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General details concerning West Sussex Record Office, including location, car parking, opening times, readers tickets, holdings, research, restoration and education services.
Access sources including film and video archives, military history, the railways and archives of country estates such as Goodwood and Petworth.
Details on the current projects the Record Office is working on.
Details of upcoming events at West Sussex Record Office.
Research your family history. The West Sussex Record Office is the main centre for family history research in the county.
Purchase images of West Sussex dating back through the years.
Our picture archives include unique photographic collections from Victorian and early 20th century era West Sussex, aerial photographs, rare engravings and original works of art.
West Sussex Record Office's aims are to acquire and preserve the recorded heritage of West Sussex for reference and enjoyment by present and future generations.
We provide a number of services for the public. We can copy and enhance your family photographs, provide a family and local history research service and we offer a limited number of talks on the archives and related subjects.
Discover your West Sussex ancestors with our new Research and Stay packages.
A list of useful links related to the Record Office including family history, local history, understanding documents such as charters and the land registry and links to national record offices and collections.