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The Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies makes a charge for some services provided.  Please contact us if you require further details about any of our charges.  All cheques should be drawn in sterling and made payable to Buckinghamshire County Council.

Copying charges

All including VAT; overseas charges vary slightly, please enquire with the Centre for further details

 Item  Price
Photocopies of items in Local Studies and Archive search-rooms 10p per sheet A4
50p for a colour copy
20p per sheet A3
£1 for a colour copy
Photocopies of documents produced from the Archive strong-rooms 80p per sheet A4
£1 for a colour copy
£1 per sheet A3
£1-20 for a colour copy
Photocopy of a will (regardless of length) £5 per will
Print-outs from microfilm Self-service: 50p per sheet
Supplied by post: £5
Print-outs from computer 10p per sheet (b/w)
£1 per sheet (colour)
Minimum charge for copies sent by post (including vehicle licensing copies) £5 + p&p
Minimum charge for business copies sent by post £10 + p&p
Certified copies per certification £10 + p&p
Photographic handling charge £5
Charge for using a camera in the search-rooms £5 per day
£20 per calendar month
£60 per calendar year
Postage and packaging costs Up to five items £2
Up to ten items £4
More than ten items £5

Digital copying charges

 Item  Price
Colour image, up to A3, 300dpi, supplied as PDF file by email (up to 10mb) £2.50 per image
Ditto, supplied on CD As above, plus £1.00 per CD, plus p&p
Orders requiring staff search and preparation time (such as large orders, large maps or other documents, and orders requiring searching through documents) £30.00 per hour
Minimum charge for copies supplied £5.00

Research charges

 Item  Price
Search fee  £25 +VAT per hour
Search fee for commercial purposes (including legal research, etc.)  £50 +VAT per hour
Look ups in parish registers, electoral rolls etc.  £5  
Inclusion in list of independent record agents  £25 per calendar year


Reproduction and publication fees

For permission to reproduce an item in an exhibition or publication, please contact us for further details.

Certified copies of documents

 Item  Price
Certified copies  £10.00 per certification + p&p
Marriage certificates (post-1837)  £9.25 + p&p
Baptism certificates (post-1813)  £12 + p&p


Lecture fees

 Item Price 
Lectures by staff and group visits to the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies £40 +VAT per lecture/group, plus expenses
Palaeography classes
(including provision of photocopies)
£55 +VAT inc. expenses

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