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Vital Statistics Offices

General Register Office
P.O. Box 2,
Southport,
Merseyside,
ENGLAND
PR8 2JD
United Kingdom

Web Site:  Order Certificates Online

Registration Services
Invicta House
County Hall
Maidstone
Kent
United Kingdom
ME14 1XX

Tel:  +44 (0)8458 247400
Email:  Enquiries
Online search:  Kent BMD

Ashford Area Office
Elwick House,
Elwick Road,
Ashford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN23 1NR

Tel:  +44 (0)8458 247400

Canterbury Area Office
Wellington House,
St Stephens Road,
Canterbury,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT2 7RD

Tel:  +44 (0)8458 247400

Dartford Area Office
The Manor Gatehouse
Priory Road,
Dartford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA1 2BJ

Tel:  +44 (0)8458 247400

Dover Area Office
Maybrook House
New Street,
Dover,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT17 9AJ

Tel:  +44 (0)8458 247400

Folkestone Area Office
Shorncliffe House
5 Shorncliffe Road,
Folkestone,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT20 2SQ

Tel:  +44 (0)8458 247400

Gravesend Area Office
Cygnet House
132 Windmill Street,
Gravesend,
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA12 1BE

Tel:  +44 (0)8458 247400

Maidstone Area Office
The Archbishop's Palace
Mill Street,
Maidstone,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME15 6YE

Tel:  +44 (0)8458 247400

Ramsgate Area Office
Aberdeen House
68 Ellington Road,
Ramsgate,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT11 9ST

Tel:  +44 (0)8458 247400

Sittingbourne Area Office
Milton Place
Avenue of Remembrance,
Sittingbourne,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME10 4DE

Tel:  +44 (0)8458 247400

Tunbridge Wells Area Office
The Mansion House
39 Grove Hill Road,
Tunbridge Wells,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN1 1SL

Tel:  +44 (0)8458 247400


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Public Archives

Centre for Kentish Studies
Sessions House,
County Hall,
Maidstone,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME14 1XQ

Tel:  +44 (0)1622-694363
Fax:  +44 (0)1622-694379
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Archives
Catalogue:  Online Search

City of Westminster Archives Centre
10 St Ann's Street,
London
United Kingdom
SW1P 2DE

Telephone:  (020) 7641 5180

Corporation of London Record Office
PO Box 270,
Guildhall,
London
United Kingdom
EC2P 2EJ

 

East Kent Archives Centre
Enterprise Zone
Honeywood Road,
Whitfield,
Dover,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT16 3EH

Tel:  +44 (0)1304-829306
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Archives
Catalogue:  Online Search

London Metropolitan Archives:
City of London
40 Northampton Road,
London,
England
EC1R 0HB

Tel:  +44 020 7332 3820
Fax:  +44 020 7833 9136
Email:  Enquirers
Website:  London Generations

Medway Archives & Local Studies Centre,
Medway Council,
Clocktower Building,
Civic Centre,
Strood,
Rochester,
Kent
United Kingdom
ME2 4AU

Tel:  +44 (0)1634-332342
Fax:  +44 (0)1634-297060
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Catalogue & Parish Records


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Diocesan Archives

Canterbury Cathedral Archives,
The Precincts,
Canterbury,
Kent
ENGLAND
CT1 2EH

Tel:  +44 (0)1227-865330
Email:  Enquiries
Catalogue:  Online Search

Rochester Diocesan Archives,
C/O Centre for Kentish Studies,
Sessions House,
County Hall,
Maidstone,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME14 1XQ

Tel:  +44 (0)1622-694363
Fax:  +44 (0)1622-694379
Email:  Enquiries

Southwark Diocesan Office,
Trinity House,
4 Chapel Court,
Borough High Street,
London
ENGLAND
SE1 1HW

Note:  Covers the area formerly under Rochester Diocese such as Plumstead, Lewisham, Deptford, Eltham, Erith, et cetera.

