The Research Library is now open – by appointment only.

If you are interested in the history of Wantage, your family history or simply finding out more about your street or favourite local pub, we have resources to help you.

Whatever your query, please contact us at to make an appointment to visit.

Visitors can access our reference books, articles, photograph collection and map collection. We also have an extensive collection of wills and transcripts. Volunteers will be on hand to help guide visitors through our resources and assist with queries.

We have a selection of local history articles available to download here: