Indexing historical documents volunteer


We're not taking on new volunteers at the moment, but please take a look at the volunteering roles assisting those affected by coronavirus.

You will be helping to update our database of records.


What will I be doing?

  • Indexing 18th and 19th century documents in to the archives Excel database.

What skills or experience do I need?

  • Basic computer and word processing skills
  • An interest in family or local history
  • Attention to detail.

How much time do I need to give?

Upon signing up you will agree timetable of hours

We are open:

  • Tuesday  9am to 7.30pm
  • Wednesday  9am to 5pm
  • Thursday  9am to 5pm
  • Friday  9am to 5pm
  • Saturday 9am to 1pm

Where will I be located?

At Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies.

What support will I be given?

  • You will receive training on how to use the Excel software.

How do I find out more?

Apply now or contact us:

Phone: 0300 123 4049