Visitor Information

Contact Details

Family History at The Mitchell

The Mitchell

North Street

Glasgow

G3 7DN

 

Phone: 0141 287 2988

 

Fax: 0141 226 8452

 

Email: familyhistory@glasgowlife.org.uk​​

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Opening Hours

The Family History resources at the Mitchell Library are made up of records from the Glasgow City Archives, the Registrar's Service, the library's Special Collections and the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archives. These services currently operate the opening hours listed below.



Glasgow City Archives

Please note that we are now operating an appointments system. To request an appointment, please complete the Archives Appointment Booking Form and email to archives@glasgowlife.org.uk. Further information and other frequently asked questions are available at https://bit.ly/2HlfT3N. Please also see The Mitchell Library’s FAQs at https://bit.ly/2S7xOgc.

Day Time
Monday Closed
Tuesday 11am - 3pm
Wednesday 11am - 3pm
Thursday 11am - 3pm
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

​Special Collections (updated July 2021)

We are pleased to be offering increased hours as we are now in Level 0. There are still restrictions in place and the number of customers able to access the department is still at a reduced level. If you have a specific enquiry or wish to pre-book an appointment please email mitchelllibrary@glasgowlife.org.uk or phone 0141 287 2999.


Day Time
Monday
Closed
Tuesday 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 10am - 4pm
Thursday 10am - 4pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday Closed

Registrars

Glasgow Registration Service -  Our Registrars Family History Centre will remain closed for the moment.  This will be reviewed as we enter Phase 4 of the Scottish Government Route map. Any updates will be added to our GCC website page https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/article/17698/Family-History​​”​​

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Archives

Please contact us on archives-nhsggc@glasgow.ac.uk and we will do what we can to help.


Mitchell Access

 

Full details of disabled access can be found on DisabledGo.​

 

Plan your visit

Bus

First Bus 9, 11, 16, 18, 42/a, 44/a, 57, 62, 118.


Underground

St George’s Cross is the nearest Underground station to The Mitchell Library - about a 10 minute walk.


Train

Charing Cross Station is close by the Library.

Turn left at the Bath Street exit and the Library is directly on other side of bridge over M8 motorway.

Anderston Station is a 5 minute walk away.

Take the entrance on to North Street and turn right.


Car

Travelling Westbound on M8, take the Charing Cross exit (Junction 17), cross over Sauchiehall Street and The Library is to the right.

 

Travelling Eastbound on the M8, take the City Centre exit (Junction 19) and follow signs for Charing Cross or Mitchell Library.

On-street metered parking is available outside the Library or there is a NCP Car Park on India Street next to Charing Cross Train Station.

Facilities

Free WiFi & Internet access

Herald Cafe Bar

Reprographic service

Photocopying

Baby change

Disabled access via Granville Street Lifts to all floors

Disabled toilets located at Granville Street & North Street entrances​​

 

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