We hold one of only five surviving Registry of Deeds in the whole country. It contains memorial copies of over seven million deeds covering the years 1704 to September 1970.
What the deeds can help you with:
The Registry of Deeds can be used for legal purposes or for family and local history, click here to view the registry of deeds user guide.
To request a legal copy of a deed please complete the Legal copy order form
We hold many collections that can help you find out more about your family history, local history or the history of a building.
The following guides provide an introduction to the types of records that may help you:
If you have any questions about any of these resources or you would like some help starting your research then please contact us.