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Waltham Forest Archives and Local Studies Library hold a wide range of manuscript, printed and pictorial resources for research into the history of the Waltham Forest area and its communities.
We can help if you want to research
Searchroom visits are by prior appointment only at these times:
Alternate Wednesdays 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 4.30pm
Thursday to Saturday 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 4.30pm
For information on appointment availability please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For other details see Access and Contact headings below.
We hold wide-ranging primary sources for the history of our local community.
These include records of:
The range of printed sources available in our searchroom includes:
You can view records and archives free of charge, although you will need to make an appointment in advance.
Copying facilities are available, subject to copyright requirements and the physical condition of the original material. Please ask a member of staff for more information and charges.
We regret that we cannot do research for you, but we are here to help you choose relevant sources and make full use of our facilities.
Free Wi-Fi is available in our Searchroom.
Please contact us to book your appointment, giving some information about your research topic.
The Searchroom is up one short flight of stairs and there is no lift. When booking your appointment please let us know if you require a fully accessible ground floor room.