You can check the online archive catalogue to identify the records available through our archives.
Anyone can visit the archive search room and local studies area at the Ewart Library in Dumfries. It is free to visit and there is usually no need to make an appointment.
Archive search room
|Day||Opening time||Closing time|
|Tuesday||10.00am - 1.00pm||2.00pm - 5.00pm|
|Wednesday||10.00am - 1.00pm||2.00pm - 6.30pm|
|Thursday||10.00am - 1.00pm||2.00pm - 5.00pm|
|Friday||10.00am - 1.00pm||2.00pm - 5.00pm|
|Saturday*||10.00am - 1.00pm||2.00pm - 4.00pm|
* only open on the 1st Saturday of each month.
Opening times for the local studies area
|Monday:||9.00am - 6.30pm|
|Tuesday:||9.00am - 5.00pm|
|Wednesday:||9.00am - 6.30pm|
|Thursday:||9.00am - 6.00pm|
|Friday:||9.00am - 5.00pm|
|Saturday:||10.00am - 4.00pm|
Our qualified and experienced staff can help you with family or other research work using our resources. Call 01387 260285 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a no obligation assessment of what research could be undertaken and a quote for this work. The hourly rate is £22.05 per hour excluding VAT.
There are a number of organisations that can help with research: