Lincolnshire Archives

Lincolnshire's treasure trove for over 900 years of history. Visit the search room or browse the online catalogue and website to discover more about the records collected and preserved and how to access them. Explore the collections held, including the Diocese of Lincoln, Church of England parishes, other religious denominations, landed estates, businesses, solicitors, organisations, local authorities, courts, schools and other public bodies.

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see behind the scenes

discover history

The archive is also the home of the Tennyson Research Centre, which includes historic archive collections, objects, photographs and publications relating to the poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson and his family.

The Story of Thomas Hosgood

Collections Development Assistant, Kathryn Jones shares the story of a Thomas Hosgrove and reveals how a life can be pieced together from the records. 

Top tips for visiting

Make the most out of your visit to the Lincolnshire Archives by following these tips.

opening times

Tuesday - Friday
10:00 - 16:00
First Saturday of each month
10:00 - 16:00

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entry & prices

Free Entry - Donations welcome


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Lincolnshire Archives

St Rumbold Street