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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
The results of the PSQG Survey 2014 relating to the BRO are now available
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Free access to the British Newspaper Archive
Free access to British Newspapers available at the BRO
World War I Blog
Authentic voices of the past
Probate Name Index
39,000 names on one CD.
Important Information about School Records
Update on the treatment of personal data.
Sports Records Survey
Do you know of any historic sporting records for Berkshire?
Oscar Wilde and Reading GaolBiographies of Wilde and Berkshire's Victorian prison
Small Objects of PowerAn Exhibition about Medieval Seals
Enemies of the StateIrish Patriots in Reading Gaol
The Berkshire Echo
The Berkshire Echo 78January 2017: Clewer House of Mercy: an Overview - Entering the House of Merc...
Collection Care WorkshopMonday 27th February 2017
Learn to prolong the life of your paper document collections by:
• Surface cleaning documents
• Removing staples and sew magazines and comics
• Removing sellotape
• Making simple archiv...
Introduction to Reading Old HandwritingMonday 13th March 2017
Always wanted to know 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.
Cost is £20 per person. Payable in ...
Behind the Scenes at the Berkshire Record OfficeMonday 3rd April 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...