Highland Archive Centre is a fantastic resource of historical information, which is nearby. The centre collects and preserves historical records about the Highlands, so they are accessible to the public. Scots have travelled the world for centuries, so it’s not surprising international guests flock to Scotland to find out about their past. Generations of people living throughout the globe have Scottish roots. If you are looking into your family history, then the Highland Archive Centre is the place to start.
The centre includes a Family History Room, which has a wealth of information for anyone exploring their family tree. The staff are experts in researching Scottish genealogy. They are available for one to one consultations to book every day, which is very worthwhile. You can also get their help by remote contact, so you don’t have to visit in person.
The fascinating collections held by the Highland Archive Centre go back centuries. These include maps, property valuations, education records and poor relief records. If you haven’t done any digging into your history before, there are many useful guides here.
The Conservation Studios provide a range of treatments for conservation and preservation of documents and artefacts. Their many services include cleaning, re-construction and repair of archaeological objects. They also bind and repair volumes, parchment paper, seals, maps, photographs and plans. The highly trained staff advise institutions on how to conserve their precious artefacts.
Also on the site is the Highland Registrars. This is the registration service, where births, deaths and marriages are recorded. The centre regularly holds civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies for up to 130 guests.
Highland Bed and Breakfast
Whatever reason you need the services of the Highland Archive Centre, we are the perfect base. I you’re looking into your family tree or you’re a history lover, Bannerman Bed and Breakfast is ideal. Looking for wedding accommodation in Inverness? If you’re attending a wedding at the Highland Registrars’ office in Inverness, book your accommodation at Bannerman Bed and Breakfast. We are a short drive or 10 minutes walk from the Highland Archive Centre, which includes the Registrars. We’re also ideally located for getting into town as well. Drop us a line for more details.