Friday, 20 December 2013

Dudley Archives and Local History Centre

From the Federation of Family History Societies (

New borough archives set to open in January (From Dudley News)

STAFF from the borough's archives and local history service have been working hard to get Dudley's state-of-the-art new archives centre ready for opening in January.

Based in Tipton Road, Dudley, the purpose-built eco-friendly facility which replaces the old Coseley Archives is set to open its doors to the public on Tuesday January 14 .

For more information visit

(With thanks to Beryl Evans)


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  1. One day I'd love to visit - my grandmother's family come from Dudley Parish area, with rather common surnames - Bunn, Whitehouse, Price, Smith. Sigh. I'll be looking for any possible resources there in the new year (online, email). Thanks for posting this info, Chris. Always helpful.