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Kent County Council (Broadstairs)


Contents
Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Directories
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Periodicals
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL: http://www.kent.gov.uk/e&l/artslib/coutser.html
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): KEN

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Broadstairs Library
The Broadway
Broadstairs
Kent
CT10 2BS
Tel: 01843 862994
Fax: 01843 861938
Email:
Contact: Sue Giardina



Opening hours:

Monday: 0930-1800
Tuesday: 0930-1800
Wednesday: 0930-1800
Thursday: 0930-1800
Friday: 0930-1900
Saturday: 0930-1700




Other Libraries:

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3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? Yes (first 30 minutes free then charges apply)

Provided by local Record Office? Yes
Contact: Centre for Kentish Studies, Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone, ME14 1XQ Tel: 01622-694363



4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations None





5. Census returns

Broadstairs (& St Peter's) 1841-1891
Kent 1881 name index (microfiche)


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Directories - Kent (on microfiche):
Universal British Directory 1792 (Kent section)
Pigot & Co's ... directory (Kent section) 1828-9, 1832-3-4, 1840
A. Bagshaw, History, Gazetteer and Directory of Kent 1847
J.G. Harrod and Co., Postal and Commercial Directory of Kent 1867
Green's Mid-Kent Directory 1874
Post Office Directory of Kent: 1845, 1851, 1853, 1859, 1862, 1870, 1874, 1878 (continued as Kelly's Directory)
Kelly's Directory of Kent: 1882, 1887, 1891, 1895, 1899, 1903, 1905, 1907, 1909, 1911, 1912, 1915, 1918, 1922, 1924, 1927, 1930, 1934, 1938 (ceased publication)




6(b) City and Town Directories

Directories - Thanet (on microfiche):
J. Williams, Isle of Thanet Directory 1849
Gregory & Co., Postal Directory for Margate, Ramsgate & Broadstairs 1878
Grant's Directory of the Isle of Thanet 1883-4
Hutchings & Crowsley Directory ... to the Isle of Thanet 1883-4, 1885-6
Kelly's Directory of the Isle of Thanet: 1897-8, 1898-9, 1900-1, 1901-2, 1903-4, 1904-5, 1905-6, 1906-7, 1907-8, 1909-10, 1911-12, 1913-14, 1915-16, 1916-17, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1948, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 (ceased publication)

6(c) Telephone Directories

Current edition only





7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

1974 to date



7(b) Poll Books

None




8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)






9. Unpublished Indexes

1841 census - Broadstairs & St Peters only
1851 census - Thanet




10. Parish Registers

Broadstairs Holy Trinity:-
Parish registers on microfiche
C 1850-1933
M 1851-1917
Bishops transcripts:
C 1850-1907
Broadstairs St Peter's:
Parish registers:
C, M, B 1582-1977
C 1777-1902
M 1754-1905
B 1777-1909
Parish registers. KFHS indexed transcripts:
C 1582-1852
M 1582-1883
B 1582-1875




11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Archaeologia Cantiana




12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

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13. Other material

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14. Guides to Collections

Local Studies Collections in Thanet.
Parish records in Thanet libraries.




15. Local Record Offices

East Kent Archives Centre
Enterprise Zone
Honeywood Road
Whitfield, Dover
CT16 3EH
Tel: 01304-829306
Fax: 01304-820783
Email:




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