To help you locate the records and books that are of interest to you, catalogues containing descriptions of the items that we hold are available to search for free online.
Cornwall Record Office (archives)
If you have not used our archive catalogues before, please use the help pages to get you started or the Online Catalogues Guide. There are currently no images of the documents available, but the individual catalogue entries contain detailed descriptions of most of the items in our collections and some even include a transcription of the document (for an example see The Poor Law Project #2). For details of how to order copies of documents please see the Enquiry and copy services pages.
Cornish Studies Library
You can search for and request books, pamphlets and journals on the Cornwall Library catalogue, which includes the Cornish Studies Library's holdings.
You may also search for old photographs of Cornwall from the Cornish Studies Library photograph database.