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Explore the historical records of East Dunbartonshire

The Archives Service collects and preserves the historical records of East Dunbartonshire, its people and organisations, for the benefit of current and future generations. EDLC manages the archive collections on behalf of East Dunbartonshire Council.

Our archives cover the towns of Kirkintilloch, Lenzie, Bishopbriggs, Bearsden, Milngavie, Westerton, Lennoxtown, Milton of Campsie, Torrance, Baldernock and Twechar.  Visit our collections page for more details.

Appointments and opening hours

Access to the archives is currently by pre-booked appointment between 10am-5pm Monday to Friday at:

Archives & Local Studies
William Patrick Library
2-4 West High Street
Kirkintilloch G66 1AD

Please email to book an appointment or telephone 0141 777 3142.

If you aren’t able to visit us our staff can carry out up to 30 minutes research for you for free. You also have the option of purchasing additional research time at £12.50 per half hour (up to a max of 2 hours) see

Not sure where to start, or never used archives before? Take a look at our research guides covering our most popular records. Contact us for free, friendly advice by email

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