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Kent County Council (Margate)


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Unpublished indexes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

Margate Library
Cecil Square
Margate
CT9 1RE
Tel: 01843 223626
Fax: 01843 293015
Email:
Contact: Beth Thomson


Opening hours:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 1400-1800
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 1400-1800
Saturday: 1st Saturday of every month 0930-1300; 1400-1700
(Opening hours for Local Studies Room)


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

Census returns - 1841-1891 Acol (or Wood); Birchington; Broadstairs (& St Peter's); Margate (& St John's); Minster; Monkton; Ramsgate (& St Lawrence); St Nicholas-at-Wade;
1841, 1861, 1871 Stonar


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
Melville's Directory & Gazetteer of Kent 1858
J.G. Harrod and Co., Postal and Commercial Directory of Kent 1867
Post Office Directory of Kent: 1845, 1852, 1855, 1859, 1862, 1866, 1870, 1874, 1878 (continued as Kelly's Directory)
Kelly's Directory of Kent: 1882, 1887, 1891, 1895, 1899, 1903, 1905, 1907, 1909, 1911, 1913, 1915, 1918, 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

Post Office, Canterbury area, alphabetical section 262 1978, 1979
British Telecom, Canterbury Area East, alphabetical, Section 333 1982, 1985, 1987, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998



7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Thanet East and West 1973-1983
Thanet North and South (Broadstairs, Ramsgate, Margate and Thanet parishes) 1984 to date
Borough of Margate 1870, 1911-1914, 1926-1930, 1932, 1934, 1936, 1938-39, 1947-50, 1952-54, 1957, 1962-63, 1968-70

7(b) Poll Books

Kent 1734
East Kent 1832, 1852, 1863, April 1868, November 1868


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

None


9. Unpublished Indexes

-


10. Parish Registers

Thanet parishes (microform)


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Archaeologia Cantiana
Family Tree
Kent Family History Society Journal


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

-


13. Other material

-


14. Guides to Collections

Local Studies Collection 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



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