The Berkshire Record Office
9 Coley Avenue
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 6AF
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Events

Preserving Your Family Memorabilia

Taking place on the 9th of Oct 2017 at 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 6AF

Monday 9th October 2017 Discover how to take care of, protect and preserve your keepsakes and treasured documents. Learn how to: • Surface clean your documents and pictures • Preserve commemorative magazines...

Behind the Scenes at the Berkshire Record Office

Taking place on the 1st of Jul 2017 at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 6AF

Saturday 1st July 2017 Ever wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes at the BRO? Come along and find out! You will be shown how we store our documents and given an insight to the job of our conservator. The tour will start at 10.30 and las...

People, Places and Religion in 1642

Taking place on the 12th of Jun 2017 at 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Location: Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 6AF, England

The protestation returns are the closest record to a census from 1642. In partnership with the Parliamentary Archives, the Berkshire Record Office is providing a workshop looking at the new Parliamentary Archives’ online protestation returns...

Capability Brown in Berkshire

xTaking place on the 26th of Apr 2017 at 9:00 AM to the 30th of Jun 2017 at 4:00 PM

Location: Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 6AF

Celebrating the tercentenary of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, the Berkshire Record Office is providing another chance to see the Berkshire Gardens Trust’s exhibition originally displayed at Caversham Park in 2016. Additional archi...

 

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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
Distance Enquiry Services Survey 2015 Results
The results of the CIPFA Distance Survey for the BRO are now available
Survey of Visitors to UK Archives 2014 Results
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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 79
April 2017: Caroline Norton and the Reform of Child Custody - A Private Arran...