Oxfordshire History Centre

Oxfordshire History Centre

Oxfordshire History Centre collects, preserves and makes available archives, photographs and printed material related to Oxfordshire and its history.

Open Day on Saturday 14 November 10am - 4pm

We will be holding an Open Day shining the spotlight on our fantastic range of resources for local and family history, and letting visitors look behind the scenes.

See further information on this event and we look forward to welcoming you on the day.

Please note that the Open Day replaces our normal 9am-5pm Saturday access for researchers.

Visiting the centre

Directions, opening times, facilities and general rules.

Oxfordshire History Centre, St Luke's Church

Archives and collections

Discover the types of collections and records we hold and learn about them.

Map of Oxford


Researching your family, house and local history and the World Wars.

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Search our catalogues

Many holdings can be searched online - but some older catalogues exist only as card indexes.

Depositing documents

How to hand over documents to the Oxfordshire History Centre.

Enquiry service

We operate an enquiry service for people who cannot visit Oxfordshire History Centre.

man and woman looking at archive documents


List of charges for using Oxfordshire History Centre services.

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Copying services

All you need to know about making copies of Oxfordshire History Centre material.

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