Dunkeld Cathedral Perthshire

The Community Archive

The Community Archive is situated at the Cross, Dunkeld, is open from 10am to Noon on Monday's, Wednesday's and Friday's all year.

The Archive Room, which opened above the Cathedral Chapter House in 1995, is now situated at 12 The Cross (next door to the Duchess Anne) and contains a fast growing collection of photographs, records and memorabilia relating to the Cathedral and community of Dunkeld and Birnam, including census records and tombstone inscription of the graveyards in the parish. The regimental records The Scottish Horse are also held there.

Charges and Donations for Research
The Chapter House Museum and Archives are run by a small group of volunteers. We receive some grant funding for major items, but the major part of our expenditure must be covered by donations.   

Short research work is charged at £10.00.

Detailed research work taking of more than one hour, £20 per hour.

In addition we charge for expenses such as photocopying of pictures £2.50 including postage, copies of documents 50p per sheet plus any postage.

All charges and donations go towards the cost of running the Archive.

Online resources can be found at Perth & Kinross Archives, Tay Valley Family History Society, and North Perthshire History Group

The museum and archives volunteers would be pleased to give talks on the history of the cathedral and Dunkeld to interested clubs and societies.

We welcome all forms of memorabilia relating to Dunkeld and Birnam, either for retention or on long term loan.