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Kirkcaldy Galleries – Local & Family History Room

Welcome to Kirkcaldy Galleries – Local & Family History Room! We can help you to explore your family’s past and research the rich history of our local area. Our friendly staff are on hand to help you delve into a vast array of local records including census data, old parish registers, international genealogical index, maps, newspapers and more. We also have microfiche readers and printers available.

Researching your family history or the local area? Have a look at our Local & Family History section.

You can book a visit to our Local and Family History Room HERE

To keep our staff and our customers safe, we currently have a limit on the number of people in the room and booking is recommended to avoid having to wait or come back at another time.

When you book, please tell us what you would like to find out and what resources you would like to use, if you know.  For complex enquiries we may contact you to find out how we can make the most of your appointment.  Please let us know in advance about any special requirements you have.

When visiting, we ask that you:

  • Wear a face covering
  • Bring your own pens/pencils and notepads.

Please note we may not to be able to supply additional items on the day. We also ask you give us advance notice of any changes, information or support required. If you have questions about specific items in our collection on the day, for example, the staff present may not be able to help but we will do our best to find out the information for you

Use this form to book your Local Studies visit.

We will be able to help you with general enquiries for free, but cannot undertake extensive or complicated research. Copies of documents, records, images and items from our collection incur small charges.

If you would like to ask us a question, you can call Kirkcaldy Galleries on 01592 583206 or email our team at LocalStudies.Kirkcaldy@onfife.com