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

Easter Holidays 2019
Closed Friday 19th April – Re-open Tuesday 22nd April

Bank Holidays
Good Friday April 19th 2019
Easter Monday April 21st 2019
May 6th 2019
May 27th 2019
August 26th 2019

Christmas Holidays 2019
Closed from 4.00 pm Friday 20th Dec 2019
Re-open at 10 am on Saturday 4th Jan 2020.


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