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Heritage Hub

Overview

The Heritage Hub will be open every Thursday and Friday from 09:30-16:30.

Booking is essential, to make a reservation please email: localhistory@liveborders1.org.uk or call 01450 360699 during opening hours.

The Heritage Hub is the home of the Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Service. It cares for a wide range of archive documents and local history publications from the four historic counties of Berwickshire, Peeblesshire, Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire.

The Heritage Hub is a ScotlandsPeople Centre and for £15.00 a day you can have unlimited access to one of the world’s best online sources of original family history information. There are almost 100 million records to look through for Scottish ancestry research, with census, wills, statutory birth, marriage and death, Old Parish and Roman Catholic records and a growing series of Valuation Rolls.

When you visit the Heritage Hub for the first time you’ll be asked to register. Please bring a form of identification.

CLICK HERE for the catalogue.

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Free parking
Disabled parking
Wifi access
Free admission
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The facilities at the Heritage Hub are open to anyone to do their own research into the document collections. This service is FREE, with charges only made for photocopies. There is limited capacity to research documents at present so advance booking is essential. You may be able to prepare in advance with our online catalogue. You can also bring your own laptop, tablet or smartphone and take advantage of our free Wi-Fi to study other history resources.

Copies of many of our documents are available, and in different formats, subject to copyright. Please ask. Remote payment can be made by cheque, credit or debit card or by International Money Order, drawn on a British bank and made payable to Live Borders. Payments made within the Heritage Hub should be by card only (cash payments to the exact equivalent of the fee payable can be made on request via our donations box).

There is free parking available at Common Haugh car park, five minutes’ walk away, well signposted from the A7.

The Heritage Hub is DDA compliant. There is disabled parking on site.

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The Heritage Hub

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Opening Times

Heritage Hub
  • Thursday 09:30 - 16:30
  • Friday 09:30 - 16:30
ScotlandsPeople Centre
  • Thursday 09:30 - 16:30
  • Friday 09:30 - 16:30
Closed weekends