PR05 - 82 - k - North Highland Archive Leaflet PURPLE

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                                         & 2pm-5.30pm
                                         & 2pm-8pm
                                                                         Highland Archive include:

                                                                             Local authority archives including
                                                                                                                                                                               genealogical search upon request but we
                                                                                                                                                                               are obliged to charge for this service.                                                                                  Archive

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   recommended especially in summer.                                         Maritime records including Wick
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             ensure availability:                                            Trust and Customs and Excise;                                                                                 northarchive.htm
         North Highland Archive                                          l   Records of individuals, clubs and
            Wick Carnegie Library
Sinclair Terrace, Wick, Caithness KW1 5AB

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Memorandum of Agreement for the Wick and Lybster Railway, 1901 Ref: P320
                                                                         l   Maps and architectural plans
         Telephone: 01955 606432
                                                                             including the papers of Sinclair
                                                                             MacDonald Architects; and
                    Web:                                                 l   Genealogical resources on microfilm                                        for both Caithness and Sutherland.

                                                                                                                   Extract from the first admission register of Auckengill

                                                                                                                   Public School circa 1874 Ref: CC6/3/2/1/1
                                                          Wick Library

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The Archive Service                                                                                                                                              What are Archives?

                                                                                      Sketch of World War One soldier nicknamed “Trotsky” by DB Keith Ref: P38
As part of the Highland Council Archive                                                                                                                          Archives are the records of official

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      at Altnabreac, c.1898 Ref: P146
Service, the North Highland Archive is                                                                                                                           bodies, companies, families, societies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Digging a train out of snow
responsible for locating, preserving and                                                                                                                         and individuals which have been
making available documents relating to                                                                                                                           identified as being of long term historical
all aspects of Highland history.                                                                                                                                 interest.

The North Highland Archive holds                                                                                                                                 Archives can be:
archives largely relating to Caithness.
These date from 1589 until the present                                                                                                                           l   Of any age, from centuries old to
day and can be consulted, free of charge                                                                                                                             something created yesterday;
in our searchroom.                                                                                                                                               l   One document or boxes and boxes of
                                                                                                                                                                     papers; and
                                                                                                                                                                 l   In any format – paper, parchment,
                                                                                                                                                                     photographs, videos, tapes, digital

                                                                                                                                                                 Because they form a unique and
                                                                                                                                                                 irreplaceable record of our past, the
                                                                                                                                                                 North Highland Archive preserves its
                                                                                                                                                                 collections in secure and environmentally
                                                                                                                                                                 controlled conditions.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Farming pamphlet dating from 1729 Ref: P105
                                                                                      Poor dating from 1845 to 1862 Ref: CC4/1/7
                                           17th century Book of Collects Ref:P12/17

                                                                                                                                                                                                               Sketch from the Hetty Munro Collection
                                                                                      Extract from Halkirk General Register of

                                                                                                                                                                                                               Ref: P365/6

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