Durham County Record Office

Want To Trace Your Family History?

A new family history course gets underway this month, helping County Durham residents to unearth their family tree. Following its success earlier this year, Durham County Record Office is once again offering the online course for people who would like an introduction to family history research. The course is comprised of three talks and will […]
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County’s Record Office Offering Online Creative Workshops This Easter

Youngsters can enjoy fun art activities in the comfort of their own home this Easter and earn a qualification at the same time. Durham County Council’s Durham County Record Office is using funding from Arts Council England to give children and young people the chance to get creative online. Next week families can sign up […]
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Remembering VE Day 1945 With Record Office’s Third Thursday Talk Series

County Durham residents can find out more about the history of County Durham this month. Durham County Record Office, which is run by Durham County Council, is offering three fascinating talks across March, following the recent success of its online events. On Thursday, 18 March, people can find out how Victory in Europe (VE Day) […]
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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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