image for Library item typeWest Yorkshire Archive Service

    Library, next open Tue 12 Feb 2008 - Thu 12 Feb 2015, free entry


    West Yorkshire Archive Service

    01924 305980


    Registry of Deeds,
    Newstead Road,
    WF1 2DE

    Wakefield Archive & Registry of Deeds

    Wakefield Archive & Registry of Deeds



    The West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield, is home to thousands of records of the former West Riding and West Yorkshire county, including the Registry of Deeds, as well as being the record office for Wakefield Metropolitan District. The archive service also provide facilities such as conservation and microfilming.

    As well as investigating local history, visitors can delve into their family's past by using the well-equipped search facilities on site.

    Appointments recommended as the searchrooms can get very busy.

    For further details see

    Education/study area

    Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

    Opening details

    Season Dates Opening Hours
    Tue 12 Feb 2008 - Thu 12 Feb 2015 Mon 09:30 to 20:00 | Tue 09:30 to 17:00 | Thu 09:30 to 17:00
    Please note, the centre is open every second Saturday in the month, 09.30 - 13.00.

    The centres does not produce archives between 12.30am and 1.30pm.


    Free entry



    See location of West Yorkshire Archive Service on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 327211  Lat: 53.68532 Long: -1.50634

    By Road:
    Follow signs for Wakefield city centre.

    By Public Transport:
    Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
    Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station

    Parking: free


    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

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