bolton
BL2 3BX

Telephone: 01204 309 515
E-mail: b.owen225@btinternet.com

Bury Reference Library

Central Library
Manchester Road
Bury,
BL9 ODG

Telephone: 0161 253 5871
E-mail: information@bury.gov.uk

Bury Archive Service

Edwin Street
Off Crompton Street
Bury
BL9 OAS

Telephone 0161 797 6697
E-mail: archives@bury.gov.uk

Chorley Family History Centre (L.D.S. Church)

Preston Temple
Temple Way
Chorley
Lancs.

Telephone: 01257 226145

Family Records Centre

Myddleton Street
London
EC1

Census and General Enquiries

Telephone: 020 8392 5300
E-mail: frc@nationalarchives.gov.uk

General Enquiries regarding certificates

Telephone: 0845 603 7788
E-mail: certificate.services@ons.gsi.gov.uk


www.familyrecords.gov.uk/frc/default.htm

Independent Methodist Boardroom

95 Orrell Road
Lamberhead Green
Wigan

Telephone: 01942 223526

Lancashire Record Office

Bow Lane
Preston
Lancs.
PR1 2RE

Telephone 01772 533039
E-mail: record.office@ed.lancscc.gov.uk

www.lancashire.gov.uk/education/record%5Foffice/

Manchester Archives & Local Studies

Central Library
St Peter's Square
Manchester
M2 5PD

Telephone: 0161 234 1979 (Local Studies) or 0161 234 1980 (Archives)
E-mail: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk

www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries/arls

National Archives

Ruskin Avenue
Kew
Richmond
Surrey.

Telephone: 020 8876 3444
E-mail: enquiry@nationalarchives.gov.uk

www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Oldham Local Studies Library

84 Union Street
Oldham
Lancashire
OL1 1DN

Telephone: 0161 911 4654
E-mail: archives@oldham.gov.uk

Probate Registry

9th Floor
Astley House
Quay Street
Manchester
M3 4AT

Rawtenstall Family History Centre (L.D.S. Church)

Haslingden Road
Rawtenstall
Lancs.

Telephone: 01706 213460

Registrar (Bolton & District)

Mere Hall
Merehall Street
Bolton
BL1 2QT

Telephone: 01204 331185

Rochdale Local Studies Library

Touchstones
Rochdale
The Esplanade
Rochdale
OL16 1AQ

Telephone: 01706 864915
E-mail:localstudies@rochdale.gov.uk

Salford City Archive Service

For further details contact Salford Local History Library:

Salford Local History Library

Peel Park
Salford
M5 4WU

Telephone: 0161 736 2649
E-mail: local.history@salford.gov.uk

www.salford.gov.uk/leisure/museums/lhlibrary.htm

Stockport Local Heritage Library

Stockport Central Library
Wellington Road South
Stockport
SK1 3RS

Telephone: 0161 474 4530
E-mail: localheritage.library@stockport.gov.uk

Tameside Local Studies Library

Tameside Central Library
Old Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
Tameside
OL6 7SG

Telephone: 0161 342 4242
E-mail: localstudies.library@tameside.gov.uk

Trafford Local Studies Centre

Sale Public Library
Sale Waterside
Sale
M33 7ZF

Telephone: 0161 912 3013
E-mail: libraries@trafford.gov.uk

Wigan Archive Service

Town Hal
Leigh
Wigan
WN7 2DY
Telephone: 01942 404430
E-mail: heritage@wiganmbc.gov.uk

Wigan History Shop

Rodney Street
Wigan
WN1 1DG
Telephone: Reception Desk 01942 828128 or Family/Local History 01942 828020
E-mail: heritage@wlct.org