This is the centre for most
activities in our society other than branch meetings.
location on the 'StreetMap' site.
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Why not come along to our Research Centre to see what we can
offer you? The Centre re-opened in its new home in Yeomanry House in
The site entrance is in Coley Avenue close to the junction
with Castle Hill. Look out for the signs to Berkshire Record Office and
Reading Register Office.
The site and parking is shared with the Berkshire Record Office and the
Registrar's Office. Adequate parking is normally available.
The Centre has a Computer Suite with a broadband
connection to the Internet including Ancestry and Findmypast Library editions.
opening hours. The number of sessions is limited solely by the
number of assistants that are available. Please contact our Research Centre
Manager at if you'd like to
find out more about assisting at the Centre, or just come along on one of
the regular library
Parking for the Research Centre is shared with the Register
Office (also in Yeomanry House) and the Berkshire Record Office nearby
but parking spaces are normally freely available. You can also park in
one of the nearby town centre car parks (e.g. Chatham Street, Broad
The entrance is in Coley Avenue and shared with the the
Reading Register Office and the Berkshire Record Office. Follow signs
the Berkshire Record Office.
- There are many buses which pass the Centre on Castle Hill
and then continue down the Bath Road or go down Russell Street and on
into Tilehurst Road. We give below the principal services and times.
The services given often run at different times before 9am and
after 4pm or not at all.
You can check bus times with
Reading Buses on tel: 0118 959 4000 or at www.reading-buses.co.uk/
These also give more details of local buses.
Some routes to consider are 23, 28, 33, 102, 143 & 149.
be very pleased to hear your suggestions and comments.
Please ask to leave a note in the day book when you visit, write to us
at the Yeomanry House address at the top of this page or email your
comments (but please not research queries) to .