Herefordshire Archive and Record Centre

Organisation: Archive

Collections held: Courts, Police, Prisons

Dates: Before 1700, 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present

The collection includes: Coroners' records, Constabulary records, Hereford City Quarter sessions, Hereford City Petty sessions, Hereford County Quarter sessions, Hereford County Petty sessions & Magistrates Court records.

Dioceses Records: The Diocese of Hereford covers parishes in Herefordshire, South Shropshire, and parts of Worcestershire, Monmouthshire and Powys Court books (instance) 1491-1636, 1662-1829. Instance cases were those brought by one lay person against another. Court books (office), 1407-1639, 1662-1882. Office cases were brought by the church authorities against an individual (lay or clergy)

Fir Tree Lane, Rotherwas Industrial Estate HR2 6LA, United Kingdom


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

Locally produced pamphlet: The County Record Office Story, published 1973

Who can access the collection?

Registered users

How big is the collection?

Documents: 5001-10,000
Photographs: 11- 100
Objects: None
Artwork: None
Books/journals/magazines: None

Photo credits

Herefordshire Archive and Record Centre