Northampton England Family History Centre

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

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Centre Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. Address 137 Harlestone Road, NORTHAMPTON, NN5 6AA, UNITED KINGDOM
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Phone: 01604 587630


Open Hours:

  • Tues 10am - 4pm and 7pm -9pm
  • Wed 10am - 4pm

Holiday Schedule:  Usually closed during school holidays.  Will reopen on Tuesday 8th Jan 2013

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Centre Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal: This center has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

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6 desktop computers all with Internet access and connected to a printer

2 microfilm readers

2 microfiche readers

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

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All staff are volunteers with varying levels of knowlege.  Most are able to help absolute beginners get started and/or with indexing.  For more advanced or specialised advice please specify this when booking so that you can be matched with a member of staff who is best suited to help you.  We do have one volunteer who can give some advice on Irish Ancestry.  Other staff specialities include local history, Rootsmagic, Newfamilysearch, Familysearch, Internet portal sites such as Ancestry, Findmypast, The Genealogist and free websites.  

Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Centre

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