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

Events

Behind the Scenes Tour

Taking place on the 19th of Nov 2018 at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

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

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Berkshire Record Office? Well now you can find out! Come along on our tour where you will be shown how we store our documents and given an insight into the job of our conservator a...

How to Read Old Handwriting

Taking place on the 12th of Nov 2018 at 10:15 AM to 2:45 PM

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

Ever wanted to learn how to read old handwriting? Come along to our introduction to reading handwriting found in documents at the Berkshire Record Office from c.1500 to 1700 and discover how. A previous attendee said the workshop was: "Very...

 

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...