Lincolnshire Archives

Fees and charges

Our staff reply to general enquiries about the archives and library material free of charge.

There is no charge for using the search room resources other than the self-service microfiche and computer print-outs.

Book a search room table

Museum collection and archives enquiries and research

  • Search of catalogues, registers and indexes: £16.50 per hour (maximum one hour)
  • Research enquiry (single source): £16.50 per hour (maximum one hour)
  • Research enquiry (basic): £33
  • Research enquiry (detailed): £41.25
  • Access to stored collections or assisted research: £33-£180
  • Advice and guidance (third party): £60

Reprographics and copying services

  • Microfiche print-outs (A4, black and white): 70p per sheet
  • Camera pass (use of own camera): £10.50 per day or £105 per year
  • Provision of Baptism certificates: £13.50
  • Certification or copies: £10.50
  • Supply: Collection in person – free, posted – POA

Digital photography orders (staff facilitated)

These charges apply to our normal response time of completing orders within 28 days.

Where we receive a request for a rush order, prices are three times standard charge, subject to the availability of staff.

  • Minimum order (applies to all orders): £5
  • Copy of existing digital image: £2
  • Creation of a new digital image: £5.25 per document, plus £6 for documents up to A2 or £8.50 over A2. Oversize documents POA.
  • Supply of digital images: £3.75 email order, £8.75 for CD

Paper Prints (staff facilitated)

These charges apply to our normal response time of completing orders within 28 days.

Where we receive a request for a rush order, prices are three times standard charge, subject to the availability of staff.

  • Minimum order (applies to all orders): £5
  • Creation of a copy- black and white: £5.25 per document plus £1.25 for A4 or £1.75 for A3
  • Creation of a copy- colour: £5.25 per document plus £1.80 for A4 or £2.25 for A3
  • Supply of printed images: Free during opening hours

Publications and reproductions

Books, e-books and CDs (per image, per use)

  • Non-profit local publications (Lincolnshire) up to 1,000 copies: Inner page £20, cover £50
  • Non-profit local publications (Lincolnshire) over 1,000 copies: Inner page £40, cover £100
  • Publications up to 1,000 copies: Inner page £50, cover £125
  • Publications over 1,000 copies: Inner page £100, cover £250

Newspapers/magazines (per image, per use)

  • Lincolnshire publications: Inner page £36, cover £90
  • National/international publications: Inner page £50, cover £125

Commercial posters/advertising/merchandise (per image, per use): £250

Websites

Educational websites (not for profit): £30

Commercial websites: £60

Broadcasting (per image, per use)

Regional broadcast (1 transmission) £75 single country broadcast (1 transmission) £100

World broadcast (1 transmission) £150 five-year use/multiple transmission £300

Displays and exhibitions (up to A3 size) (per image, per use)

Free entry (non-profit) exhibitions: £25 temporary, £50 permanent

Commercial (charged entry) exhibitions: £60 temporary, £120 permanent

Unpublished use (per image, per use)

  • Educational use in classroom only: Free
  • Personal use (without publication): Free
  • Use in official report or survey: £15
  • Lincolnshire County Council reproduction of images: Free for internal use/ not for profit up to five images. POA on other requests.