Ayrshire County Public Records

Ayrshire, Scotland Public Record Office

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Ayrshire Archives HG
Watson Peat,
SAC Auchincruive,

Phone Number:
01292 521819

Email Address:

The Ayrshire holds a wide range of records relating to the wealthy historical heritage. There are countless archives of medieval allotments for many digital documents. These archives are very beneficial in researching family and local history. Located in three divided areas of Ayrshire archives are found in the local archive center; East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire, and South Ayrshire. There are collections such as, the Cumbraes and Arran are located throughout the county at Ayr, Saltcoats and Kilmarnock.

You can find the Ayrshire Archives Headquarters located in the Watson Peat Building at Auchincruive, near Ayr. There will also find a “Search Room” which is a public search room that can hold up to 10 researchers with additional space and lecture style benches if required. Lockers are also provided for safekeeping of storage bags and coats. You are welcome to bring our own laptop but, plug in outlets are limited so, please make sure your laptop has full battery life.

A fact of the Ayrshire Archives Center is starting in October 2003, marking Black History Month. Ayrshire Archives, began researching into the history of the Afro-Caribbean people who were in some associated during the 18th and 19th centuries. The research also connects between Ayrshire and colonial trading, which was a major labor that collided with the lives of black people throughout the world. Not wanting to give any more detailed information come see the exhibition for yourself and learn intriguing facts about slavery and many more condoms.
If you have any inquiries or questions that we can answer please refer to the contact information below:
Ayrshire, Scotland Public Record Office Address:

Opening Hours of Ayrshire Archives:
9:30 am – 1:00 pm
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
To get in touch with the other Archive Centers refer to the information below:
The Heritage Centre
Manse Street
KA21 5AA
01294 464174

Burns Monument Centre,
Kay Park,
East Ayrshire.
01563 576695 or 576696

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