Monday 17 December 2012

Main British & Irish archive and society holiday closures

Some closures for Christmas:

National Records of Scotland / ScotlandsPeople Centre and
Search rooms in both the NRS and the ScotlandsPeople Centre will be open on Christmas Eve (24 December 2012) and Hogmanay (31 December 2012), but will close at 1pm on both days. The facilities will also be closed Tuesday 25 December 2012-Wednesday 26 December 2012, and Tuesday 1 January 2013-Wednesday 2 January 2013.

PRONI will close at 2pm on Friday 21st December and re-open on Thursday 27th December. PRONI will also not be running a late night service on Thursday 20th and 27th December. On these nights PRONI will close at 4:45pm. The archive will also be closed on Tuesday 1st January.

The National Archives (Kew)
The National Archives at Kew will be closed to the public from Saturday 22 December to Wednesday 26 December inclusive. It will also be closed on Tuesday 1 January.

The National Archives (Dublin)
The Reading Room will be closed from 12.30 on Monday 24 December 2012 until 10.00 on Thursday 27 December. It will be closed on Tuesday 1 January 2013 and will re-open at 10.00 on Wednesday 2 January.

National Library of Wales
The Library will close on Saturday 22 December at 4 pm and re-open on Wednesday 2 January at 9.30 am.

Society of Genealogists (London)
The Society will close at 4pm on Saturday 22 December and reopen at 10am on Thursday 27 December. It will then be closed for the New Year at 4pm on Saturday 29 December and reopen at 10am on Tuesday 8 January after stocktaking.

Scottish Genealogy Society (Edinburgh)
The Society's library will be closed from Friday 21 December 2012 and will reopen Monday 7 January 2013.


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