Tel:  +44 (0)020-7939-9400
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Southwark Diocese


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Military Archives

National Army Museum
Royal Hospital Road,
Chelsea,
London,
United Kingdom
SW3 4HT

Tel:  +44 020-77300717
Fax:  020-78236573
Website:  Collections

Army Museums Ogilby Trust
Brigadier CS Sibun
58 The Close,
Salisbury,
Wiltshire,
United Kingdom
SP1 2EX

Tel/Fax:  +44 (0)1722 332188
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Search

The Buffs Regimental Museum,
The Royal Museum,
18 High Street,
Canterbury
Kent
ENGLAND
CT1 2JE

Tel:  +44 (0)1227-452747
Fax:  +44 (0)1227-455047
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Museum

Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment and Queen's Regiment Museum,
5 Keep Yard,
Dover Castle,
Dover,
Kent
ENGLAND
CT16 1HU

Tel/Fax:  +44(0)1304-240121
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Museum

Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry Museum
Hever Castle
Edenbridge,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN8 7NG

Tel:  +44 (0) 1732 865224
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Collections

Royal Engineers Museum
Brompton Barracks
Prince Arthur Road,
Gillingham,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME4 4UG

Tel:  +44 (0) 1634 822839
Fax:  +44 (0) 1634 822371
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Collections

Royal Artillery Museum
Royal Arsenal
Woolwich,
London,
United Kingdom
SE18 6ST
Address correspondence attention of:
Operations Manager,
Firepower,

Tel:  +44 (0) 20 8855 7755
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Museum

Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Museum Collection
Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery
St Faith's Street,
Maidstone,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME14 1LH

Tel:  +44 (0) 1622 602838
Email:  Enquiries


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County Societies

Kent Archaeological Society
C/O Hon. General Secretary
Mr. Andrew I. Moffat,
Three Elms,
Woodlands Lane,
Shorne,
Gravesend,
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA12 3HH

Email:  Hon. General Secretary
Web Site:  KAS

Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit
Miss E. M. Mynott, Secretary
Roman Painted House,
New Street,
Dover,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT17 9AJ

Daytime Telephone:  +44 (0)208 4624737
Evening Telephone:  
Email:  
Web Site:  

Kent History Federation
Mrs. S. Broomfield, Hon. Secretary
8 Woodview Crescent,
Hildenborough,
Tonbridge,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT4 5BA

Daytime Telephone:  +44 (0)1732 838698
Evening Telephone:  
Email:  
Web Site:  

Kent Family History Society
C/O Mrs. K. Slater
Bullockstone Farm,
Bullockstone Road,
Herne,
Kent,
ENGLAND
CT6 7NL

Email:  Mrs. K. Slater
Web Site:  Kent FHS

Folkestone & District Family History Society
C/O Mrs. Janet Powell,
Kingsmill Down,
Hastingleigh,
Ashford,
Kent,
ENGLAND
TN25 5JJ

Email:  Secretary
Web Site:  Folkestone FHS

North West Kent Family History Society
C/O Mrs. Vera Bailey
58 Clarendon Gardens,
Stone,
Dartford,
Kent,
ENGLAND
DA2 6EZ

Email:  Secretary
Website:  North West Kent FHS

Tunbridge Wells Family History Society
C/O Mr. Roy Thompson
5 College Drive,
Tunbridge Wells,
Kent,
ENGLAND
TN2 3PN

Email:  Mr. Thompson
Website:  Tunbridge Wells FHS

Woolwich & District Family History Society
C/O Mrs. Edna Reynolds
54 Parkhill Road,
Bexley,
Kent,
ENGLAND
DA5 1HY

Email:  Mrs. E. Reynolds


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Local History Societies & Groups

Appledore Local History Society
C/O Mrs. Elizabeth Wright
Trotters End,
72 The Street,
Appledore,
Ashford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN28 2AE

