Due to current Covid restrictions the Archives and Local History Service will be closed until further notice. We will provide information on an opening date as soon as possible.
Dudley Archives and Local History Service collects, preserves and makes available archive and local studies material relating to the Dudley borough to help the community understand the past, live the present and shape the future.
We hold original archive material including business ledgers, maps, school records and local authority correspondence and minutes. We have over 15,000 books and pamphlets and around 26,000 images relating to the borough. Dudley Archives and Local History Service is managed through partnership with Better (GLL), a not for profit charitable social enterprise group.
Dudley Archives and Local History Centre
If you are looking for archives, photography archives, maps, local history and insight there are a number of other resources you may find helpful:
Dudley Archives and Local History Service holds an extensive collection of trade directories, returns, electoral and parish registers from the Dudley borough and further afield.