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North Devon Record Office

The North Devon Record Office provides a full archive service to the north of the county and holds records relating to the area of the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple and of North Devon and Torridge District Councils.

It holds collections from churches and chapels, borough courts, solicitors, estates and families, local authorities and poor law unions, hospitals, clubs, societies and charities, businesses and schools in the North Devon area.   

The Local Studies collection relating to North Devon is also available.  The North Devon Athenaeum, which is a private library also shares the searchroom facilities.


01271 318792
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North Devon Record Office
Tuly Street
EX31 1EL
Toilet facilities for people with disabilities
Hearing loop
Wheelchair accessible

Further information

Cost Details
Charges for copies and photo permits.
Display Date/Time
Wednesday to Friday: 10.00am - 5.00pm.
General information

Readers' Tickets

We issue South West Heritage Trust readers’ tickets which are valid for four years. If you have not visited us before, please bring some form of identification containing your name, current address and signature (for example a driving licence, utility bill and other ID with signature) so we can issue you with one of our readers’ tickets.

​South West Heritage Trust readers’ tickets are valid at Devon Heritage Centre, Somerset Heritage Centre, North Devon Record Office and the North Somerset archive service.

​Please be aware that we do not accept passports, tickets from The National Archives or library cards. We are not part of the CARN ticket scheme and do not accept CARN tickets.

Last updated: 03/12/2020
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