Archive material relating to The Mercian Regiment, The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment, The Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) and to a lesser extent, the 45th (Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot and 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot their associated Militia and Rifle Corps is held at our Museum Archives in Nottingham.




Per enquiry, per soldier;minimum of £20.00


Research enquiry i.e. Battle, Memorial or Regiment; minimum of £20.00 per hour


Visits to the Archives for Research (these must be booked in advance); minimum of £20.00 per hour


Enquirers for commercial and/or financial gain (media/authors etc), are asked to let us know from the outset to avoid any misunderstanding.


If you wish to proceed with an enquiry, please complete the enquiry form and submit it or download it and post it along with your payment.


Payment can be by cheque drawn on a UK bank payable to 'The Museum of the Mercian Regiment (WFR Collection)'


By Post to: Museum Enquiries, RHQ MERCIAN, Chetwynd Barracks, Chilwell, Nottingham NG9 6GQ


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Research Contact
Note: Do NOT submit this form until Payment has been made as no action will be taken on your enquiry until payment has been received WFR, Sherwood Foresters and antecedent regiments: minimum of £20.00: fill in the form below


Personal Service Records


It should be noted that the archives do not hold personal service records of those who have served in the Regiment.


There are many organisations that offer a service in regards to genealogy and military and regimental history.  The Army Museums Ogilby Trust (AMOT) website may assist you with your search and click here to access it