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If you are unable to visit the Archives to carry out your own research or if you just need some extra help, the Historical Research Service gives you the opportunity to employ the expertise of our staff. We can search original historic records and reference works at Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archives to help get your search underway and can explore material which isn’t available online, saving you the time and expense of visiting.

All research will be to the highest standards and delivered to you within 15 working days of receiving your order.

The Historical Research Service (HRS) will be temporarily suspended from 1 December 2018. This is to enable archives staff to focus entirely on the necessary cleaning, repackaging and data correlation work to prepare our archive documents for the move.

We will resume the service at both Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archives from the Summer of 2019.

We can assist with:

  • Family history
  • House history
  • Local history
  • Historic local vehicle registrations
  • Searches of historic electoral registers or magistrates' court registers
  • Transcribing documents that may be difficult to read

We provide you with: 

Whatever your research requirements, private or commercial, we have the package to suit your needs. It cannot be guaranteed the surviving records will contain every answer. If not, you will be advised on further avenues of research as part of the service. 

Apply for our historical research service online

Research costs

TimeAmount
1 hour £32
2 hours £64
Specialist research for commercial or business purposes £75 per hour

Other research services

ItemFee
Vehicle registration, electoral register and magistrates' court register searches £20 including one photocopy (certified if required)
Other checks of records up to 15 minutes £15

For further information contact:

Cambridgeshire Archives:  01223 699399

[email protected]

Huntingdonshire Archives:  01480 372738

[email protected]

Please find below our list of independent record agents and genealogists who can also assist with research in Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire records. 

List of record agents June 2018

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