Opening Times

Opening Times
Mondays to Fridays only (except bank holidays) 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday Opening 9am – 4pm

The Family History Centre will now manned on the first Saturday of each month commencing October 2019 for a 6 month trial.  It will be reviewed again then subject to attendance figures. 

The Centre will be closed on the following dates

Bank Holidays

Good Friday April 10Th 2020

Easter Monday April 13tH 2020

Friday May 8th 2020 (VE DAY)

MONDAY May 25th 2020

MONDAY August 21St 2020

Christmas Holidays 2020
Closed from 4.00 pm Friday 18th Dec 2020
Re-open at 10 am on Saturday 2nd Jan 2021


The Centre is open to all (members and non-members of the society alike). Entry is free of charge although donations are very welcome, as these are used to help with the running costs of the Centre and to purchase additional resources.

Please note on busy days computer time is limited to a 2 hour period on certain assets.

Car Parking is available.(a small charge is made by Gloucestershire Archives for all day parking).

If coming to visit from a distance please call us to see if we have the data you need or to book a computer or fiche reader.

The Centre has Disabled Access. If you have any concerns about visiting, then please phone us. Our Volunteers will be pleased to help and, if required, we can arrange for a dedicated helper, or for searches of our resources to be done on your behalf.

We hope you enjoy your research with us … feel free to leave us comments on how we can continue to improve the Centre and the services it provides.

Where to find us

The Centre is located in Gloucester City Centre within the Heritage HUB

and is well signposted from London Road & Kingsholm Road (see Map).









The address of the Society is :

Gloucestershire Family History Society
Family History Centre
Clarence Row,
Alvin Street,
GL1 3AH.
Telephone: 01452 524344