Southampton Archives

Organisation: Archive

Collections held: Courts, Police

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

Southampton SO14 7LY


Historic Buildings?

The Sea City Museum, part of SCC Arts and Heritage, is located in the old Magistrates Court Building in the Civic Centre and has a preserved court building; the Bargate (historic monument owned by SCC) was once a prison, as was God’s House Tower, another SCC historic monument.

Who can access the collection?

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

How big is the collection?

Documents: 1001-5000
Photographs: 501-1000
Objects: None
Artwork: None
Books/journals/magazines: 11- 100