Find out about the different services Northumberland Archives offer.

Welcome to Northumberland Archives, formerly the County Records Office.

The service comprises of the following:

Where you can find us

We have offices at both Woodhorn and Berwick-upon-Tweed:

Opening times:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 10am – 4pm
  • Thursday: 10am – 4pm
  • Friday: 10am – 4pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 4pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Opening times:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tueday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 9.30am – 1pm & 2- 5pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am – 1pm & 2- 5pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed


Further information about Northumberland Archives is available on the Woodhorn website or you can follow the links below to discover more about each of our services:

Electronic catalogue

Our electronic catalogue contains textual descriptions of approximately 150,000 records held by Northumberland Collections Service.


We have produced two short videos which we hope will be helpful.  The first is to help you prepare for a visit to the Study Centre at Woodhorn and the second offers advice on tracing your family history.

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