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Kent County Council (Ramsgate)


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Unpublished indexes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

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:
RAMSGATE LIBRARY HAS BEEN COMPLETELY DESTROYED BY FIRE AND HAD NO RESOURCES AVAILABLE.
IT IS HOPED THAT THE LIBRARY WILL BE REBUILD IN THE COMING YEARS.
Ramsgate Library and Museum
Guildford Lawn
Ramsgate
CT11 9QY
Tel: 01843 593532
Fax: 01843 852692
Email:
Contact: Linda Kember


Opening hours:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 0930-1300; 1400-1800
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Third Saturday of every month 0930-1300; 1400-1700


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 census returns Broadstairs (& St Peter's); Ramsgate (& St Lawrence)


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
Post Office Directory of Kent: 1845, 1851, 1853, 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

Current edition only



7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Thanet East, Ramsgate 1974-1983
Thanet South, Ramsgate 1984 to date

7(b) Poll Books

Kent 1734, 1754, 1790, 1802
East Kent 1832, 1837, July 1852, March 1857, 1865, April 1868


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

None


9. Unpublished Indexes

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10. Parish Registers

Ramsgate, Christ Church. Bishops Transcripts. C 1855-1905. Microfilm
Ramsgate, Holy Trinity. Parish Registers C 1845-1912; M 1864-1890. Bishops Transcripts C 1875-1913. Microfilm
Ramsgate St George. Parish Registers C 1827-1905; M 1827-1906; B 1827-1925. Bishops Transcripts c, B 1827-1910; M 1827-1837. Microfilm
Ramsgate St Paul. Parish Registers C 1874-1904; M1887-1912. Bishops Transcripts C 1884-1909. Microfilm
Ramsgate St Lawrence. Parish Registers C, M, B 1559-1812; C 1813-1938; M 1813-1906; B 1813-1898. Bishops Transcripts Archdeacons C, M, B 1560-1812; Bishops C, M, B 1611-1829; C, B 1829-1898; M 1829-1837. Microfilm
Ramsgate St Luke. Bishops Transcripts C 1876-1907. Microfilm
Ramsgate St Mary. Parish Registers C 1896-1932; Bishops Transcripts C 1884-1894. Microfilm
Parish Registers KFHS indexed transcripts C 1560-1984; M 1559-1977; B 1559-1984. Microfiche


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Archaeologia Cantiana


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

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13. Other material




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:


Other information