Local History Centre
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Local History Centre


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Welcome

Welcome to Walsall Local History Centre, the Archive Service and Local Studies Library for Walsall Council.

Opening hours

Tuesday 10am – 4pm
Wednesday 10am – 7pm
Thursday 10am – 1pm
Saturday 10am – 1pm
Sunday, Monday, Friday and Bank Holidays Closed

Please be aware that we are unable to provide access to archives, maps or photographs between 1pm and 2pm (Tues-Wed).

General information

You can download our current general information leaflet (PDF384KB) or pick up a copy from Walsall Local History Centre.

Historic images of Walsall are available to view at the Centre or on the 'A Click in Time' wesbite.

Walsall Local History Centre blog

For news and information read our blog at:

Attractions and facilities

  • Free admission
  • Free on site parking
  • Disabled access
  • Drinks facility
  • Friendly, fully trained staff who can help with your family and local history inquiries
  • Access to resources on family and local history ranging in date from c1225 to the present day
  • A range of local history publications for sale
  • A free one hour session with an experienced family history researcher who will help if you are starting out on family history or have hit a brick wall
  • A paid research service if you would like us to do your research for you
  • A chance to explore stories from the past and contribute your memories

Research service

We can carry out research on your behalf for a maximum of one hour. The charge for this is available on request. Search forms and details are available here

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Contact us

Walsall Local History Centre
Essex Street
Walsall
WS2 7AS
United Kingdom

Telephone (+44) 01922 652212

Email localhistorycentre@walsall.gov.uk

This page was last updated on 25 July 2016