Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Lichfield Record Office earmarked for possible closure

From Beryl Evans at the Federation of Family History Societies (www.ffhs.org.uk):

PLANS to close Lichfield Record Office and re-home all the county’s archives into a single centre in Stafford are being “explored”.

Staffordshire County Council said the move would save £75,000 on costs such as property maintenance and has launched an online consultation.

See www.lichfieldmercury.co.uk/History-buffs-dismay-plans-close-Lichfield-Record/story-20414726-detail/story.html

(With thanks to Beryl)


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