Daytime Telephone:  +44 (0)1233 758500
Evening Telephone:  
Email:  Enquiries
Web Site:  

Ashford Archaeological and Historical Society
Mrs. Marion Pont,
Honorary Secretary,
Gable Hook Farm
Bethersden,
Ashford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN26 3BQ

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)1233 820679
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1233 820679
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Information

Association Of Men Of Kent and Kentish Men
C/O Mr. David Line,
35 Northumberland Avenue,
Ashford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN24 9QF

 

Aylesford Society
Mr. David Pearce, Chairman
35 Priory Grove,
Ditton,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME20 6BA

Daytime Tel:  
Evening Tel:  
Email:  
Website:  

Bearsted & District Local History Society
Mrs. G. Rands,
17 Mount Lane,
Bearsted,
Maidstone,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME14 4DD

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)1622 737959
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1233 820679
Email:  
Website:  

Bexley Archaeological Group
Janice Guyton,
Membership Secretary,
32 Matfield Road,
Upper Belvedere,
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA17 6LT

Tel:  +44 (0)1322449186
Website:  Information

Bexley Historical Society
Mrs. Sally Kirkpatrick, Chairman
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)20 8303 0544
Evening Tel:  
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Society

Biddenden Local History Society
C/O Mrs. P. M. Stokes,
Willow Cottage
Smarden Road,
Biddenden,
Ashford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN27 8JT

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)1580 291397
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1580 291397

Brenchley & Matfield Local History Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)1892 722339
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1233 820679
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Society

Bridge & District History Society
Mrs. J. Vye, Secretary
La Dacha,
Patrixbourne Road,
Bridge,
Canterbury
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT4 5BL

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)1227 830983
Evening Tel:  
Email:  
Website:  

Broadstairs Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1233 820679
Email:  
Website:  

Charing & District Local History Society
C/O Miss S. Pearson, Secretary
Old School House
High Street,
Charing,
Ashford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN27 0LS

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)1233 712772
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1233 712772

Chatham Historical Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1233 820679
Email:  
Website:  

Crayford Manor House Historical & Archaeological Association
Mrs. J. Hearn-Gillham, Secretary
14 Mt Pleasant Walk,
Bexley,
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA5 1PT

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)1322 551279
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1322 551279

Deal & Walmer Local History Society
Town Hall,
High Street,
Deal,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT14 6BB

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1233 820679
Email:  
Website:  

Detling Society
Contact: John A Owen, Secretary
19 Hockers Lane,
Detling,
Maidstone,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME14 3JL

Tel:  +44 (0)1622 737940
Email:  
Website:  

Dover History Society
amalgamated with the
Friends of Dover Museum
Please address enquiries to:

Friends of Dover Museum
Dover Museum,
Market Square,
Dover,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT16 1PB

Telephone:  +44 (0)1304 201066

Email:  Museum Enquiries
Website:  Friends of Dover Museum

East Peckham History Society
Contact: Mrs K Mahoney, Secretary
13 Fell Mead,
East Peckham,
Tonbridge,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN12 5EG

Tel:  +44 (0)1622 872111
Email:  
Website:  

Edenbridge & District Historical Society
Mrs. Anna Griffin, Secretary
Russets,
Swan Lane,
Edenbridge,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN8 6AL

Tel:  
Website:  Information

Farningham & Eynsford Local History Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

The Faversham Society
The Hon. Membership Secretary
Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre,
Preston Street,
Faversham,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME13 8NS

Tel:  +44 (0)1795 534542
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Information

Fawkham & District History Society
Contact: Mrs K Proudfoot, Secretary
The Old Rectory,
Fawkham,
Longfield
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA3 8LX

Tel:  +44 (0)1474 707513
Email:  
Website:  

Folkestone & District Local History Society
Contact: Mr D Gregory, Secretary
20 Plain Road,
Folkestone
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT20 2QG

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1303 246682
Email:  
Website:  

Frittenden History Society
Contact: Mrs J Latham, Secretary
Bobbyns,
The Street,
Frittenden,
Cranbrook
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN17 2DG

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Gillingham & Rainham Local History Society
Contact: Mr R W Baker, Secretary
130 First Avenue,
Gillingham,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME7 2LQ

Tel:  +44 (0)1634 854982
Email:  
Website:  

Goudhurst & Kilndown Local History Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Gravesend Historical Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Great Chart Society
C/O Mrs G M Tate, Secretary,
Swan Lodge,
The Street,
Great Chart,
Ashford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN23 3AH

Daytime Tel:  
Email:  
Website:  Information

Hadlow History Society
Contact: Mrs A Hughes
Spring House,
Tonbridge Road,
Hadlow,
Tonbridge,
Kent,
United Kingdom

Tel No:  +44 (0)1732 850214
Website:  Information

Halling Local History Society
Contact: Mrs S A Underdown, Secretary
58 Ladywood Road,
Custon,
Rochester
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME2 1EP

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Hawkhurst Local History Society
Contact: Mrs V Wells
17 Oakfield,
Hawkhurst,
Cranbrook,
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Headcorn Local History Society
C/O Leslie Daniels,
Cecil Way,
2 Forge Lane,
Headcorn,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN27

Tel:  +44 (0)1622 890253
Website:  Information

Herne Bay Historical Records Society
Contact: Miss M N Holness, Secretary
9 Clarendon Street,
Herne Bay,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT6 8JX

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Higham Village History Group
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1233 820679
Email:  
Website:  

Horton Kirby & South Darenth Local History Society
Contact: Mr K H Saunderson, Secretary
Appledore,
Rays Hill,
Horton Kirby,
Dartford
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA4 9DB

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1322 862056
Email:  
Website:  

Hythe Civic Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Ightham & District Historical Society
Contact: Mrs M Sayer, Secretary
22 Conyerd Road,
Borough Green,
Sevenoaks
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN15 8RJ

Tel:  +44 (0)1732 883323
Email:  
Website:  

Isle of Thanet Historical Society
Contact: Mrs J Payton, Secretary
58 Epple Bay Avenue,
Birchington
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT7 9HU

Tel:  +44 (0)1843 841633
Email:  
Website:  

Kemsing Historical & Art Society
Contact: Mrs J A Davies, Secretary
48 Childsbridge Lane,
Kemsing,
Sevenoaks
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN15 6QR

Tel:  +44 (0)1732 762266
Email:  
Website:  

Kent Postal History Group
Contact: Mr J Weston, Secretary
27 Denbeigh Drive,
Tonbridge
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN10 3PW

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Kingsnorth & Shadoxhurst Churches, Friends Of
C/O Mrs. Guelda Sammars,
The Rectory
Church Hill,
Kingsnorth,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN23 3EG

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)1233 620433
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1233 620433
Email:  Enquiries

Lamberhurst Local History Society
Contact: Mrs B Vien, Secretary
1 Tanyard Cottages,
Lamberhurst
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN3 8PW

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Lamorbey & Sidcup Local History Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Leigh History Association
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Loose Area History Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Friends of Lydd
Contact: Mrs A Burgess, Hon Secretary
4 Varne Mews,
Littlestone,
New Romney
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN28 8NS

Tel:  +44 (0)1797 361526
Email:  
Website:  

Lyminge Historical Society
Contact: Mr John Carr, Secretary
Korf House,
Canterbury Road,
Lyminge,
Folkestone
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT18 8HU

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Maidstone Area Archaeological Group
Contact: Mr R Weeks, Secretary
40 Bell Meadow,
Maidstone
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME15 9ND

Tel:  +44 (0)1622 762422
Email:  
Website:  

Maidstone Historical Society
Contact: Miss H Rooke, Secretary
14 Trenton Close,
Maidstone
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME16 0HL

Tel:  +44 (0)1622 751900
Email:  
Website:  

Marden History Group
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Margate Civic Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Meopham Historical Society
Contact: Mrs E Ford, Secretary
Tamar,
Wrotham Road,
Meopham
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA13 0HX

Tel:  +44 (0)1474 814025
Email:  
Website:  

Orpington History Society
Contact: Mrs B Dubery, Secretary
42 Crossway,
Petts Wood,
Orpington
Kent,
United Kingdom
BR5 1PE

Tel:  +44 (0)1689 831533
Email:  
Website:  

Otford & District History Society
Contact: Mr D J Jenkins, Secretary
Heath Cottage,
Telston Lane,
Otford,
Sevenoaks,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN14 5JZ

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Otham Society
Contact: Mr J Clinch, Secretary
3 Milners,
Upper Street,
Leeds,
Maidstone
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME17 1GZ

Tel:  +44 (0)1622 861217
Email:  
Website:  

Paddock Wood History Society
Contact: Ms Doreen Ives, Secretary
11 The Greenways,
Paddock Wood,
Tonbridge
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN12 6LS

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Plaxtol History Group
Hon. Secretary,
Mrs. V. Dussek
Tebolds
The Street,
Plaxtol,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN15 0QJ

Tel:  +44 (0)1732 810489

Rainham Historical Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Ramsgate Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Romney Marsh Research Trust
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Sandwich Local History Society
Contact: Dr. F. W. G. Andrews, Secretary
Clover Rise,
14 Stone Cross Lees
Sandwich,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT13 0BZ

Tel:  +44 (0)1304 613476
Email:  
Website:  

The Sevenoaks Society
Bishops Mead
39 Main Road
Sundridge
Sevenoaks,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN14 6EQ

Tel:  +44 (0)1959 561714
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  

The Sevenoaks Historical Society
Mr. A. Wilkinson, Secretary
10 Plymouth Park,
Sevenoaks,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN13 3RR

Tel:  +44 (0)1732 451114
Email:  

Shadoxhurst Village Society
C/O Mr. Tony Brady,
The Hollies
Woodchurch Road,
Shadoxhurst,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN26 1LQ

Email:  Enquiries

Sheppey Local History Society
Contact: Mrs. J. Stimson, Secretary
26 Queen's Road,
Minster on Sea
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME12 2HB

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)
Email:  
Website:  

Shoreham & District Historical Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1233 820679
Email:  
Website:  

Shorne Local History Group
Contact: Mrs J Dyke, Secretary
2 Calderwood,
Gravesend,
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA12 4QH

Tel:  +44 (0)1474 350810
Email:  
Website:  

Sittingbourne Society
Contact: Dr M K Baldwin, Secretary
11 Farm Crescent,
Sittingbourne,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME10 4QD

Tel:  +44 (0)1795 423288
Email:  
Website:  

Smarden Local History Society
Attention: Mrs. Y. Bonham-Miller, Secretary
Hadley House,
The Street,
Smarden,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN27 8NA

Tel:  +44 (0)1233 770425
Email:  
Website:  

Snodland Historical Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Tel:  +44 (0)1233 820679
Email:  
Website:  

St. Margaret's History Society
Attention: Mr. M. J. R. Shepherd, Secretary
5 Glebe Close,
St Margaret's-at-Cliffe,
Dover
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT15 6AF

Tel:  +44 (0)1304 853368
Email:  
Website:  

Staplehurst Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  
Email:  
Website:  

Tenterden & District Local History Society
C/O Mrs. Eleanor Bliss, Secretary
Halfways Cottage,
Pluckley Road,
Smarden,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN27 8NJ

Daytime Tel:  
Evening Tel:  
Email:  
Website:  

Teston History Society
Attention: Mr. C. Davies, Secretary
Broad Halfpenny,
Malling Road,
Teston,
Maidstone,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME18 5AN

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  
Email:  
Website:  

