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Durham County Record Office: the official archive service for County Durham and Darlington

How to pay

Information about making online, telephone and postal payments.

By credit/debit card or PayPal online

You can now pay for some of our services online.

Visit the Record Office online shop to pay for Quick Search, research service and publications.

By credit or debit card over the phone

Pay for all of our services by phone.

Phone 03000 267 628 to make a card payment.

We can take telephone payments during these times (excluding UK bank holidays):

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.45am - 4.45pm
  • Friday:                        8.45am - 4.15pm

Please note that we cannot take 'American Express' card payments.

You can also pay by card in our Search Room.

By cheque or postal order

You can make payments in GBP by cheque or postal order. Please make cheques payable to 'Durham County Council' and send to the postal address on our contact us page.

When sending payment please remember to quote your order reference and the date of your order.