Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment Museum Collection
How to get there:
The Collection is on two sites, and family history and other researchers are recommended to contact Nigel Lutt first at Nigel.Lutt2@virginmedia.com or if urgent on mobile 0750 4015313 for advice. The response will be prompt (within one to three days) with the exception of holidays, which will not be notified in advance, and which will result in a delay of a week or two at most. The Regimental Collection is on two sites, as follows: </p> (1) The Regimental Gallery within Wardown Park Museum, Luton is devoted to the history of the County Regiment and its predecessors. The displays comprise uniforms, medals, militaria, pictures and silver. There is little research material on site. </p> (2) Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service, Bedford, holds the Regimental Collection of archives and photographs (ref: X550) as well as other material for the military researcher and the family and local historian. There is no material on display, but items can be produced for consultation. </p> Opening Hours: Mon 9am – 7pm, Tues, Wed, Fri 9am – 5pm. Closed: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, 25/5 Dec. and 1st Jan.. Stacks closed for production of documents: 12.45pm – 2pm and after 4.30pm (6.30pm on Monday). Please e-mail or telephone to make an appointment before visiting. </p> Address: Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service, Riverside Building, Borough Hall, Bedford MK42 9AP Tel: (01234) 228833 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.bedford.gov.uk/archive </p> Admission charges: Adult: Free (by appointment) Seniors: Free (by appointment) Groups: Free (by appointment) Children: Free (by appointment) School Parties: By appointment Others: By appointment Donations: welcomed Facilities Coach parking no Car parking no. Nearest pay-and-display is approx 200 yards away Restaurant/café no Toilets yes Lecture room no Shop no Other: Disabled access (see website for advice)
Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment; Bedfordshire Regiment; 16th (or Bedfordshire Regiment of Foot); 16th (or Buckinghamshire’s regiment of Foot); 16th Regiment of Foot; Colonel Douglas’s Regiment of Foot.
Tel: 01582 546722 /546725