Three Suttons Society
Attention: Mr P Nightingale, Secretary
Henikers,
Henikers Lane,
Sutton Valence
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME17 3EE

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  
Email:  
Website:  

Tonbridge Historical Society
Kent,
United Kingdom

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  
Email:  
Website:  

Wateringbury Local History Society
Mrs. J. Hall, Secretary
85 Phoenix Drive,
Wateringbury,
Kent
United Kingdom
ME18 5RS

Tel:  +44 (0)1622 817833
Website:  Information

Weald History Group
Attention: Mr R Higgs, Secretary
Spring Garden,
Church Road,
Weald,
Sevenoaks,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN14 6LJ

Tel:  01732 463404
Email:  
Website:  

Whitstable History Society
Attention: Miss Catherine O'Rourke, Secretary
4 St. Anne's Road,
Whitstable,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT5 2DW

Tel:  01227 246627
Email:  
Website:  

Wingham Local History Society
Attention:  Mr. G. Goodwin, Secretary
Newholme,
Canterbury Road,
Wingham,
Canterbury
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT3 1NL

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  
Email:  
Website:  

Woodchurch Local History Society
Attention:  Jane Gurdon, Secretary
Kent,
United Kingdom

Tel:  01233 861076
Email:  
Website:  

Wrotham Historical Society
Kent,
United Kingdom<

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)
Evening Tel:  
Email:  
Website:  

Wye Historical Society
C/O Mrs A Clayton,
1 Upper Bridge Street,
Ashford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN25 5AW

Tel:  +44 (0)1233 813125


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Libraries

Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies Library,
79-82 Northgate,
Canterbury,
Kent
ENGLAND
CT1 1BA

Tel:  +44 (0)1227-768664
Fax:  +44 (0)1227-765617
Web Site:  Institute

Special Collections
Templeman Library
University of Kent,
Canterbury,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT2 7NU

Tel:  +44 (0)1227-824567
Web Site:  Special Collections


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Local Studies' Units

Ashford Library
Church Road
Ashford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN23 1QX

Tel:  +44 (0)1233 620649
Fax:  +44 (0)1233 620295/01233 646580
Email:  Enquiries

Bexley Local Studies Centre
Bexleyheath Central Library,
Townley Road,
Bexleyheath,
United Kingdom
DA6 7HJ

Tel:  +44 020-8301-1545
Fax:  +44 020 8304 7058
Email:  Enquiries
Web:  Local Studies

Bromley Local Studies
Bromley Central Library,
Floor 2,
High St,
Bromley,
Kent,
United Kingdom
BR1 1EX

Tel:  +44 020-8461-7170
Email:  Enquiries
Web:  Catalogue

Canterbury Public Library
High Street
Canterbury,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT1 2JF

Tel:  +44 (0)1227 463608
Fax:  +44 (0)1227 768338
Text Phone:  +44 (0)1227 766069
Email:  Enquiries

Dartford Central Library
Central Park
Dartford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA1 1EU

Tel:  +44 (0)1322 221133
Fax:  +44 (0)1322 278271
Email:  Enquiries

Dover Discovery Centre
Market Square
Dover,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT16 1PH

Tel:  +44 (0)1304 204241
Fax:  +44 (0)1304 225914
Email:  Enquiries
Web:  Discovery Centre

Faversham and area
Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre,
Preston Street,
Faversham,
Kent
ENGLAND
ME13 8NS

 

Faversham Public Library
Newton Road
Faversham,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME13 8DY

Tel:  +44 (0)1795 532448
Fax:  +44 (0)1795 591229
Email:  Enquiries

Folkestone Local Studies
2 Grace Hill
Folkestone,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT20 1HD

Tel:  +44 (0)1303 850123
Fax:  +44 (0)1303 242907/01303 256710
Text Phone:  +44 (0)1303 240258
Email:  Enquiries

Gillingham Public Library
High Street
Gillingham,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME7 1BG

