Useful links

Please note that the CAS has no formal affiliation with any of these institutions, organisations or societies and accepts no responsibility for the content of any external links.

Catholic Archives

To find Catholic Archives, try searching http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

The Archdiocese of Birmingham Archive http://birminghamarchdiocesanarchives.org.uk/

Canonesses of the Holy Sepulchre  http://www.canonesses.co.uk/archives/

Daughters of Wisdom http://www.daughtersofwisdom.org.uk/archives/

The Douai Library and Archive: www.douaiabbey.org.uk

Jesuits in Britain www.jesuit.org.uk/archives-jesuits-britain

Hexham & Newcastle Diocesan Archives http://www.rcdhn.org.uk/looking_up_records.php

Leeds Diocesan Archive http://www.dioceseofleeds.org.uk/archives/

Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Archives http://www.liverpoolmetrocathedral.org.uk/history-heritage/cathedral-diocesan-archives/

Middlesbrough Diocesan Archives http://middlesbrough-diocese.org.uk/about/archives

Nottingham Diocesan Archives http://www.nottingham-diocese.org.uk/12_Archives/archive_home.html

Plymouth Diocesan Archives http://www.plymouth-diocese.org.uk/agencies/commissions/diocesan-archives.ashx

Salford Diocesan Archives  http://www.sdaregisters.co.uk/

Southwark Diocesan Archives http://southwarkdiocesanarchives.blogspot.co.uk/

Westminster Diocesan Archives http://www.rcdow.org.uk/diocese/default.asp?library_ref=4&content_ref=517 or http://rcdowarchives.blogspot.co.uk/

Vatican Archives http://asv.vatican.va/?lang=en

Reference sites

Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales: http://www.cbcew.org.uk/

Conference of Religious (COR): www.corew.org

The Religious Archives Group: religiousarchivesgroup.org.uk

Networking Archives and Libraries in the Catholic Church (NALCC) project  www.catholic-heritage.net

Catholic National Library: www.catholic-library.org.uk

 

Special interest sites

The Catholic Record Society: www.catholicrecordsociety.co.uk

The Catholic Family History Society: www.catholic-history.org.uk/cfhs

English Catholic History Association: http://echa.org.uk/

History of Women Religious in Britain and Ireland: http://historyofwomenreligious.org/

Jiscmail email information and communication lists

ARCHIVES-NRA (UK discussion list for archivists, conservators and records managers): www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=ARCHIVES-NRA

Microfilm and digitisation services

House of Images www.hoimages.co.uk

University of Southampton Library Digitisation Unit: www.southampton.ac.uk/library/ldu/

Publicly funded archive-specific organisations

The National Archives: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

The National Archives of Scotland: www.nas.gov.uk

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland: www.proni.gov.uk

National Library of Wales: www.llgc.org.uk

The ARCHON Directory (contact details for record repositories in the United Kingdom):  www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/archon/

Professional societies for archivists and records managers

The Archives and Records Association: www.archives.org.uk

The Information and Records Management Society: http://www.irms.org.uk/

Preservation and conservation (advisory)

The Preservation Advisory Centre: www.bl.uk/blpac/index.html

Icon (Institute of Conservation)  www.icon.org.uk

The Conservation Register (listing professionally qualified conservators-restorers in the UK and Ireland):www.conservationregister.com

 

Preservation and conservation (commercial)

The National Conservation Service: www.conservationltd.com

Preservation Equipment www.preservationequipment.com

Conservation By Design www.conservation-by-design.co.uk

Harwell Document Restoration Services www.hdrs.co.uk