Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

Organisation: Archive

Collections held: Courts, Police, Prisons

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

We house the Quarter sessions and Magistrates Courts’ records from Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland as well as the records of the Police of both Leicestershire and Rutland counties and the Borough of Leicester. We also have records of several historic gaols as well as part of the current Leicester Prison archive.

Long Street, Wigston LE18 2AH


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

Who can access the collection?

External (public), Registered users, Online access (catalogue only)

How big is the collection?

Documents: Unknown
Photographs: Unknown
Books/journals/magazines: 101- 500