Search service

Our experts can search our collections for you.

Search service

Very quick, efficient service … Excellent communication too. Thank you.

These people know what they are doing!!!

If you are unable to visit us, or need help with a tricky enquiry, we can search our collections for you.

For example, we can help you with:

  • Your family history – including searching parish records, school records, and hospital records
  • Your house history – including searching maps and census returns
  • Tracing vintage and classic vehicle registrations – searching historic registration records

We can provide:

  • A report on our findings
  • Transcripts of handwritten English documents that might otherwise be difficult to read

Whatever your research requirements, private or commercial, we have the package to suit your needs. For more information, including prices, please email ero.searchroom@essex.gov.uk.

 

 

Latin translation and transcription service

Spotted a useful-looking document, but found out it’s in Latin? Our expert staff can help.

We can translate and transcribe Latin documents from our own collection, and also any other Latin manuscripts or printed material, as long as you can provide a good quality copy.

Any type of document will be considered. To find out more, please email ero.enquiry@essex.gov.uk.