Be an Archive Detective
Every year the Archive catalogues around 100,000 items. However there are a small proportion we aren't able to identify for a variety of reasons. We need your help to solve these mysteries.
We have produced galleries by theme, area, or date to help you focus on the subject matter. Please click on one of the pages below to start browsing through these galleries. You can click on the galleries to see the clues we have so far, and to see the images full screen.
If you can identify a place, or spot a clue that might help our cataloguers, please contact us via the email address at the foot of this page with the details.
Thanks to your detective work, these mysteries have been solved.
Can you help us identify these places in Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Hertfordshire?
Can you help us with these archive images of unidentified churches?
A last miscellany of unidentified views from the LMS Collection. Can you help with any of these?
We've seen these mysteries before but they're not yet solved.
Yet more mysteries that we've had a good look at, but they are not yet solved...
Can You Help?
Archive Cataloguing Team