Durham County Record Office

Archivist-Led Talk To Shed Light On Soldiers Of The Past

Family historians can gain top tips on how to discover their ancestors’ military past at an online talk this week. Durham County Record Office, which is run by Durham County Council, is continuing its successful Branching Out programme with an archivist-led talk about researching soldiers. Aimed at people who already have some experience of family […]
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Fun Activities For County Durham Children This Half Term

Primary school children across County Durham can take part in some fun, creative activities this half term. Durham County Record Office is offering free online workshops giving children the chance to find out more about Durham County Council’s Record Office and uncover some of its treasured collections. ‘Seaside, Diaries and Snakes: Investigating how people lived […]
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Exciting Insights Into The Archives At Durham County Record Office

A popular series of history talks that offer exciting insights into the archives at Durham County Record Office will re-start this month. The ‘Third Thursday’ talks programme was put on hold earlier this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic but has now been moved online for residents to enjoy. Its upcoming talk will […]
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