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Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre

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Ashton-u-Lyne, Audenshaw, Denton, Droylsden, Dukinfield, Hyde, Longdendale, Mossley, Stalybridge

Material relating to the history of Tameside's nine towns is centralised at Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre. 

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Tameside Local Studies and Archives have been awarded the maximum Four Stars in the 2010 National Archives Self Assessment making it the best Archive in the North West.

To see the results of the survey, visit the National Archives website Link to External Website.

Tameside Local Studies and Archives was awarded three stars in the 2008 National Archives Self-Assessment.  For more information on the three stars award, please click here Link to External Website

Online Enquiries

Use our on-line enquiry form to contact the Local Studies and Archives Unit for help and advice if you are: researching your family history; writing a thesis or essay on any aspect of the history of the area; doing a school project on a local theme; interested in finding out about the history of the place where you live; planning anniversary celebrations for a local club or organisation; wishing to use local material in reminiscence work.

Minimum charge for look-up service £5

This includes up to 2 free A4 copies (photocopy / printing / microfilm print) & postage. Additional copies 70p A4, £1.40 A3

Important: Please include your name and postal address when you send us a message as this will help us provide a full response to your enquiry.

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Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre
Central Library
Old Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 7SG
Contact by Telephone
0161 342 4242
Contact by Fax
0161 342 4245

Page last updated: 20 October 2014