Increased archive offer now available to view at Eccleston Library

Are you interested in tracing your family tree, or wanting to discover more about the history of St Helens?

Then why not visit Eccleston Library where more archive resources have been added recently for the public to view.

Archives include maps of historic St Helens from the 1840’s to the 20th century; micro films of local St Helens newspapers; reader printer facilities and electoral registers from 1900.

Along with all other St Helens libraries, Eccleston Library also offers customers free access to the ‘Find my Past and Ancestry’ websites.

Eccleston Library’s opening hours are as follows:

Mon 1.00pm – 7.00pm
Tue 10.00am – 7.00pm
Wed 1.00pm – 7.00pm
Thur 10.00am – 5.00pm
Fri 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sat 10.00am – 1.00pm

Access to the St Helens archive within the Gamble Institute on Victoria Square also remains open to the public by appointment.

Please email LHA@sthelens.gov.uk to arrange a visit.

Main photo – Archives include maps of historic St Helens from the 1840’s to the 20th century.

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