Research facilities


The research room is closed and will re-open on Saturday 1st June 2019.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

Any research enquiries please email

Research room

  • Open Monday to Sunday, 10:00 to 17:00.
  • Volunteers available to assist every Monday and Wednesday, 10:00 to 16:00.
  • Appointments not necessary for ‘open shelved’ research material.

Research material

  • Archive and census material.
  • Primary sources for local history research.
  • Macfie Calvert Collection to view by appointment
  • For collection research opportunities please contact us


  • Internet access.
  • Microfilm and microfiche readers to give you the maximum access to historical documents in our collection such as maps.
  • Refreshment room.