Friday, 24 October 2014

Temporary closure at Portsmouth History Centre

From the Federation of Family History Societies ( in England, and Portsmouth History centre, news of a temporary archive closure:

We will shortly be moving our archive collections to new storage, and as a result Portsmouth History Centre will be closed from 17 to 28 November 2014. During this period staff will be unable to answer written or telephone enquiries. In preparation for the move many collections will be unavailable for study from 3 November until 5 December.

Please make your users aware of this. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Michael Gunton
Senior Archivist
Library and Archive Service
City Development and Cultural Services
Portsmouth City Council

Tel: 023 9283 4717 or 023 9268 8043

(With thanks to Beryl Evans and Michael Gunton)


Now available for UK research is the new second edition of the best selling Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians, whilst my new book British and Irish Newspapers is also now out. And please consider purchasing the great new version of Caledonia by The Libations at 79p via - all profits go to help fund Scottish foodbanks

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