Denbighshire Archives and Libraries

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For a list of archives and libraries on the national level, go to the Wales Archives and Libraries page.

Record Office[edit | edit source]

Denbighshire Record Office
Denbighshire Archives
The Old Gaol
46 Clwyd Street
Ruthin LL15 1HP UK
Telephone: 01824 708250
Email: archives@denbighshire.gov.uk
Website: Denbighshire Record Office

Denbighshire Record Office holds resources for the county but does not include the area administered by Conwy Borough Council. These resources include documents, manuscripts, maps and photographs and date from the twelfth to the twenty-first century. Their aim is to collect and preserve documents relating to the history of the area and to make these resources accessible to the public.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Abergele Library
Market Street
Abergele LL22 7BP UK
Telephone: 01492 577505
Email: abergele.library@conwy.gov.uk
Website: Abergele Library

Cerrigydrudion Library
King Street
Cerrigydrudion
Corwen LL21 9TF UK
Telephone: 01492 577547
Email: cerrig.library@conwy.gov.uk
Website: Cerrigydrudion Library

Colwyn Bay Library
Woodland Road West
Colwyn Bay LL29 7DH UK
Telephone: 01492 577510
Email: colwynbay.library@conwy.gov.uk
Website: Colwyn Bay Library

Corwen Library and One Stop Shop
Neuadd Edeyrnion
London Road
Corwen LL21 0DR UK
Telephone: 01490 412378
Website: Corwen Library and One Stop Shop

Denbigh Library & Gallery
Hall Square
Denbigh LL16 3NU UK
Telephone: 01824 708204
Email: llyfrgell.dinbych@sirddinbych.gov.uk
Website: Denbigh Library & Gallery

Llangollen Library and One Stop Shop
The Chapel<br<19-21 Castle St
Llangollen LL20 8NU UK
Telephone: 1978 869600
Website: Llangollen Library and One Stop Shop

Llanrwst Library
Plas yn Dre
Station Road
Llanrwst LL26 0DF UK
Telephone: 01492 577545
Email: llanrwst.library@conwy.gov.uk
Website: Llanrwst Library

Penmaenmawr Library
Bangor Road
Penmaenmawr LL34 6DA UK
Telephone: 01492 577548
Email: penmaenmawr.library@conwy.gov.uk
Website: Penmaenmawr Library

Prestatyn Library
21 Kings' Ave
Prestatyn LL19 9LH UK
Telephone: 1745 854841
Website: Prestatyn Library

Rhuddlan Library and One Stop Shop
Vicarage Lane
Rhuddlan LL18 2UE UK
Telephone: 01745 590719
Website: Rhuddlan Library and One Stop Shop

Ruthin Library
Record St
Ruthin LL15 1DS UK
Telephone: 1824 705274
Email: llyfrgell.dinbych@sirddinbych.gov.uk
Website: Ruthin Library

St Asaph Library and One Stop Shop
The Roe
Saint Asaph LL17 0LU UK
Telephone: 1745 582253
Website: St Asaph Library and One Stop Shop

Museums[edit | edit source]

Denbigh Museum (Amgueddfa Dinbych)
Grove Road
Denbigh LL16 3UU UK
Telephone: 01745 814323
Email: llyrw@swaynejohnson.com
Website: Denbigh Museum

Denbigh Museum is a new museum with the purpose of covering a variety of historical periods ranging from Neolithic right up until the present day. The museum will become the home of a large collection of items relating to the former North Wales Hospital as well as a variety of local artefacts.

Llangollen Museum
5 Parade St
Llangollen LL20 8NY UK
Telephone: 01978 862862
Email: enquiries@llangollenmuseum.org.uk
Website: Llangollen Museum

Discover a little of the fascinating history of this unique area in the borderlands of Wales. The Llangollen Museum site will let you find out about the people and places, stories myths and legends, shops and businesses, and many other aspects of the history.

Rhyl Museum
Church Street
Rhyl LL18 3AA UK
Telephone: 01745 353 814
Email: heritage@denbighshire.gov.uk
Website: Rhyl Museum

Stroll down an Edwardian 'pier', peek into old-fashioned kiosks, and discover more about the personalities who shaped Rhyl.

Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives
County Buildings
Regent Street
Wrexham LL11 1RB UK
Telephone: 01978 297460
Email: museum@wrexham.gov.uk
Website: Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Inside one of Wrexham's landmark buildings, Wrexham County Borough Museum is the starting point for discovering the eventful history of this region on the English-Welsh border. The museum's displays and collections tell the stories of Wrexham County Borough and its people from prehistory up to the present day.

Archives[edit | edit source]

Denbighshire Archives
The Old Gaol
46 Clwyd Street
Ruthin LL15 1HP UKL
Telephone: 01824 708250
Email: archives@denbighshire.gov.uk
Website: Denbighshire Archives

We collect historical records relating to Denbighshire, and preserve them for future generations. We hold a wide range of original records, including registers of baptisms, burials and marriages, newspapers, photographs, maps, court records, deeds, trade directories, and more. Our records date from the twelfth to the twenty-first century.

Wrexham Archives and Local Studies Service
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives
Regent Street
Wrexham LL11 1RB UK
Telephone: 01978 297480
Email : archives@wrexham.gov.uk
Email #2: localstudies@wrexham.gov.uk
Website: Wrexham Archives and Local Studies Service

The Wrexham Archives and Local Studies Service is the place in Wrexham to do your research on local history and family history.