Plan Your Visit
Why visit us?
A visit to Angus Archives is a unique experience. We are located in a lovely rural setting, adjacent to the 12th century ruined Restenneth Priory.
Angus Archives contains a vast storehouse of fascinating information, from burgh minute books, pirate attacks, death warrants, house plans, letters, Edwardian diaries, Georgian recipes, Victorian valentines, wills, property records, photographs from all over Angus, trade records of weavers, shoemakers and tailors, letters from soldiers and sailors and so much more. Visit our features pages for a taster of some of our collections.
In addition we hold an extensive local history book collection, a large Angus wide photographic collection and major genealogical sources such as the International Genealogical Index (IGI), the census and the Old Parish Registers (OPR's) of all Angus parishes, Valuation Roll collection and a variety of databases.
At Angus Archives you will be able to:
- use original documents
- use an extensive collection of local history books
- use an Angus wide collection of photographs
- use our extensive collection of research files
- get advice on sources and their locations
- obtain photocopies of books and documents
- use transcripts and indexes of original material
- use the internet to access family history websites
- use your laptop
Examination of all resources in our search room is free but charges do apply for photocopying, photographic reproductions and the commissioned research service.
© Angus Council 1998 - 2012