What were the first records of Parliament?
How did the Lords Archive gradually take on a more modern form?
How did the Jewel Tower play an important role in the preservation of Parliamentary records? Find out more about the Tower between the 17th and 19th centuries
What were the first records of the House of Commons?
A fire destroyed much of the medieval Palace of Westminster in 1834. How did the records of the House of Lords survive?
How Parliament started to improve its record keeping and create a modern archive service
What happened to the records of Parliament during the Second World War? Find out more about a dramatic scene which unfolded at the top of the Victoria Tower.