Derby Local Studies and Family History Library

Organisation: Public Library

Collections held: Courts, Police

Dates: 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949

Our online catalogue can be found here:

Some full-text digitised copies of items from our collection, including some of our crime and punishment related material is available here:
Derby Crime and Punishment

Full Street, Derby DE1 3AF


Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?

Historic Buildings?

We occupy part of the old Magistrates Courts building including the old courtroom and police cells.

Who can access the collection?

External (public), Online access (catalogue only), Online (digital records)

How big is the collection?

Documents: 11-100
Photographs: 11- 100
Objects: None
Artwork: None
Books/journals/magazines: 101- 500

Photo credits

Images courtesy of Derby Local Studies and Family History Library