Heritage Centre

Who do you think you are? Explore the archives, climb your family tree and learn more about Paisley and Renfrewshire’s fascinating history.

Trace your family history and relax in the quiet of the Heritage Centre. Heritage Services run free family history surgeries to help you research, with friendly and experienced staff at hand to help you get started.

Explore the origins of your name and activities of your ancestors – who knows what you will find?

The great resources available also let you dive into the history of Renfrewshire, its people and places, from the earliest times to the present day. With significant archives and resources, this is a fantastic opportunity for historians, students and people who just want to know a little more.


Heritage Centre
Studio 907
Mile End Mill
Abbeymill Business Centre
12 Seedhill Road

Opening times
Monday – Friday: 10am – 5pm
The Heritage Centre is open for pre-booked research visits only. To book in advance, email heritage@renfrewshire.gov.uk or phone 0141 618 5375.