Coventry History Centre


The History Centre comprises the Coventry Archives and Local Records office and holds much useful information on the history of Coventry and its citizens from medieval times to the present, including original books, maps, newspapers, electoral registers and building plans. 

Special Collections

The Centre holds a range of original documents and items relating to:

  • George Eliot;
  • the children’s author Angela Brazil; and
  • the labour movement pioneer Tom Mann.



Contact Details

Based at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum:

Jordan Well, Coventry, West Midlands CV1 5Q