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Wolverhampton City Archives

  • Wolverhampton Archives

    Explore the rich life of Wolverhampton and its people

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Wednesday 1 - 7pm
Thursday & Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm
Admission free

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Wolverhampton City Archives
Molineux Hotel Building, Whitmore Hill
West Midlands
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  • A Wealth of Materials

    ...relating to the history of all areas now within the city of Wolverhampton including Bilston, Bushbury, Penn, Tettenhall and Wednesfield.
  • A City Landmark

    The Grade II* listed building was built in the mid-18th century as a home for the wealthy Molineux family, before becoming a hotel in the 1870s.
  • Constantly Growing

    The vast collections include maps, books, census returns, newspapers, records from local schools, churches, societies and businesses, electoral registers, births, deaths and marriages.
  • Explore the History of Your City

    Filled with fascinating documents, photographs, maps, recordings, ephemera and more.