Sunday, 19 October 2014

Devon Heritage Centre access restrictions

Some news for anyone who may be wishing to do research in Devon Heritage Centre (


Shelving installation work is due to commence in our Exeter office w/c 3 November 2014. We will endeavour to keep disruption to a minimum but please be advised that there will be some restrictions on access to collections stored in the affected areas from 28 October until the beginning of December 2014.

The main collections to which restrictions will apply are as follows:

Phase 1 (28 Oct – 18 Nov)

Quarter Sessions papers, 1866 - 1940
EDRO Deposits 46/1 – 77/11
EDRO Deposits Z1 – Z19
Poor Law Union records
School records
Parish volumes

Phase 2 (18 Nov – 9 Dec)

Exeter City Archives rolls & legal papers (incl. customs rolls, mayor’s court rolls, receiver’s accounts & freemen books)
Chanter volumes (Diocese of Exeter collection)
Deposits 74B, 96M, 123M, 152M, 312M, 314M, 316M, 337B, 775, 961M, 1148M, 1258M, 1262M, 1508M, 2065M, 4001, 7818M

We apologise for any inconvenience this essential work may cause. Please revisit this site for further updates as the work progresses.

(With thanks to Maureen Selley)


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