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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 80
July 2017: The Assizes - A Reading Judge - Applause in Court: the juror's tal...

Upcoming Events

Heritage Open Day 2017
For Heritage Open Days 2017 the BRO will be open for tours on Saturday 9th September where visitors can go behind the scenes to see how we store our documents and discover more about the work of our conservator. We will also have some original ite...

How to Read Old Handwriting
Staff from the BRO will be delivering the following workshop at West Berkshire Museum in Newbury on Friday 22nd September 2017. Booking for this event is via the Museum (see below for details). Always wanted to know how to read old handwr...

How to Read Old Handwriting
Monday 25th September 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. Pa...