The Berkshire Record Office
9 Coley Avenue
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 6AF
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 937 5132
Fax:
+44 (0) 118 937 5131

You are here: Home > Welcome to the Berkshire Record Office

Welcome to the Berkshire Record Office

The Berkshire Record Office is the archives of the Royal County of Berkshire.  We look after nearly nine hundred years of the County's history. On this website you can discover more about our holdings and how to use us, as well as see some of the treasures from our collections.

Click on any of the links on this website to begin exploring Berkshire's past.

Facebook Logo

Accreditation Logp

Image of Photograph of the Folley family, Maidenhead, 1912

 

The Archives of the Royal County

This month’s highlight is an album of letters (ref. D/EBY/F48-49) compiled by Louisa Scott, a connection of the Benyon family of Englefield. Embossed with Louisa’s initials, and containing many letters addressed to her family...

This month’s highlight is an album of letters (ref. D/EBY/F48-49) compiled by Louisa Scott, a connection of the Benyon family of Englefield. Embossed with Louisa’s initials, and containing many letters addressed to her family...

Making your old photographs look as good as new

Making your old photographs look as good as new

Reading doctor manufactures a pill for female 'issues' from his home

Reading doctor manufactures a pill for female 'issues' from his home

Latest News
Stocktake and Christmas closure dates announced
Dates now available for when we will be closed this year
Distance Survey 2017 Results
BRO does very well in the latest survey of distance users
Visitor Survey 2016 Results
The results of the UK Visitor Survey 2016 are now available
We're Accredited!
The BRO is now an Accredited Archive Service
10,000th collection received at the BRO
The Berkshire Record Office celebrates receiving its 10,000th accession
Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol online exhibition
New online gallery showcases Oscar Wilde and Reading prison

Latest Galleries

Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol

Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol
Biographies of Wilde and Berkshire's Victorian prison

Small Objects of Power

Small Objects of Power
An Exhibition about Medieval Seals

Enemies of the State

Enemies of the State
Irish Patriots in Reading Gaol

The Berkshire Echo

The Berkshire Echo 84
July 2018: Coleshill House and Estate - Conserving Coleshill - New to the Arc...