Local & Family History
Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-4pm, (Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment) all year.
Commissioned research services and digital collections reproductions have also recommenced.
To contact the team at Angus Archives, you can reach them by
Our Local and Family History service records, researches and showcases the history of Angus and its people. Our team are passionate about preserving the history of the county and are here to help people who wish to find out more about their family's past, local history or would like to undertake further research on this fascinating county. With extensive archives and photographic collections there is plenty of Angus history to explore.
Located in a beautiful rural setting, Angus Archives is a treasure trove of 800 years of the history of Angus and its people. Our collections cover Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir, Montrose, Monifieth and rural areas across Angus.Visit Us
Angus Archives is a great place to start or build on your family history. We have rich and varied sources to help the family historian. Our team have a wealth of experience to help you make the most of our unique documents, photographs and indexes.Family History
Angus Archives has a vast index of resources available covering each major town. This highlights the resources spanning a variety of time periods and provides guidance on resources most useful to you. We also offer a series of articles on the general history of various towns and villages.Local History
We specialise in researching all aspects of Angus local and family history. We can trace your family tree, locate ancestors or research the history of a house, school or business.Research Services
We have a vast and fascinating photographic collection documenting the built and social history of Angus over more than a hundred years. All our photographs are available for purchase or can be licenced for reproduction or publication.Photographic Collection