City of Westminster Archives Centre holds extensive collections relating to family, local, business and community history. Among our resources are: books, pamphlets, directories, newspapers, journals, maps & plans, over 60,000 prints, drawings & photographs, local government records from 1460, electoral registers, census returns, parish registers, and business archives.
Search our 3.5 million baptism, marriage and burial records in the Westminster Collection at findmypast.co.uk
Visit our Visitor Information pages for details of our opening hours
Visitor information and contact details
Explore our collections through our catalogues, guides and indexes
Our education programme, reprographics services, meeting room facilities and Local History Shop
What's going on at Westminster City Archives and how you can get involved
Be part of our online community and be the first to hear about events and Archives news
Explore 150 years of English culinary history with our historic recipes blog
Treasures of the Archives explored through our online projects
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