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Local Studies archives

Local and family history

Do you want to know more about the history of Barnet or trace your family history? Find out more about Barnet's local history including pocket histories, photographs, maps, archives, newspapers and publications representing people, places and buildings.

Temporary closure from 3 April to 4 September 2017

*Local Studies and Archives will be temporarily closed between 3 April and 4 September due to building and refurbishment work at Hendon Library. Special arrangements are being made for access to historical council minutes and electoral registers. 


Get in touch

The Burroughs, Hendon, London, NW4 4BQ

Visits to the archive are by appointment only so please call ahead to arrange a time*.

Getting there

  • Bus: 143, 183, 326
  • Tube: Hendon Central, Northern Line (15 min walk)
  • Overground: Hendon, Thameslink (15 min walk)


Ground floor


  • wifi
  • photocopier
  • public toilets and baby changing
  • library shop, selling items like greeting cards and stamps

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