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Welcome to our News section.
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
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.
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...
People, Places and Religion in 1642The 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...
Behind the Scenes at the Berkshire Record OfficeSaturday 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...
Preserving Your Family MemorabiliaMonday 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...