Tel:  +44 (0)1634 337340
Fax:  +44 (0)1634 283805

Gravesend Reference Library
Windmill Street
Gravesend,
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA12 1BE

Tel:  +44 (0)1474 352758
Fax:  +44 (0)1474 320284
Text Phone:  +44 (0)1474 331291
Email:  Enquiries

Greenwich Heritage Centre
Artillery Square,
Royal Arsenal,
Woolwich,
United Kingdom
SE18 4DX

Tel:  +44 020-8854-2452
Email:  Enquiries
Web:  Heritage Centre

Herne Bay Local Studies
124 High Street,
Herne Bay,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT6 5JY

Tel:  +44 (0)1227 374896
Fax:  +44 (0)1227 741582
Email:  Enquiries

Hythe Local Studies
1 Stade Street
Hythe,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT21 6BQ

Tel:  +44 (0)1303 267111
Fax:  +44 (0)1303 230232
Email:  Enquiries

Lewisham Local Studies & Archives Centre
Lewisham Library
199-201 Lewisham High St,
London,United Kingdom
SE13 6LG

Tel:  +44 020-8297-0682
Fax:  +44 020-8297-1169
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Information

Luton Local Studies
2 Nelson Terrace,
Luton,
Chatham,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME5 7LA

Tel:  +44 (0)1634 406923

Maidstone Reference Library
St. Faith Street,
Maidstone,
Kent,
United Kingdom

Tel:  +44 (0)1622-752344

Margate Local Studies Room
Cecil Square
Margate,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT9 1RE

Tel:  +44 (0)1843 223626
Fax:  +44 (0)1843 293015
Email:  Enquiries

Ramsgate Local Studies
Cannon Street
Ramsgate,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT11 9XT

Tel:  +44 (0)1843 593532
Fax:  +44 (0)1843 852692
Email:  Enquiries

Sevenoaks Local Studies Library
Buckhurst Lane,
Sevenoaks,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN13 1LQ

Tel:  +44 (0)1732 453118
     or (0)1732 452384
Fax:  +44 (0)1732 742682
Email:  Enquiries

Sheerness Local Studies
Russell Street
Sheerness,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME12 1PL

Tel:  +44 (0)1795 662618
Fax:  +44 (0)1795 583035
Text Phone:01795 581238
Email:  Enquiries

Sittingbourne Local Studies
Central Avenue,
Sittingbourne,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME10 4AH

Tel:  +44 (0)1795 476545
     or (0)1795 477041
Fax:  +44 (0)1795 428376
Email:  Enquiries

Strood Local Studies
32 Bryant Road,
Strood,
Rochester,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME2 3EP

Tel:  +44 (0)1634 718161
Fax:  +44 (0)1634 297919

Tonbridge Local Studies Library
Avebury Avenue,
Tonbridge,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN9 1TG

Tel:  +44 (0)1732 352754
Fax:  +44 (0)1732 358300
Email:  Enquiries

Tunbridge Wells Reference Library
Mount Pleasant Road,
Tunbridge Wells,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN1 1NS

Tel:  +44 (0)1892 522352
Fax:  +44 (0)1892 514657
Text Phone:  +44 (0)1892 538763
Email:  Enquiries

Whitstable Local Studies
31-33 Oxford Street,
Whitstable,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT5 1DB

Tel:  +44 (0)1227 273309
Fax:  +44 (0)1227 771812
Email:  Enquiries


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LDS Family History Centres

These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.

