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North Lanarkshire Archives


North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre, High Road, Motherwell

Phone number:

01698 274590

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Opening hours:

Archives and Local Studies are open Monday to Saturday, 12-4pm. 


You are welcome to drop in to use our reading room and open-access resources for research and study.

The North Lanarkshire Archives holds over 200 collections dating from the 1500s to the 21st century, inclduing the historical records of NHS Lanarkshire.  


In addition we hold the historical records of NHS Lanarkshire. These include:

  • Alexander Hospital, Coatbridge

  • Bellshill Maternity Hospital

  • Calderbank House Hospital, Baillieston

  • Fairhaven Maternity Home, Lanark

  • Hartwood Hospital, Shotts

  • Law Hospital, Carluke

  • Motherwell Maternity Hospital

  • Roadmeetings Hospital, Carluke

  • Strathcyde (formerly County) Hospital, Motherwell

  • William Smellie Hospital (Maternity Ward), Lanark

  • Various management and board records

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