Cambridgeshire Archives Service holds a wealth of unique historic records and other resources relating to Cambridgeshire, the former counties of Huntingdonshire and the Isle of Ely and their communities.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archives are now closed to the public until further notice under the current National Lockdown.

  • Our research and copying services are suspended.
  • Our phones will not be manned but we will continue to monitor emails and provide advice and assistance wherever possible, including information on record holdings.
  • Any updates on the availability of our services will be published here on our website and on our social media pages.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused by these changes to our usual service and ask for your patience under these difficult circumstances.

Starting your research

Please see our popular research topics webpage for an A-Z guide to the records we hold and advice on tracing family history, house history and other frequently requested subjects.

Other services we offer

Get involved with Cambridgeshire Archives Service

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