Canterbury
Forty Acres Road
Canterbury,
Kent,
England

Tel:  +44 (0)1227-765431
Hours:  T, W 10am-2pm; W, Th 7pm-9pm;
Sat upon request

Gillingham
2 Twydall Lane,
Gillingham,
Kent,
England

Phone:  44-1634-388900
Hours:  W-F 10am-1pm; T-Th 7pm-9pm

Maidstone
76B London Road,
Maidstone,
Kent,
England

Phone:  +44 (0)1622-757811
Hours:  M, T, Th, F 10am-2pm;
T, W 7:30pm-9pm;
W 10am-2pm (alt.);
Th 7.30pm-9pm LDS only

Orpington
Station Approach,
Orpington,
Kent,
England

Phone:  +44 (0)1689-837342
Hours:  M-Th, Sat 10am-1pm; W 7pm-9pm


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Museums

The National Maritime Museum
Park Row,
Greenwich,
London,
United Kingdom
SE10 9NF

Website:  Maritime Museum

The Kent Police Museum
The Historic Dockyard,
Chatham,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME4 4TZ

Tel:  +44 (0)1634-403260
Fax:  +44 (0)1634-403260
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Information

The Museum of Kent Life, Cobtree,
Lock Lane,
Sandling,
Maidstone,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME14 3AU, England

Tel:  +44 (0)1622 763936
Website:  Information

Cranbrook Museum
Carriers Road,
Cranbrook,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN17 3JX

Tel:  +44 (0)1580 712069
Email:  Archivist, Mrs. Betty Carman
Website:  Information

Dartford Borough Museum
Market Street,
Dartford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
DA1 1EU

Tel:  +44 (0)1322 224739
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Information

Dover Museum,
Market Square,
Dover,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT16 1PB

Tel:  +44 (0)1304 201066
Fax:  +44 (0)1304 241186
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Information

Eden Valley Museum
Church House
High Street,
Edenbridge,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN8 5AR

Tel:  +44 (0)1732 868102
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Information

Faversham Museum
Mr. John Culmer, Curator
Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre,
Preston Street,
Faversham,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME13 8NS

Tel:  +44 (0)1795 590726
Email:  Enquiries

Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre,
Dr. Arthur Percival, Director
Preston Street,
Faversham,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME13 8NS

Tel:  +44 (0)1795 534542
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Information

The Historic Dockyard Museum,
Chatham,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME4 4TZ

Info Line:  +44 (0)1634 823807
Trust Office:  +44 (0)1634 823800
Fax:  +44 (0)1634 823801
Website:  Information

Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery
St.Faith's Street,
Maidstone,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME14 1LH

Tel:  +44 (0)1622 602838
Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Information

Royal Museum and Art Gallery
High Street,
Canterbury,
Kent,
United Kingdom

Tel:  +44 (0)1227 452747
Website:  Information

Sandwich Guildhall Museum
Sandwich Town Council
Town Clerk's Office
Guildhall,
Sandwich,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT13 9AH

Tel:  +44 (0)1304 617197
Fax:  +44 (0)1304 620170
Email:  Direct from website
Website:  Information

Sittingbourne Heritage Museum
The Secretary,
111 Chalkwell Road,
Sittingbourne,
Kent,
United Kingdom
ME10 2LP

Email:  Enquiries
Website:  Information

Tenterden & District Museum
Station Road,
Tenterden,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN30 6NH

Tel:  +44 (0)1580 764 310
Website:  Information

Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery,
Civic Centre,
Mount Pleasant,
Royal Tunbridge Wells,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN1 1JN

Tel:  +44 (0)1892 554171
Website:  Information

Whitstable Museum and Gallery
Oxford Street
Whitstable,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT5 1DB

Tel:  +44 (0)1227 276 998
Email:  Direct from website
Website:  Information

Woodchurch Village Life Museum
Susans Hill
Woodchurch Near Ashford,
Kent,
United Kingdom
TN26 3RE

Tel:  +44 (0)1233 860240
Fax:  +44 (0)1233 860653
Website:  Information

Wye Rural Museum Trust
C/O Mr. Brian Wimsett
The Old Post Office,
Slip Line,
Dover,
Kent,
United Kingdom
CT15 7DE

Daytime Tel:  +44 (0)1304 824969
Evening Tel:  +44 (0)1304 824969
Email:  Enquiries