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Kent County Council (Faversham)

Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
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

Faversham Library
Newton Road
ME13 8DY
Tel: 01795 532448
Fax: 01795 591229
Contact:Sue Samson c/o Sittingbourne Library Tel: 01795-477041

Opening hours:

Monday: 0930-1800
Tuesday: 0930-1800
Wednesday: 0930-1800
Thursday: 0930-1230
Friday: 0930-1900
Saturday: 0930-1600

Other Libraries:


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

1841-1891 Badlesmere, Boughton under Blean, Buckland, Davington, Ddoddington, Dunkirk, Eastling, Faversham, Goodnestone, Graveney, Hernhill, Leaveland, Linstead (Lynsted), Luddenham, Newnham, Norton, Oare, Ospringe, Preston next Faversham, Selling, Sheldwich, Stallsfield, Stare next Faversham, Teynham, Throwley
1881 Census Name Index, Kent

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Kent directories on microfiche 1828-1938

6(b) City and Town Directories

Faversham directories: 1888, 1908, 1926, 1937, 1939
Faversham and Sittingbourne: 1963, 1965

6(c) Telephone Directories

Current edition only

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Faversham burgess rolls 1904, 1905, 1907 (photocopies)
Faversham electoral registers 1984 to date

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)


9. Unpublished Indexes

10. Parish Registers

Faversham and surrounding villages: microfilm copies

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Faversham Institute Monthly Journal May 1862-February 1920 Bound vols.

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material


14. Guides to Collections

Local Studies Collection Guide

15. Local Record Offices

Centre for Kentish Studies
Sessions House
County Hall
ME14 1XQ

Other information