Research Request Form

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17

Archives staff can provide up to 2 hours of research into a genealogical or historical topic. The fee for a research request is $20.00 per hour and includes a delivery fee and up to 20 pages of copies of supporting documents. (Additional copies will be billed at the standard rate for reproductions.) Please be aware that we are only able to search materials held in the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives and that research may not be successful. Fees are not refundable.

To request research services, please fill out the form below. Archives staff will review and confirm your request and provide you with an invoice.  Work will not begin until payment is received. Please allow 4-6 weeks for research to be completed. Research findings and copies of supporting documents will be delivered by mail.

Payment can be made by sending a check made payable to WFCHS Archives to the address above. Alternatively, payment can be made through PayPal via the link below. Our PayPal account is managed through the Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society. You do not have to have a PayPal account to use PayPal. Enter the total cost of your order into the price field and click on continue. You may log on to your PayPal account, or, if you wish to pay by credit or debit card click on the link to  select "Pay with credit or debit card."





Describe the research you would like us to undertake on your behalf.  Please include  pertinent full names, dates, and any resources previously checked (census records, death records, etc.). Only one surname or topic should be submitted per request.