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Herefordshire Archives and Libraries

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Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre[edit | edit source]

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre
Fir Tree Lane
Rotherwas
Hereford, Herefordshire HR2 6LA UK
Telephone: 01432 260750
Email: archives@herefordshire.gov.uk
Website: Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

The Diocese of Hereford covers parishes in Herefordshire, South Shropshire, and parts of Worcestershire, Monmouthshire and Powys. These documents date from the thirteenth century onwards and cover a wide range of the Diocese's functions through to the present day. Latin was the preferred language of many of these documents until 1732.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Herefordshire Cathedral Library & Archives[edit | edit source]

Herefordshire Cathedral Library & Archives
Hereford Cathedral
5 College Cloisters
Cathedral Close
Hereford, Herefordshire HR1 2NG UK
Telephone: 01432-374225/6
Email: library@herefordcathedral.org
Website: Herefordshire Cathedral Library & Archives

Herefordshire Libraries[edit | edit source]

Herefordshire Libraries
Broad St
Hereford, Herefordshire HR4 9AU UK
Telephone: 01432 383600
Email: herefordlibrary@herefordshire.gov.uk
Website: Herefordshire Libraries

Museums[edit | edit source]

Leominster Museum[edit | edit source]

Leominster Museum
16 Etnam St
Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 8AQ UK
Telephone: 1568 615186
Website: Leominster Museum

Leominster Museum, formerly known as Leominster Folk Museum, tells the story of Leominster and its people from pre-Roman times to the present day. The collection comprises artefacts, pictures, photographs, postcards and documents, including an important collection of paintings and drawings by famous Leominster Victorian artist John Scarlett Davis.

Museum Resource & Learning Centre[edit | edit source]

Museum Resource & Learning Centre
58 Friars St
Hereford, Herefordshire HR4 0AS UK
Telephone: 1432 383383
Email: herefordmuseums@herefordshire.gov.uk
Website: Museum Resource & Learning Centre

The Museum Resource and Learning Centre is the central storage facility for the county’s museum collections and where collections not on show at the service’s sites across the county are stored and cared for; natural history, geology, coins, costume and textiles, archaeology, social and agricultural history.

For a long list of Herefordshire museums, go to List of museums in Herefordshire in Wikipedia.