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Highland Archive Service


The Highland Archive Centre 

Bught Road  


 IV3 5RZ

Phone number:

01349 781130

Social Media:

Facebook:  Highland Archive Centre

Twitter:  @HLHArchives 

Opening hours:

Mon - 10:00 - 16:30

Tue - 10:00 - 16:30

Wed - Closed

Thur - 10:00 - 16:30

Fri - 10:00 - 16:30

Sat - Closed

Sun - Closed


Access: For access please contact the Highland Archive Centre at   

* Please note that some material may be closed if it contains sensitive information. Patient information is closed for 100 years and staff information is closed for 75 years.*

The Highland Archive Centre, Inverness is the place of deposit for the historic records of Highland Health Board/NHS Highland dating from 1798.  The collection contains records from Royal Northern Infirmary; Inverness District Asylum; Inverness Poorhouse as well as hospitals across Caithness, Sutherland, Ross and Cromarty, Skye and Lochaber. The collection includes patient and staff records, please see Access above for relevant closure periods for these records. 

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre hold the Duncan Macpherson collection. Macpherson was the pharmacist in Kyle of Lochalsh during the first half of the 20th century

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