Oldham Local Studies and Archives

Oldham Local Studies and Archives
84 Union St, Oldham
0161 770 4654
Region or country
England (North West)

Oldham Local Studies and Archives olds the archives for the town of Oldham. The archives are held at Union Street, Oldham, and run by Oldham Council. The archives date back to 1597 and include local authority records for the areas of Chadderton, Crompton, Failsworth, Lees, Oldham, Royton and Saddleworth.The archive covers an enormous range of subjects and activities including: Hospital records; Poor Law Union records; local authority records including Chadderton, Crompton, Failsworth, Lees, Oldham, Royton and Saddleworth; schools and education records; church and religious records; business records; solicitors and estate agents records; trade unions and associations records; Co-operative Society records; sports, entertainment and leisure records; personal, family and property records; society and association records; records of Oldham communities.

What can be found at the venue?
Records or archive
Significant collections relating to regional crime and punishment organisation or to a particular individual
The collection includes around 370 items of relating to crime and punishment including Coroners Court and police force records.
Does the venue have an online collections catalogue?
Details of opening for public access and / or research services
Use our online booking and registration form to secure a slot and order the documents, microfilm, pamphlets or maps etc you would like to see. No details given of research services
Accessibility and disability arrangements / Covid requirements
No details given around accessibility or facilities
Other connected heritage sites, museums or archives
None given
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