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We have an extensive archive of documents and photographs relating to the history of Whimple. Whether you are researching your family tree or some other aspect of Whimple history, we may be able to help. Our archivist, Gill Smith, and her team will do their best to answer written enquiries, and you are also welcome to visit and view our archives in person by appointment. Please Contact Us to arrange this.
Charges for consulting our archive (payable in advance) are as follows:
Research by our archivist - £3 per 15 minutes. (We recommend that you pay for a minimum of 1 hour of research – if the time taken is less then we will provide a refund. Please note that the time taken will be rounded up in 15 minute increments).
One day permit to photograph documents - £7 for up to 20 images, £20 for more than 20 images. Please note that flash photography, and the use of film and video recording equipment or tripods is not permitted
Black and white photocopies – 60p per A4 sheet, £1 per A3 sheet
Colour photocopies - £1.65 per A4 sheet, £2.20 per A3 sheet
Image copied to photo quality paper - £2 per A4 sheet
Digital images (jpeg) - £4 per image
If you would like to have copies posted to you then postage and packing will be charged at the rate applicable at the time. Our archivist will advise you of this when she receives your order.
Please note that all copies supplied, including copies taken by you under the terms of a photography permit, are for private study or research only. You will need to obtain our written permission if you wish to make use of any image for the purpose of publication (including on a website), exhibition or broadcast, or for any commercial purpose. There will be additional fees for this – please Contact Us for further details.
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